Non-contact measurement with light

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Acceleration (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. Depending on the sensor type this can be executed very quickly or with very high resolution. The velocity and acceleration of an object can be determined by linking the measured values of the position with the measuring time.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Acceleration (VLM)

Description: The measuring device VLM records the surface velocity of the measuring object optically and contact-free from the distance. This takes place independently from its color, brightness or surface structure. Due to the measuring principle the device works slip-free and records high accelerations, too.
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Color

Description: CROMLAVIEW color sensors are based on the three-range procedure and they process colors according to human perception. Color-sensitive filters, which emulate the tristimulus function of the human eye, facilitate the correct recognition of color values. In terms of color information, opaque solid objects can be evaluated in the epi-illumination method, transparent liquids in the transmitted light method and self-luminous objects in the active mode.
Applications: Abrasion measurement (Research and Development), Coating inspection (Quality assurance), Coating inspection (Quality assurance), Coating inspection of foam material (Conveyor belt), Color inspection (Final assembly), Color inspection (Final assembly), Color inspection (Quality assurance), PET preform inspection (Filling plant)
Products: CR10, CR100, CR100-FO, CR200, CR200E, CR200EI, CR200P, CR200PN, CR210, CR210E, CR210EI, CR210P, CR210PN, CR500

Degree of stretching and Skin pass level

Description: The measuring device VLM records the surface velocity of the measuring object optically and contact-free from the distance. This takes place independently from its color, brightness or surface structure. The measuring principle of the device allows for slip-free operation and records high accelerations, too. Due to the high precision of measurements several sensors can be used to detect slight differential velocity, such as the degree of stretching and skin pass level.
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Diameter (LDM)

Description: Broad objects can be geometrically measured with the laser distance sensors of the LDM series. In order to measure the diameter of a roll, only the distance to the axis needs to be known. Via the programmable offset and the scaling factor the measuring device is parameterized in a way that the diameter is directly output.
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Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A

Diameter (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. From two edge positions of a round object the camera determines its diameter.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Distance (LDM)

Description: By means of laser radiation and special measuring procedures the laser distance sensors of the LDM series are capable of measuring the distance between themselves and almost any natural surface. Depending on the deployed type they can reach distances of up to 300 m with a precision down to the millimetre and achieve measuring frequencies of up to 30 kHz. The devices of the LDM series use harmless laser radiation in the visible (red, 650nm, laser class 2) or invisible (infrared, 935nm, laser class 1) range of the spectrum.
Applications: Collision avoidance (Gantry cranes), Distance measurement (Ports, docking systems), Position detection (Engineering)
Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41E and LDM42E, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A, RF51M

Distance (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. The camera uses two edge positions to determine their distance.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Fill level (LDM)

Description: The detection of the fill level of solid materials in silos can easily be realised with the devices of the LDM series. Mounted at the top of the silo the distance sensor measures the distance to the angle of repose of the poured-in material permanently. Signaling of the fill level is executed via the freely-programmable analog output. At the same time, reaching the limit values "Full" and "Empty" can be realised via the digital switching outputs which can also be adjusted.
Applications: Fill level measurement (Bulk solid silo), Fill level measurement (Cement storage)
Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41E and LDM42E, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS10A, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A, RF51M

Fill level (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of an object or levels of liquids and granulate materials optically and contact-free.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Impact energy (VLM)

Description: The measuring device VLM records the surface velocity of the measuring object optically and contact-free from the distance. This takes place independently from its color, brightness or surface structure. The measuring principle of the device allows for slip-free operation and records high accelerations, too. The mass and velocity of an object are used to determine its kinetic energy.
Applications: Measurement of impact energy (Forge hammer)
Products: VLM500, VLM502

Kinetic energy (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. Depending on the sensor type this can be executed very quickly or with very high resolution. The velocity of an object can be determined by linking the measured values of the position with the measuring time. The kinetic energy of an object is then calculated by using the object mass and its velocity.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Length (LDM)

Description: Broad objects can be geometrically measured with the laser distance sensors of the LDM series. Usually two devices are arranged opposed to one another, thus determining the distance to the measuring object between them. From the measured distances and the previously known distance between the sensors it is possible to calculate variables such as length, width, thickness or diameter. This is mainly executed in a superior control or calculator units. Widths, lengths and thicknesses can then be used for calculating volume or surface.
Applications: Length measurement (Steel billets)
Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A, RF51M

Length (VLM)

Description: The measuring device VLM records the surface velocity of the measuring object optically and contact-free from the distance. This takes place independently from its color, brightness or surface structure. Due to the measuring principle the device works slip-free and records high accelerations, too. The length of the object is calculated from the measured object velocity and the measuring time. It is possible to determine endless lengths and the length of individual objects.
Applications: Control of shears (Finishing, Slitting line, Winder), Control of shears (Extruder), Length measurement (Coil lines, Inspection lines), Length measurement (Quality assurance), Length measurement (Coiling machines), Length measurement (Finishing, Slitting lines), Mobile velocity and length measurement (Service, Commissioning, Research), Velocity measurement, Length measurement (Tube inspection lines), Velocity measurement, Length measurement (Hot objects)
Products: VLM500, VLM502

Number (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. The edge position can be monitored and linked with a switching threshold. The switching signals can be counted.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Position (CR)

Description: The position of print marks and printed images is detected by using CROMLAVIEW high velocity color sensors in the sub millimeter range with high track speeds. They can for example be used for register controls.
Applications: Coating inspection (Quality assurance), Presence check (Filling plant), Print mark detection (Printing machine, banderoling machine, register control)
Products: CR10, CR100, CR100-FO, CR100-PM, CR200, CR200E, CR200EI, CR200P, CR200PN, CR50, CR50-FO, CR500

Position (LDM)

Description: Measuring devices of the LDM series can be used for the detection of the position of large objects, such as machines or vehicles. They can measure the distance between themselves and almost any natural surface contactless. The programmable offset of the distance measurement can then be used to shift the zero point and to indicate the vertical movement directly. Parameterization with an appropriate scaling factor facilitates direct output in a predetermined unit (m, feet, yards)
Applications: Position detection (Coil storage), Position detection (Engineering), Positioning of containers in gantry cranes (Container ports)
Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41E and LDM42E, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A, RF51M

Position (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. Several positions can be detected simultaneously.
Applications: Strip edge control, web width measurement, edge crack detection, hole detection (Slitting lines, edge trimming shears)
Products: Lixus-i PN

Position (VLM)

Description: The measuring device VLM records the surface velocity of the measuring object optically and contact-free from the distance. The length of the object is calculated from the measured object velocity and the measuring time. This facilitates the determination of the position of a passing object.
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Position detection

Description: The position of an object with different surfaces can be detected with a dual-channel differential color sensor. The position can be detected on the basis of the sign of the color difference between the two surfaces of the object.
Applications: Coating inspection of foam material (Conveyor belt)
Products: CR200, CR200E, CR200EI, CR200P, CR200PN

Presence (CR)

Description: The presence and the correct position of assembly parts can often be assessed by the resulting color effect, as it usually depends on the distance and the angle.
Applications: Coating inspection (Quality assurance), Presence check (Filling plant), Presence check (Decapper)
Products: CR10, CR100, CR100-FO, CR200, CR200E, CR200EI, CR200P, CR200PN, CR210, CR210E, CR210EI, CR210P, CR210PN, CR50, CR50-FO, CR500

Presence (LDM)

Description: The LDMs use the measured distance to detect the presence of an object within a specific, programmable measuring range independently. All laser distance sensor have one or two freely-programmable digital switching outputs to signal the results.
Applications: Presence check (Railway, Transportation)
Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS10A, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A

Presence (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. The camera monitors the number of the detected edges of the object, and can thus determine the presence of objects in a certain place.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Quantity (CR)

Description: Color marks and colored objects can be detected by using a color sensor. The industry-suitable evaluation modules determine the quantity and can use multipliers to convert it, for example, into a length. ASTECH offers the complete one-source system.
Applications: Sandwich counter (Packing)
Products: CR10, CR100, CR50

Thickness (LDM)

Description: If several laser distance sensors are appropriately arranged above and below the material, the recorded distance values can be used to determine the thickness profile of strip material. In such cases, the use of devices with a PROFIBUS interface is especially convenient, as all devices can easily be connected with a superior control, where the thickness profile is calculated by using the measured distance values and the known positions of the measuring devices.
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Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A

Thickness (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. From two edge positions the camera determines their distance and thus the thickness of the object.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Velocity (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. Depending on the sensor type this can be executed very quickly or with very high resolution. The velocity of an object can be determined by linking the measured values of the position with the measuring time.
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Products: Lixus-i PN

Velocity (VLM)

Description: The measuring device VLM records the surface velocity of the measuring object optically and contact-free from the distance. This takes place independently from its color, brightness or surface structure. Due to the measuring principle the device works slip-free and records high accelerations, too.
Applications: Control of shears (Extruder), Control of shears (Slitting shears), Mobile velocity and length measurement (Service, Commissioning, Research), Velocity Measurement (Flying saw), Velocity measurement (Skin pass level, degree of stretching, mass flow), Velocity measurement, Length measurement (Tube inspection lines), Velocity measurement, Length measurement (Hot objects)
Products: VLM500, VLM502

Velocity 1 (LDM)

Description: With the laser distance sensor LDM301A a special measuring modus is available, in which the velocity of the measured objects is calculated based on the change of the recorded distance values.
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Products: LDM301A, LDM302A

Velocity 2 (LDM)

Description: With the PC software LDMSpeed the laser distance sensor LDM41A can be used for the measurement of the velocity of individual objects. The ability to measure extremely slow movements contactless is especially advantageous.
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Products: LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A

Width (LDM)

Description: Broad objects can be geometrically measured with the laser distance sensors of the LDM series. Mostly, two devices are arranged opposed to one another, thus determining the distance to the measuring object between them. From the measured distances and the known distance between the sensors it is possible to calculate variables such as length, width, thickness or diameter. This is mainly executed in a superior control or calculator units. Widths, lengths and thicknesses can then be used for calculating volume or surface.
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Products: LDM301A, LDM302A, LDM41A and LDM42A, LDM41P and LDM42P, LDM41PN and LDM42PN, LDM51 Lumos, LDS30A, OEM laser module LDS30M, OEM laser module RF41, OEM laser module RF51A

Width (Lixus)

Description: The intelligent line scan cameras of the LIXUS-i PN series detects the position of the edges of a measuring object optically and contact-free. From two edge positions the camera determines their distance and thus the width of the object.
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Products: Lixus-i PN