Compact multi-channel system for the inspection and control of cups
Custom application for triple lane inspection and control of small products such as trays and bags.
The customer’s need is to inspect foreign bodies of various kinds and check the packaged products in MID legalization, everything with limited spaces available.The application is applied to closed round plastic cups, exiting from a three-track heat sealer. The products are of different sizes, from ø110 to ø125 mm, with weights ranging from 75g to 250g and with a wheelbase of 140 mm.
Contaminants inspection and weight control of products in transit on triple track
Is a solution designed using the 5th generation Pen-Tec X-Ray inspection system EL-500 in simultaneous cooperation with the Pen-Tec Checkweighers HR-600 models, which guarantee the inspection and weight control of products in transit on triple lane, in metrological legalization (MID) and with feed-back management (independent for each channel). Contaminated and / or out weight of tolerance products are ejected out of the line through the use of high-speed tilting ejection devices, which are classified for each line inside separate waste bins with access doors equipped with key. The units are equipped with touch-screen electronics for simple man-machine interaction, complete with self-calibration systems. The inspection and control systems meet the requirements of industry 4.0, connected with the customer’s external systems thanks to the use of Pen-Tec protocols. Protocols that have been studied for a perfect and total coupling to the customer’s supervision system, maximizing the possibility of the management of the instruments from externally. The structure is made with stainless steel round section tubulars, in compliance with GMP requirements, which allow maximum ease of cleaning and sanitization.
The only solution in small total dimensions
The collaboration and experience of Pen-Tec mechanical and electronic department have allowed the realization of a project in response to a complex need, managing to contain the total dimension of the entire group, with full satisfaction of the customer, whom had extremely small spaces available in the plant!
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