Beverage Cans

ACS-T34A

Automatic Coating Thickness Gauge

ACS-T34 – invading the world! Combined SpecMetrix & V.T. Automatic Coating Thickness Gauge. 

360º Automatic continuous scanning. Realtime waveform graphing displays true maximum, minimum and average coating thickness instantly.

Measures any standard beverage can diameters including 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 cans with any height without changeover or stopping. Now features our dark night module for UV rim coat inspection.

Automatic tests include:

  • Coating Thickness
  • Internal lacquer – Neck, Wall, Chime & Dome
  • External lacquer – Over Varnish & Over Ink
  • Rim Coat – Rim Coat Thickness & Rim Coat Presence

ACS-T34A

Automatic Coating Thickness Gauge

ACS-T34 – invading the world! Combined SpecMetrix & V.T. Automatic Coating Thickness Gauge. 

360º Automatic continuous scanning. Realtime waveform graphing displays true maximum, minimum and average coating thickness instantly.

Measures any standard beverage can diameters including 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 cans with any height without changeover or stopping. Now features our dark night module for UV rim coat inspection.

Automatic tests include:

  • Coating Thickness
  • Internal lacquer – Neck, Wall, Chime & Dome
  • External lacquer – Over Varnish & Over Ink
  • Rim Coat – Rim Coat Thickness & Rim Coat Presence

FEATURES

Non-contact measurement

Measures wet and dry inks

Fully programmable coating thickness positions

Automatic, multisize and requires zero operator labour/influence.

Heat map – visible graph of coating distribution

Selectable up to 7 measurement bands

V2 Microprocessor Controller. No PC and no Microsoft Windows

15” Colour LCD touch screen interface

Four lane conveyor.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

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AD142B

Automatic Front End Can and Cup Gauge

Scan both cans and cups on the same gauge with no need to stop or change parts.

360º  Automatic continuous scanning graph displays true maximum, minimum and average wall thickness plus can height instantly.

Standard beverage can diameters including 202, 204, 206 and 211 cans without changeover.

Standard beverage can heights from 250ml through to 610ml without changeover.

AD142B

Automatic Front End Can and Cup Gauge

Scan both cans and cups on the same gauge with no need to stop or change parts.

360º  Automatic continuous scanning graph displays true maximum, minimum and average wall thickness plus can height instantly.

Standard beverage can diameters including 202, 204, 206 and 211 cans without changeover.

Standard beverage can heights from 250ml through to 610ml without changeover.

FEATURES

Measures lubricated cans and cups.

Automatic metal grain alignment for cups.

Programmable wall thickness location.

Instant graphing of Top Wall, Mid Wall and Vertical Scan.

Physical indent to assess scanned data with the product.

Single Point, Multi Point and Scanned Wall Thickness for lubricated cans.

V2 Microprocessor Controller. No PC and no Microsoft Windows

15” Colour LCD touch screen interface

4 lane conveyor.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

Standard Colour:  Blue Hammertone Powder Coat.

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HD131D

Automatic Beverage Can Enamel Rater

DON’T LET THE METAL EXPOSE YOU!

Tests metal exposure (mA).

Fully automatic & multisize.

HD131D

Automatic Beverage Can Enamel Rater

DON’T LET THE METAL EXPOSE YOU!

Tests metal exposure (mA).

Fully automatic & multisize.

FEATURES

V2 Microprocessor Controller. (No PC and no Microsoft Windows)

15” Colour LCD touch screen interface.

Height adjustable fill station.

Filling and draining are performed simultaneously.

Recyclable test solution.

Salinity sensor.

Tank sensor.

4 lane conveyor.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

Standard Colour: Storm Blue Duratec Powder Coat.

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KW141B

Automatic Axial Load – Dome Growth and Dome Buckle Gauge

World’s only multisize crush & buckle gauge in a compact footprint.

Test any beverage can diameter including 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 cans without stopping or changeover.

Test any beverage neck size including 200, 202, 204 and 209 without stopping or changeover.

Test any standard beverage can height from 150ml through to 750ml without stopping or changeover.

With unlimited sizes, changeparts are a thing of the past!

KW141B

Automatic Axial Load – Dome Growth and Dome Buckle Gauge

World’s only multisize crush & buckle gauge in a compact footprint.

Test any beverage can diameter including 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 cans without stopping or changeover.

Test any beverage neck size including 200, 202, 204 and 209 without stopping or changeover.

Test any standard beverage can height from 150ml through to 750ml without stopping or changeover.

With unlimited sizes, changeparts are a thing of the past!

FEATURES

Real time graphing of Axial Load/Distance and Dome Growth/Pressure.

Multi size neck adapters. Test any neck size and trimmed cans.

Multi size rotating jaws. Measure any body diameter.

Integrated can crusher.

V2 Microprocessor Controller. No PC and no Microsoft Windows.

15” Colour LCD touch screen interface.

4 lane conveyor.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

Standard Colour: Blue Hammer tone Powder Coat.

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MP44A

Automatic Back End Gauge

The World’s only automatic continuous scanning back end gauge! It’s designed to be tested!

Tests standard beverage can diameters 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 cans without changeover.

Tests standard beverage necks 200, 202 and 206 without changeover.

Tests standard beverage can heights from 200ml through 750ml (7.05oz to 25oz) without changeover.

  • Factory Finished Can Height
  • Plug Neck Diameter
  • Flange Width
  • Reform Dome Parameters (when fitted)
  • Reform Dome Depth
  • Reform Dome Diameter
  • Reform Dome Diameter Height
  • Reform Groove Diameter
  • Reform Groove Height

MP44A

Automatic Back End Gauge

The World’s only automatic continuous scanning back end gauge! It’s designed to be tested!

Tests standard beverage can diameters 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 cans without changeover.

Tests standard beverage necks 200, 202 and 206 without changeover.

Tests standard beverage can heights from 200ml through 750ml (7.05oz to 25oz) without changeover.

  • Factory Finished Can Height
  • Plug Neck Diameter
  • Flange Width
  • Reform Dome Parameters (when fitted)
  • Reform Dome Depth
  • Reform Dome Diameter
  • Reform Dome Diameter Height
  • Reform Groove Diameter
  • Reform Groove Height

FEATURES

Scanning Reform Diameter and Groove Diameter option.

Flange Angle & J-Point Measurements

200, 202 and 206 split sectors fitted standard.

Manual / Automatic Can loading.

Accept / reject output lanes.

V2 Microprocessor Controller. No PC and no Microsoft Windows.

15” Colour LCD touch screen interface.

4 lane conveyor.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

Standard Color:  Blue Hammer tone Powder Coat.

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RD250

Automatic Axial Load Gauge for Bottle Cans

THE WORLD’S FIRST AUTOMATIC BOTTLE CAN AXIAL LOAD GAUGE. WHY GO ANYWHERE ELSE?

Measures axial load on finished bottle cans.

RD250

Automatic Axial Load Gauge for Bottle Cans

THE WORLD’S FIRST AUTOMATIC BOTTLE CAN AXIAL LOAD GAUGE. WHY GO ANYWHERE ELSE?

Measures axial load on finished bottle cans.

FEATURES

Real time graphing of Axial Load/Distance

V2 Microprocessor Controller. No PC and no Microsoft Windows

15” Colour LCD touch screen interface

Four lane conveyor.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

Standard Color:  Blue Hammer tone Powder Coat.

Single Station with quick changeparts

 

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SF151A

Automatic Buckle Gauge for Bottle Cans

WORLD’S FIRST AUTOMATIC BUCKLE GAUGE FOR BOTTLE CAN DOME.

Measures dome buckle on beverage bottle cans.

SF151A

Automatic Buckle Gauge for Bottle Cans

WORLD’S FIRST AUTOMATIC BUCKLE GAUGE FOR BOTTLE CAN DOME.

Measures dome buckle on beverage bottle cans.

FEATURES

Multiheight. Quick diameter changeover for Dome Buckle

Real time graphing of Dome Pressure.

V2 Microprocessor Controller. No PC and no Microsoft Windows.

15” Colour LCD touch screen interface.

4 lane conveyor.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

Standard Colour: Blue Hammer tone Powder Coat

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BE056C

Back End Gauge

The Perfect Gauging Partner.

Measures standard finished beverage can dimensions.

Tests

  • Plug Neck Diameter. Split Sector Method.
  • Finished Can Height. Multipoint, single point.
  • Flange Width. Multipoint, single point.
  • Optional Reform Dome Scanner station.
  • Reform Dome Diameter.
  • Reform Groove Diameter.
  • Reform Groove and Diameter height.

BE056C

Back End Gauge

The Perfect Gauging Partner.

Measures standard finished beverage can dimensions.

Tests

  • Plug Neck Diameter. Split Sector Method.
  • Finished Can Height. Multipoint, single point.
  • Flange Width. Multipoint, single point.
  • Optional Reform Dome Scanner station.
  • Reform Dome Diameter.
  • Reform Groove Diameter.
  • Reform Groove and Diameter height.

FEATURES

Available for 202, 204, 207.5, 211, 300 Body Diameters.

4 Station Case Includes:

  • Finished Can Height
  • Plug Diameter
  • Flange Width
  • Blanking Plate or Option

Capacities:
Aluminium or Steel cans
(Please confirm can sizes prior to ordering)

Guaranteed R&R to agreed manufacturing tolerances

Single-point, Multiple-point and TIR modes

Quick adjustment for different can heights

Automatic can alignment on FCH/DD, FW & PD

On-screen data tabulation

Color coded out of specification

Create test profile library’s for individual parts

Alphanumerical Industrial Stainless Steel keypad

Integral RS232 & Ethernet data ports

USB service port allows easy program updates, back-up/restore of settings

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EH179A

Multisize Semi-automatic Front End Gauge

The perfect balance between manual and automatic. Discover the potential.

Standard beverage can diameters 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 any height – 200ml to 750ml (7.05oz to 25oz) without changeover.

Mid and top wall thickness.

Dome depth.

Trimmed can height. (Resolution 0.00001)

Cup option tests all standard beverage can cups without changeover between sizes or cans.

EH179A

Multisize Semi-automatic Front End Gauge

The perfect balance between manual and automatic. Discover the potential.

Standard beverage can diameters 202, 204, 206, 211 and 300 any height – 200ml to 750ml (7.05oz to 25oz) without changeover.

Mid and top wall thickness.

Dome depth.

Trimmed can height. (Resolution 0.00001)

Cup option tests all standard beverage can cups without changeover between sizes or cans.

FEATURES

V2 microprocessor controller. (No PC or MS Windows)

15” colour LCD touch screen interface.

Measures dry and lubricated cans.

Programmable wall thickness location.

Real time graphing of top wall, mid wall and vertical scan.

Single point, multipoint and scanned wall thickness. (Note: Lubricated cans only.)

Ethernet data transfer.

USB port for program updates, settings backup and off line data storage.

Standard colour: blue hammertone powder coat.

Note: Gauge is semi-automatic and requires operator to load samples.

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FE056F

Front End Gauge

The world’s most accurate and repeatable system.

Manually loaded Front End Gauge for standard, trimmed cans straight off the bodymaker. (Lubricated cans only)

Tests

  • Top Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Mid Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Trimmed Can Height. Multipoint and Single Point.
  • Find Thickest/Thinnest point mode.
  • Dome Depth.
  • Graphical display of wall thickness.

Notes:

Single diameter only. Use FE129 Dual Head Front End Gauge for dual diameter measurement, or consider the Versatile AD142 Automatic Front End which can measure all sizes without changeover.

FE056F

Front End Gauge

The world’s most accurate and repeatable system.

Manually loaded Front End Gauge for standard, trimmed cans straight off the bodymaker. (Lubricated cans only)

Tests

  • Top Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Mid Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Trimmed Can Height. Multipoint and Single Point.
  • Find Thickest/Thinnest point mode.
  • Dome Depth.
  • Graphical display of wall thickness.

Notes:

Single diameter only. Use FE129 Dual Head Front End Gauge for dual diameter measurement, or consider the Versatile AD142 Automatic Front End which can measure all sizes without changeover.

FEATURES

Available for 202, 204, 207.5, 211, 300 Body Diameters.

Aluminium or Steel cans

Please confirm can sizes prior to ordering

Guaranteed GR&R to agreed manufacturing tolerances

Single-point, Multiple-point and TIR modes

Quick adjustment for different can heights

Automatic can alignment on TCH/DD

Graphical viewing of wall thickness

Find thickest or thinnest section on the actual can

RS232 and Ethernet data ports

USB Service Port

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FE129C

Dual Head Front End Gauge

Double the data, double the fun.

Tests

  • Top Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Mid Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Trimmed Can Height. Multipoint and Single Point.
  • Find Thickest/Thinnest point mode.
  • Dome Depth.
  • Graphical display of wall thickness.

FE129 Dual Head Front End Gauge features additional can wall station.

Great for Swingline (changeover) plants.

FE129C

Dual Head Front End Gauge

Double the data, double the fun.

Tests

  • Top Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Mid Wall Thickness. Continuous, true average, multipoint and single point.
  • Trimmed Can Height. Multipoint and Single Point.
  • Find Thickest/Thinnest point mode.
  • Dome Depth.
  • Graphical display of wall thickness.

FE129 Dual Head Front End Gauge features additional can wall station.

Great for Swingline (changeover) plants.

FEATURES

Available for 202, 204, 207.5, 211, 300 Body Diameters.

Aluminium or Steel cans

Please confirm can sizes prior to ordering

Guaranteed GR&R to agreed manufacturing tolerances

Single-point, Multiple-point and TIR modes

Quick adjustment for different can heights

Automatic can alignment on TCH/DD

Graphical viewing of wall thickness

Find thickest or thinnest section on the actual can

RS232 and Ethernet data ports

USB Service Port

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JC010C

Axial Load Gauge

SMALL FOOTPRINT, LARGE PERFORMANCE.

Tests

  • Axial load (crush) – full scale load 250kg (550lb)

JC010C

Axial Load Gauge

SMALL FOOTPRINT, LARGE PERFORMANCE.

Tests

  • Axial load (crush) – full scale load 250kg (550lb)

FEATURES

V2 microprocessor controller. No PC and no Microsoft Windows required.

12″ colour LCD touch screen interface.

Real-time graphing of force versus time.

Data tabulation with “out of specification” tolerances.

Industry standard testing.

Automatic can height sensing with no height spacers required.

Accepts all beverage can sizes.

Simple to use with excellent serviceability.

Interfaces to your chosen SPC software package.

Rugged construction to suit placement on factory floor with a tough steel chassis and powder coat finish.

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PT012E

Dome Reversal Gauge

Invented by V.T. Copied by the world.

Manually loaded Dome Reversal Gauge for standard, finished beverage cans.

Tests

  • Dome Reversal. Real time graph of pressure.
  • Manual Dome Reversal Mode. Pre measure height of can then insert can in gauge. Can is pressurised to preset value eg 90PSI or 620 KPa. Remove can to measure height and compute dome growth.
  • Option: Dome Growth Module
  • Dome Growth. Automatically measures dome growth.

Notes:

Single diameter only. Standard gauge is 211 size. Optional 202 Can Insert Kit allows testing of 202 body cans. Gauge can be ordered in dedicated 202 size as well as 204, 206 and sleek cans.

Capacities:

  • 211 Bodied Beverage cans
  • 25 to 50cl Capacity
  • Necks 202 to 211
  • Aluminium or Steel cans
  • 300, 204 & 202 Bodied Models available

PT012E

Dome Reversal Gauge

Invented by V.T. Copied by the world.

Manually loaded Dome Reversal Gauge for standard, finished beverage cans.

Tests

  • Dome Reversal. Real time graph of pressure.
  • Manual Dome Reversal Mode. Pre measure height of can then insert can in gauge. Can is pressurised to preset value eg 90PSI or 620 KPa. Remove can to measure height and compute dome growth.
  • Option: Dome Growth Module
  • Dome Growth. Automatically measures dome growth.

Notes:

Single diameter only. Standard gauge is 211 size. Optional 202 Can Insert Kit allows testing of 202 body cans. Gauge can be ordered in dedicated 202 size as well as 204, 206 and sleek cans.

Capacities:

  • 211 Bodied Beverage cans
  • 25 to 50cl Capacity
  • Necks 202 to 211
  • Aluminium or Steel cans
  • 300, 204 & 202 Bodied Models available

FEATURES

Single seal operation – no change parts

Test Finished and straight walled cans

Colour TFT display

Real-time on-screen Pressure Vs Time waveform plotting

Internal pressure intensifier included  (145psi out)

USB Service Port

Integral RS232 and Ethernet data ports

Interlocked safety door

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