Beverage Ends

AF059D

Automatic Shell Gauge

More flexible, more capable and now with automatic grain alignment.

Tests beverage shell sizes from 200 through 206 diameters (209 on application) with no change parts required. Includes optical grain alignment and automatic sorting of passed and failed ends.

Tests:

  • Curl Height
  • Countersink
  • Unit Height
  • Panel Depth
  • Curl Opening
  • External Curl Diameter
  • Internal Curl Diameter

AF059D

Automatic Shell Gauge

More flexible, more capable and now with automatic grain alignment.

Tests beverage shell sizes from 200 through 206 diameters (209 on application) with no change parts required. Includes optical grain alignment and automatic sorting of passed and failed ends.

Tests:

  • Curl Height
  • Countersink
  • Unit Height
  • Panel Depth
  • Curl Opening
  • External Curl Diameter
  • Internal Curl Diameter

FEATURES

V3 Microprocessor Controller. (No PC or MS Windows)

19” Colour LCD Capacitive Touch Screen interface.

Automatic Tab Locater system allows testing of tabbed Full Panel Ends.

Automatic Grain Alignment.

6 Load Bins – adjustable size.

Ethernet Data Transfer.

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

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DJ111E

Automatic Compound Weight Gauge

Dual tray oven, multi-size automatic compound weight. Now faster with new pick and place gantry.

Tests

  • Compound Weight
  • Moisture Content

DJ111E

Automatic Compound Weight Gauge

Dual tray oven, multi-size automatic compound weight. Now faster with new pick and place gantry.

Tests

  • Compound Weight
  • Moisture Content

FEATURES

Next generation V3 Embedded Microprocessor with new user-interface. (No PC and no Microsoft Windows)

19″ LCD Colour Capacitive Touch Screen and Cherry keyboard (tray).

4 adjustable unlined shell loading bins.

8 lined shell cassettes.

Automatic oven baking, cooling and weighing.

PID controlled baking oven.

Gun #1 Auto Detect Dimple Scanner – Automatic scanning of shells to detect the dimple gun #1 forms in shell, for automatic data sorting. Without this option the operator must input to the gauge where in the stack of samples gun #1 sample is located.

Uses a high-precision Ohaus® Pioneer Scale.

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LD136B

Automatic Buckle Gauge

The world’s first dual size automatic beverage end buckle gauge.

Tests both missile/vent and buckle strength with real time graphing of pressure over time. Now with dual vision camera vent area detection.

Dual size automatic buckle testing of beverage ends.

Tests

  • Buckle Strength
  • Vent/Missile Test

Optional

Burst (with countersink support ring)

LD136B

Automatic Buckle Gauge

The world’s first dual size automatic beverage end buckle gauge.

Tests both missile/vent and buckle strength with real time graphing of pressure over time. Now with dual vision camera vent area detection.

Dual size automatic buckle testing of beverage ends.

Tests

  • Buckle Strength
  • Vent/Missile Test

Optional

Burst (with countersink support ring)

FEATURES

V2 Microprocessor Controller. (No PC or MS Windows)

15” Colour LCD Touch Screen interface.

4 adjustable loading bins.

Dual size capable. (If burst option is not fitted.)

Automatic tab alignment for Vent/Missile Testing.

Real time graphing of pressure/time.

Industry standard rubber seal changeparts.

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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ME163D

Automatic End Enamel Rater (mA Gauge)

The world’s first multi head automatic shell and end exposure gauge.

Tests SOT Stay-On-Tab Beverage Ends – 200, 202, 206 sizes using appropriate change-part. (209 version available to special order).

Tests:
Metal Exposure mA

ME163D

Automatic End Enamel Rater (mA Gauge)

The world’s first multi head automatic shell and end exposure gauge.

Tests SOT Stay-On-Tab Beverage Ends – 200, 202, 206 sizes using appropriate change-part. (209 version available to special order).

Tests:
Metal Exposure mA

FEATURES

V2 Microprocessor Controller. (No PC or MS Windows)

15” Colour LCD Touch Screen interface.

4 End Bins – 60 ends per bin minimum.

Automatic electrolytic solution metering from large reservoir

Automatic scoring and continuity checks

Utilizes industry proven WACO instrumentation

Integrated 20L electrolyte tank

Fast <15 second cycle time (based on 4 second immersion)

Pass/Fail eject chute

Ethernet Data Transfer

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

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MK123C

Automatic Pop & Tear & Tab Strength Gauge

MULTI-SIZE AND HIGH SPEED. NOW TESTS BOTH SOT AND RPT ENDS WITHOUT CHANGEPARTS OR CHANGEOVER.

Tests SOT (Stay-On-Tab) and RPT (Ring Pull) Beverage Ends. Multi-size, any end, any size – 200, 202, 206 and 209 sizes

  • Pop and Tear
  • Tab Strength
  • Rivet Tightness

MK123C

Automatic Pop & Tear & Tab Strength Gauge

MULTI-SIZE AND HIGH SPEED. NOW TESTS BOTH SOT AND RPT ENDS WITHOUT CHANGEPARTS OR CHANGEOVER.

Tests SOT (Stay-On-Tab) and RPT (Ring Pull) Beverage Ends. Multi-size, any end, any size – 200, 202, 206 and 209 sizes

  • Pop and Tear
  • Tab Strength
  • Rivet Tightness

FEATURES

Dual testing of SOT and RPT ends

Tab Tracer for automatic tab alignment and rivet tightness under no force.

V2 Microprocessor Controller. (No PC or MS Windows)

15” Colour LCD Touch Screen interface.

Real-time waveform graphing

4 End Bins – 60 ends per bin minimum.

Automatic tab alignment

Automatic tab rotation to selectable 90, 180 and 270º

Pass/Fail eject chute

Ethernet Data Transfer

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

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MPJ180A

Automatic Combined Compound Weight & Placement Gauge

PACKED WITH FEATURES!

Automatically tests, prints a barcode and scans the barcode to link results. Boasting the features you know and love from our compound weight and placement gauges, the MPJ180 gauge still uses our dual curl unrolling process to minimise compound smear and a Ohaus® Precision Scale with high-resolution option to 0.0001g (0.1mg).

Tests:

  • Compound Width
  • Compound Weight
  • Compound Band Width
  • Cut Edge to Compound
  • Shoulder to Compound
  • Moisture Content
  • Feature Detection (Skip, Slider, Void, Gun Start)

MPJ180A

Automatic Combined Compound Weight & Placement Gauge

PACKED WITH FEATURES!

Automatically tests, prints a barcode and scans the barcode to link results. Boasting the features you know and love from our compound weight and placement gauges, the MPJ180 gauge still uses our dual curl unrolling process to minimise compound smear and a Ohaus® Precision Scale with high-resolution option to 0.0001g (0.1mg).

Tests:

  • Compound Width
  • Compound Weight
  • Compound Band Width
  • Cut Edge to Compound
  • Shoulder to Compound
  • Moisture Content
  • Feature Detection (Skip, Slider, Void, Gun Start)

FEATURES

Next generation V3 system with a new user interface

19″ LCD capacitive touch screen and keyboard (tray)

Unrolling of curl to minimise compound smearing

0.01mm camera resolution

Detailed waveform graphing of compound and end edges

Precision vision camera system with 360° scanning

Automatic pre-weigh mode

Moisture content test mode

Ohaus® precision 0.0001mg scale

Automatic cooling and post weigh

Built-in printer and barcode scanner system to link results

Dimple scanning station

Pass/fail eject chute

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MW146B

Automatic Compound Placement Gauge

Automatic curl unrolling, precision vision camera system with 360º scanning.

Featuring Multi Point Testing mode and our Automatic Continuous Test mode which will provide you with maximum, minimum and average readings.

Tests:

Compound Width

Cut edge to Compound

Shoulder to compound

Feature detection e.g. skip, slider, voids, gun start etc.

Integrates with DJ111 Auto Compound Weight Gauge

MW146B

Automatic Compound Placement Gauge

Automatic curl unrolling, precision vision camera system with 360º scanning.

Featuring Multi Point Testing mode and our Automatic Continuous Test mode which will provide you with maximum, minimum and average readings.

Tests:

Compound Width

Cut edge to Compound

Shoulder to compound

Feature detection e.g. skip, slider, voids, gun start etc.

Integrates with DJ111 Auto Compound Weight Gauge

FEATURES

V2 Microprocessor Controller with 15” Colour LCD Touch Screen interface. (No PC or MS Windows)

4 End Bins – 60 ends per bin minimum

Resolution 0.01mm

Real time graphing of compound and end edges

Unrolling of curl to minimize compound smearing

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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SR071C

Automatic End Progression & Score Residual Gauge

VT x METOP®. Making progress every step of the way.

Fully automatic end progression gauge uses high-precision lasers and our in house designed and built X-Y & Rotate table. The system measures bubble, button, rivet and finished end parameters. Partnering with globally recognised Metop®, the system automatically measures score residual, anti-missile, end thickness and rivet thickness.

Tests:

End Progression

Score Residual (Metop®)

SR071C

Automatic End Progression & Score Residual Gauge

VT x METOP®. Making progress every step of the way.

Fully automatic end progression gauge uses high-precision lasers and our in house designed and built X-Y & Rotate table. The system measures bubble, button, rivet and finished end parameters. Partnering with globally recognised Metop®, the system automatically measures score residual, anti-missile, end thickness and rivet thickness.

Tests:

End Progression

Score Residual (Metop®)

FEATURES

Next generation V3 system with a new user interface

19″ LCD capacitive touch screen and keyboard (tray)

Operator-free measurement

High-precision Micro-Epsilon® lasers

Multisize: 200-209 ends – no changeparts required. 209 available on application

Detailed graphing of bubble and button profile – tool misalignment

Calibration ceramic block – self-referencing 0.5mm

Guaranteed GR&R on end progression

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TK065I

Automatic Openability Gauge

The World Standard just got better, with our internationally patented tab tracer!

The Versatile Technology TK065 Openability Gauge is the market leading pressurised automatic pop and tear gauge and is used by all the major end makers worldwide.

It is unparalleled when it comes to available test modes, features and end capacity.

Test Modes

  • Pop and Tear No Pressure
  • Pop and Tear Single Pressure
  • Pop and Tear Dual Pressure (Pasteurisation simulation)
  • Missile/Vent
  • Tab Tuck under
  • Fast Open/Thermal Checks
  • Rivet Tightness

TK065I

Automatic Openability Gauge

The World Standard just got better, with our internationally patented tab tracer!

The Versatile Technology TK065 Openability Gauge is the market leading pressurised automatic pop and tear gauge and is used by all the major end makers worldwide.

It is unparalleled when it comes to available test modes, features and end capacity.

Test Modes

  • Pop and Tear No Pressure
  • Pop and Tear Single Pressure
  • Pop and Tear Dual Pressure (Pasteurisation simulation)
  • Missile/Vent
  • Tab Tuck under
  • Fast Open/Thermal Checks
  • Rivet Tightness

FEATURES

Sizes: 200 – 206 (209 on request)

Tab Tracer for automatic tab alignment and rivet tightness under no force.

V2 Microprocessor Controller with 15” Colour LCD Touch Screen interface. (No PC or MS Windows)

Real time graphing of force, angle, and pressure.

Non-contact camera-based automatic tab alignment.

Mechanical tab rotation for tab strength to 90, 180 or 270 degrees for tab strength testing

End Capacity 480 ends

Camera checks for missile and tuck under.

Auto saving of previous 50 test sequences

Output Data caching – when network connection is lost the output data is saved locally until  the network connection is re-established.

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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DV036E

End Buckle & Missile Gauge

Our new Panel Growth monitoring technology accurately monitors and detects the growth and buckle of the end.

Provides realtime graphing on the 12″ LCD touch screen

You can test both free and seamed on beverage ends.

Tests SOT & RP

FREE END:

  • missile (vent)
  • buckle
  • burst
  • score integrity (option)

SEAMED ON:

  • missile (vent)
  • buckle
  • burst
  • rock

CAPACITIES:

200-209 Ends

211 bodied cans standard

202, 204, 206  and 209 can body kits available.

DV036E

End Buckle & Missile Gauge

Our new Panel Growth monitoring technology accurately monitors and detects the growth and buckle of the end.

Provides realtime graphing on the 12″ LCD touch screen

You can test both free and seamed on beverage ends.

Tests SOT & RP

FREE END:

  • missile (vent)
  • buckle
  • burst
  • score integrity (option)

SEAMED ON:

  • missile (vent)
  • buckle
  • burst
  • rock

CAPACITIES:

200-209 Ends

211 bodied cans standard

202, 204, 206  and 209 can body kits available.

FEATURES

Software selectable fast and slow flow rates for each type of end.

Real-time graphing of pressure signatures for all testmodes.

Traditional Pressure Drop or new Panel Growth buckle detection.

Easy to use 12″ LCD touch screen, with multi-language support.

On screen data table with colour pass/ fail indicatorBuilt in pressure intensifier creates 10Bar (145psi) test pressure.

Quick swap change-parts for different end diametersEthernet Data Transfer and USB port for program updates, settings backup and off-line data storage.

Standard Colour: Blue Hammertone Powder Coat

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DV036E-LITE

End Buckle & Missile Gauge

Our new Panel Growth monitoring technology accurately monitors and detects the growth and buckle of the end.

Provides realtime graphing on the 12″ LCD touch screen

Beverage end tests:

  • missile (vent)
  • buckle
  • burst
  • score integrity (option)

Tests SOT & RP

CAPACITIES:

200-209 Ends

202, 204, 206  and 209 can body kits available.

DV036E-LITE

End Buckle & Missile Gauge

Our new Panel Growth monitoring technology accurately monitors and detects the growth and buckle of the end.

Provides realtime graphing on the 12″ LCD touch screen

Beverage end tests:

  • missile (vent)
  • buckle
  • burst
  • score integrity (option)

Tests SOT & RP

CAPACITIES:

200-209 Ends

202, 204, 206  and 209 can body kits available.

FEATURES

Software selectable fast and slow flow rates for each type of end.

Real-time graphing of pressure signatures for all testmodes.

Traditional Pressure Drop or new Panel Growth buckle detection.

Easy to use 12″ LCD touch screen, with multi-language support.

On screen data table with colour pass/ fail indicatorBuilt in pressure intensifier creates 10Bar (145psi) test pressure.

Quick swap change-parts for different end diametersEthernet Data Transfer and USB port for program updates, settings backup and off-line data storage.

Standard Colour: Blue Hammertone Powder Coat

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PC031F

Pop and Tear Gauge

The industry standard in Pop & Tear testing.

Measures:
Pop, Tear & Tab strength.
Records Force Vs time or Force Vs angle

Test Modes:

  • Full Opening 90
  • Full Opening 90 – 2 Pop
  • Full Open
  • SOT Time
  • SOT Angle
  • Tab Strength SOT
  • Tab Strength Angle
  • Tab Strength Ring Pull
  • Ring Pull

Capacities:

  • Stay on Tabs
  • Ring Pull Ends
  • Full Opening Ends
  • Maximum Diameter: 99

PC031F

Pop and Tear Gauge

The industry standard in Pop & Tear testing.

Measures:
Pop, Tear & Tab strength.
Records Force Vs time or Force Vs angle

Test Modes:

  • Full Opening 90
  • Full Opening 90 – 2 Pop
  • Full Open
  • SOT Time
  • SOT Angle
  • Tab Strength SOT
  • Tab Strength Angle
  • Tab Strength Ring Pull
  • Ring Pull

Capacities:

  • Stay on Tabs
  • Ring Pull Ends
  • Full Opening Ends
  • Maximum Diameter: 99

FEATURES

V3 Embedded Microprocessor. (No PC and no Microsoft Windows)

Real-time on-screen Force Vs Time or Angle waveform plotting.

USB Service port.

RS232 & direct Ethernet data output capability.

Backup settings and export.

Waveform data to USB Stick.

Integral calibration stand.

Custom test profiles for different end characteristics.

Software adjustable sample rates and detection methods.

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RB133A

Automatic Beverage End Enamel Rater

200-209 diameter ends (other sizes upon request)

RB133A

Automatic Beverage End Enamel Rater

200-209 diameter ends (other sizes upon request)

FEATURES

No end preparation required

Automatic electrolytic solution metering from large resevoir

Automatic electrical contact from four points

Automatic scoring and continuity checks

Reliable positive sealing of end

Utilizes industry proven WACO Enamel Rater 11 technology

Easy electrolyte filling and flushing plus level gauge

Large end bin capacity or direct feed-in

Simple no tool drop in change-part for different end size

V2 embedded microprocesser system – no PC & no MS windows

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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