Z611 AUTOMATIC FOOD END EOE PROGRESSION GAUGE
Z611 AUTOMATIC FOOD END EOE PROGRESSION GAUGE

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Z611 AUTOMATIC FOOD END EOE PROGRESSION GAUGE

Z611 AUTOMATIC FOOD END EOE PROGRESSION GAUGE

The Z611 Automative EOE Progression Gauges sets the standard for inspecting all standard and enhanced inspection features across all conversion types.

Specifications

The non-contact technology gives the operator the reassurance that no influence or bias has occurred during measurement, giving you full confidence in your production process.

 

Torus Shells and Ends

Beverage Shells and Ends

 

Technical Specification

  • Component Materials | Aluminium/Steel
  • Component Stages | Full conversion stages
  • Component End Range | Typical Range: Ø 200 – Ø 307

 

Features (Standard Features)

  • Bubble/Button Height(s) | Accuracy: +/- 0.010 mm
  • Bubble/Button Thickness | Accuracy: +/- 0.002 mm
  • Bubble/Button Coin | Accuracy: +/- 0.004 mm
  • Metal Thickness | Accuracy: +/- 0.002 mm

 

Features (Enhanced Features)

  • Heights | Accuracy: +/- 0.010 mm
  • Depths | Accuracy: +/- 0.010 mm
  • Positions | Accuracy: +/- 0.025 mm

 

  • All conversion types supported
  • Live data transfer to customer specific SPC package
  • Standard feature cycle time <4 minutes per full progression
  • Enhanced feature cycle time <8 minutes per full progression
  • Fully automated so no change of parts
  • Easy to load adjustable cassettes (Ø 200 – Ø 307) for inspection (48 ends per stack)

Standard Measurement Features include:

  • Bubble Height
  • Bubble Head Thickness
  • Bubble Coin
  • Metal Thickness
  • Primary Button Height
  • Primary Button Thickness
  • Secondary Button Coin

Enhanced Measurement Features include:

  • Tab Support Bead Height
  • First Panel Depth
  • Stacking Bubble Height
  • Score Position at Tab Nose
  • Panel Profile Depth

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    Z411 AUTOMATIC FOOD SHELL INSPECTION GAUGE

    Z411 AUTOMATIC FOOD SHELL INSPECTION GAUGE

    The Z411 Shell Inspection System from Torus Measurement Systems defines the standard for dimensional inspection of food can shells.

    Specifications

    Each food shell to be inspected is automatically collected from a ‘stack’ and loaded into the gauging module with an integrated pick and place system. The measurement cycle is then initiated via the PC running the TMS GaugeXplorer Measurement and Machine Control software.

     

    Torus Shells and Ends

    Beverage Shells and Ends

     

    Measurement Features

    • Overall Height | Accuracy: +\- 0.015 mm
    • Metal Thickness | Accuracy: +\- 0.007 mm
    • Outer Diameter | Accuracy: +\- 0.015 mm
    • Countersink Depth| Accuracy: +\- 0.015 mm
    • Curl Height | Accuracy: +\- 0.015 mm

     

    Additional Features (upon request)

    • Curl Opening | Accuracy: +\- 0.030 mm
    • Inner Curl Diameter | Accuracy: +\- 0.030 mm
    • Panel Depth | Accuracy: +\- 0.010 mm

     

    Line Scan Laser Features (optional upgrade)

    • Panel Profile | Accuracy: +\- 0.030 mm

     

    Technical Specification

    • Shell Materials | Aluminium/Steel
    • Shell Stages | Pre-Curl, Form, Finished
    • Size config. 1 | 100-200
    • Size config. 2 | 200-211
    • Size config. 1 | 307-603

     

    • Fast and accurate measurement data
    • No change parts
    • Can be supplied for a single-fixed diameter of food shell, or for facilities producing multiple sizes (Please refer to the size config. table above). A fully automatic adjustable version is available.
    • Operator can define which features are inspected at up to 16 selectable positions
    • Pre-curl and finished shells can be measured with no mechanical changeover
    • Hopper type handling system, one or two load/unload hopper cassettes (stack of shells up to 98mm height)

    Automatic Grain Alignment

    The grain alignment option allows operators to gain information of where exact measurement points are taken, allowing for precise tooling adjustment to be made where required.

    Line Scan Laser Features (Optional upgrade)

    Panel Profile, including:

    • Bead Pitch
    • Bead Spacing and Depth
    • Panel Profile Depth
    • First Panel Depth
    • First Bead Height
    • Panel Bead Diameter

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      Z702 AUTOMATIC FINISHED AEROSOL CAN INSPECTION GAUGE

      Z702 AUTOMATIC FINISHED AEROSOL CAN INSPECTION GAUGE

      The Torus Z702 Automatic Finished Can Aerosol Can Inspection System has been developed to inspect all the critical dimensions of an aerosol can.

      Specifications

      Using state-of-the-art optical measurement technology, critical dimensions on the body or thread and cap areas can be obtained quickly without operator intervention.

      Unlike other vision based technologies, a collimated light source combined with a high-resolution camera and lens generate a high-resolution image of the bottle centreline, from which precise form data is collected using Torus’ GaugeXplorer software.

      Measurement Features

      • Optical Features: Includes – Diameters, Heights, Pitch, Depth, Intersections, Angles | Accuracy: +/- 0.030 mm
      • Contact Features: Internal Diameter, Overall Height, Inner Bead Dia, Clinch Height and Bead Flatness/paralism | Accuracy:  +/- 0.030 mm

       

      Technical Specification

      • Body Diameter | Typical Range: Ø 35 – Ø 66
      • Can Height | Typical Range: 60 mm – 245 mm
      • Contact (Clinch) Height | Typical Range: 0 mm – 5 mm
      • Internal Neck Diameter | Typical Range: Ø 18 – Ø 32 mm
      • Fast cycle time
      • No operator influence on measurement results
      • Automation translates to greater labour hours available, improving compliance & increasing your ability to scale.
      • Accurate, repeatable and traceable inspection data superior to traditional methods
      • Removing operator bias, giving you complete confidence in your process control.
      • Significantly reduces labour time.
      • Modular concept to cater for future upgrades.

      Our modular gauge setups are unique and allow you to customise your gauge as and when you require, giving you the flexibility to ensure you have a total quality solution.

      1. Start with the standard Z702 Automatic 2 Piece Aerosol Inspection Gauge (3)…
      2. … add any of the below optional modules at any time.
      1. Multi Lane Input Conveyor
      2. Z705 Body Maker Recognition Module
      3. Z702 Automatic Aerosol Finished Can Inspection Gauge
      4. Vision Module
      5. Axial Load Module

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        Z313 AUTOMATIC AEROSOL CAN ENAMEL RATING GAUGE

        Z313 AUTOMATIC AEROSOL CAN ENAMEL RATING GAUGE

        The Z313 Series Enamel Rater can be specified for conveyor loaded (automatic) or fully line fed (in-line) operation

        Specifications

        The Z313 Enamel Rater measures the lacquer integrity of metal cans, with a typical throughput speed of 3 cans per minute.

        The system can be specified with Torus’ optional LSM/ISG Recognition Camera Module, ensuring SPC data output is “tagged” with the relevant traceability for effective remedial actions.

        Measurement Features

        Standard

        • Enamel Rating (mA) 0 – 100 mA | Accuracy: +/- 01 mA | R&R: 0.2 mA
        • Enamel Rating (mA) 100 mA + | Accuracy: +/- 0.5 mA | R&R: +\- 1.0 mA

         

        Measurement Features

        Hi-Res (typically for plants running steel cans)

        • Enamel Rating (mA) 0 – 100 mA | Accuracy: +/- 0.02 mA | R&R: 0.02 mA
        • Enamel Rating (mA) 100 mA + | Accuracy: +/- 0.1 mA | R&R: 0.2 mA

         

        Technical Specification

        • Can Materials | Aluminium (Hi-Res for steel)
        • Can Stages | Finished, Straight Walled
        • Can Finished Height Range | Typical Range: 90 – 220 mm
        • Internal Neck Diameter | Typical Range: Ø 25.4 mm (but not limited to)
        • Component Outer Body Diameter | Typical Range: Ø 35 – Ø 55 (but not limited to)
        • Ø 35 – Ø 55 (but not limited to) body size capability and NO change parts
        • Conveyor loaded or in-line operation
        • Optional ‘internal spray gun’ recognition camera module
        • ‘Posi-Fill’ system for complete fill speed and level control
        • 3 cans per minute throughput
        • High-accuracy ‘rating’ system
        • In-cycle conductivity monitoring giving customers confidence in their mA results

        Our modular gauge setups are unique and allow you to customise your gauge as and when you require, giving you the flexibility to ensure you have a total quality solution.

        1. Start with the standard Z313 Enamel Rating (Metal Exposure) Gauge (5)…
        2. … add any of the below optional modules at any time.
        1.  Multi Lane Input Conveyor
        2. Vision Module
        3. Enamel Rating Module
        4. Lacquer Distribution Module(Visible/NIR)

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          Z340 AUTOMATIC AEROSOL CAN COATING ANALYSER

          Z340 AUTOMATIC AEROSOL CAN COATING ANALYSER

          The Z340 Automatic Coating Analyser has been developed to give detailed distribution analysis of the internal lacquer on an aerosol can.

          Specifications

          The system utilises state-of-the-art non-contact spectroscopy techniques and is suitable for both aluminium and steel aerosol can inspection.

          Measurement Features

          • Internal Lacquer | Accuracy: +/- 0.2 µm | Capability: 0.4 µm
          • Over Varnish | Accuracy: +/- 0.2 µm | Capability: 0.4 µm

           

          Technical Specification

          • Can Materials | Aluminium/Steel
          • Outer Body Diameter | Typical Range: Ø 35 – Ø 66 (but not limited to)
          • Can Height | Typical Range: 60.00 – 230.00

           

          Gauge Features

          • Internal Lacquer Thickness / Weight
          • External Varnish Thickness / Weight / OV (Over Ink)
          • Dual system equipped with two spectrometers – Visible Light and Near Infrared (NIR) Light, enables the OV / over ink inspection
          • Brand-new fibre set up creating a smaller spot size to optimise measurement of rim coat and reverse wall, both with dedicated tooling to enable precise location of measuring positions on both features
          • Enables monitoring and control of the lacquer distribution
          • Absolute, not inferred, lacquer thickness measurement
          • High positional accuracy, ensuring true location of measurement points
          • Multi-size capability so no need for change tooling
          • Traceable measurements to NIST standards

          Customise your Gauge

          Our modular gauge setups are unique and allow you to customise your gauge as and when you require, giving you the flexibility to ensure you have a total quality solution.

          1. Start with the standard Z340 Automatic Aerosol Can Coating Analyser…
          2. … add any of the below optional modules at any time.
          1.  Multi Lane Input Conveyor
          2. Vision Module

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          Z340 Semi-Automatic Can Coating Analyser

          Z341 Manual Bench Top Coating Analyser

          Z312 Vision Module

          Z313 Automatic Enamel Rating (Metal Exposure) Gauge

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            AUTOMATIC AEROSOL LAB

            AUTOMATIC AEROSOL LAB

            Torus’ TQ-Lab offers customers multiple quality control tests, selectable by customers based on requirements, in one single station. The multi-module concept improves accuracy and repeatability, reduces time and labour costs and saves on floor space in production environments.

            Specifications

            The proven contact measurement technology ensures accurate, reliable and traceable measurement 24/7.

            Technical Specification

            • Component MaterialsAluminium/Steel
            • Component Height Range80 – 400 mm
            • Component Gripper Pick Up Height75 – 395 mm
            • Component Outer Body Diameter RangeØ 15 – Ø 160 mm
            • Component Internal Neck Diameter RangeØ 15 – Ø 45 mm
            • Component Outer Neck Diameter RangeØ 18 – Ø 54 mm
            • Component Weight Range5 – 3000 g

             

            Measurement Features

            Choose from between 2 and 4 measurement modules to customise your TQ Lab:

            • B302 – Thread, Body and Thickness Module
            • B304 – Load, Volume and Weight Module
            • B303 – Burst Pressures Module
            • B309 – Internal Diameter Module
            • Z702 – Finished Aerosol Can Inspection Module
            • Worlds only Fully Automatic Aerosol Inspection Laboratory
            • Providing over 8,000 measurement data points across the full range of Dimensional and Destructive module options
            • All required inspection features completed in one system, reducing testing time, equipment requirement and floor space
            • GaugeXplorer operating system, enables fast part program generation completed on the gauge, Industry Standard and programmable features can be renamed to local measurement feature requirements at customers facility
            • CSV data output and flexible formatting for input in to local data handling/control systems at customers facility
            • Remote support package, which includes automatic gauge monitoring and reporting back to Torus for proactive response
            • Measurements traceable and certified to UKAS standards, with internal Torus annual calibration recall system, for continued measurement assurance
            • Configurable conveyor options, for batches of up to 50 components, with interchangeable pallet options specific to the customers aerosol portfolio

            Our modular gauge setups are unique and allow you to customise your gauge as and when you require, giving you the flexibility to ensure you have a total quality solution.

            Choose from a range of conveyor options, and finally choose your modules (a minimum of a 2 station configuration through to a maximum of 4).

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              Z604 AUTOMATIC FOOD SHELL AND END ENAMEL RATER

              Z604 AUTOMATIC FOOD SHELL AND END ENAMEL RATER

              Our Z604 Automatic Food Shell and end Enamel Rater offers unprecedented functionality and capability for today’s global shell/end-making industry.

              Specifications

              By monitoring critical manufacturing parameters over time and relating the press performance to the change in the ends opening signature, the manufacturing process capability can be observed. This trend monitoring is extremely beneficial to the process engineer, in predicting potential out-of-spec score residual and other critical features. By sampling ends from the production line, the Opening Force Gauge can monitor tooling wear in real-time and provide significant savings in both labour and scrap.

               

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              Beverage Shells and Ends

               

              Measurement Features

              • Metal Exposure (mA) | Accuracy: +\- 0.1mA (@ 0-100 mA range)

               

              Technical Specification

              • Shell Materials | Aluminium/Steel
              • Component Stages | Shells, Converted Ends (Lined and Unlined)
              • Shell Diameter Range | Typical Range: Ø 211 – Ø 307
              • Option of 1-3 stations for up to 3 sizes/types at one time with no change parts
              • Batch interrupt facility
              • Both shell and converted end inspection
              • In-cycle “conductivity” monitoring and industry standard 4 second mA check
              • Automatic electrolyte recycling and monitoring
              • 4 shells / ends per minute
              • Adjustable multi-size loading and handling system

              Once the part program is selected, the operator will be prompted to load the hopper system as instructed, a maximum of up to 100 shells / ends per hopper (maximum of 4 hoppers per gauge)

              The samples can be collected from the production lines and batch loaded at any given time without cancelling the current batch inspection sequence, resulting in increased sample testing frequency.

              The gauge will then automatically start the test cycle using the industry standard 4 second procedure.

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                Z403 AUTOMATIC FOOD SHELL COMPOUND WEIGHT AND PLACEMENT GAUGE

                Z403 AUTOMATIC FOOD SHELL COMPOUND WEIGHT AND PLACEMENT GAUGE

                The Z403 Automatic Compound Weight and Placement Gauge has been designed to reduce the significant labour time associated with manual compound weight and placement checks, whilst also reducing the risk of human error in this manually labour intensive process.

                Specifications

                By adopting a similar strategy to the existing manual process, Torus have incorporated state of the art printing technology to label each shell with specific information related to the module, liner, sample, date and time.

                 

                Torus Shells and Ends

                Beverage Shells and Ends

                 

                Measurement Features

                • Compound Weight | Accuracy: +/- 0.4 mg | Repeatability: 1.0 mg
                • Pre-lined Weight | Taken from post-lined weight to give compound weight
                • Post-lined Weight | Pre-lined weight taken from this to give compound weight
                • Average Cut Edge Distance (360º) | Accuracy: +/- 0.05 mm | Repeatability: +\- 0.1 mm
                • Average High on Shoulder (360º) | Accuracy: +/- 0.05 mm | Repeatability: +\- 0.1 mm
                • Average Compound Bandwidth (360º) | Accuracy: +/- 0.05 mm | Repeatability: +/- 0.1 mm

                 

                Technical Specification

                • Shell Materials | Aluminium
                • Component Stages | Shells
                • Shell Diameter Range | Typical Range: Ø 211 – Ø 307
                • Option of 1-5 stations for up to 1-5 sizes/types at one time with no change parts
                • Significantly reduces labour time
                • Reduces the risk of human error
                • Compound weight and placement together in one process
                • Barcode label printing and verification on any colour shells
                • A “dimple” detection station is included to identify liner gun 1, giving further detailed traceability for SPC data analysis

                1. Compound Weight

                After the shells have been passed through the “lining” process, the operator will bake the ends in the usual manner and return them to the gauge. Each shell will be automatically identified and weighed again. The barcode verification feature ensures the risk of “mixing” or manual data entry errors are completely removed from the process, and the compound weight will be automatically calculated and displayed for the operator for each shell.

                2. Compound Placement

                After compound weight compound placement can also be checked. This is done by up to 5 optional “uncurling” presses within the gauge, for plants producing different shell diameters and types.

                3. Uncurling

                Once “uncurled” the shells are inspected by up to 5 high resolution cameras as they are rotated through 360 degrees.

                Detailed information on the cut edge distance and HOS (high on shoulder) is provided around the complete shell circumference.

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                  Z606 AUTOMATIC FOOD END SCORE GAUGE

                  Z606 AUTOMATIC FOOD END SCORE GAUGE

                  The Z606 Automatic Food End Score Gauge has been developed to provide the highest accuracy, repeatability, and usability for the measurement of Score Residual on Food can ends.

                  Specifications

                  The Gauge uses two proprietary 3D Scanning White Light Interferometry Sensors developed by Torus’ Research & Development team. Each sensor performs a high-resolution area scan of the upper and lower surface of the Score area to build up a full 3D map for analysis and measurement. The sensors combine sub-micron vertical scanning with sub-micron X, Y area scans for unprecedented resolution, resolving up to 2.3 million surface data points for each Score Residual Thickness measurement.

                   

                  Torus Shells and Ends

                  Beverage Shells and Ends

                   

                  Measurement Features

                  • Score Residual | Accuracy: +\- <1 micron | Repeatability: <2 microns
                  • Score Maximum Residual | Accuracy: +\- <1 micron | Repeatability: <2 microns
                  • Score Minimum Residual | Accuracy: +\- <1 micron | Repeatability: <2 microns

                   

                  Technical Specification

                  • Shell Materials | Aluminium/Steel
                  • Component Stages | Food Ends
                  • Component End Range | Typical Range: 48-93mm Curl Diameter (113-309)
                  • Automation translates to greater labour hours available, improving compliance & increasing your ability to scale.
                  • Accurate, repeatable and traceable inspection data superior to traditional methods
                  • Removing operator bias, giving you complete confidence in your process control.
                  • High level efficiency & productivity, significantly reducing reliance on operator labour due to short cycle inspection times.
                  • Significant cost saving offering a fantastic ROI

                  1. Ease of Setup

                  Simply setup measurement positions using a drag and drop interface on an image of the End to be measured.

                  2. Pioneering Technology

                  3D Scanning White Light Interferometry Sensors developed by Torus, provide sub-micron resolution and unparalleled detail.

                   

                  Bespoke algorithms analyse up to 2.3million data points per scan to provide accurate Score Residual Thickness Measurements.

                  3. Results and Feedback

                  (a) Mimic Screens provide instant feedback for Pass and Fail.

                   

                  (b) Graphical Section plots show the Score profile for lifetime monitoring.

                   

                  (c) 3D data available for output to preform detailed analysis and evaluation.

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                    Z606 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END SCORE GAUGE

                    Z606 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END SCORE GAUGE

                    The Z606 Automatic Beverage End Score Gauge has been developed to provide the highest accuracy, repeatability, and usability for the measurement of Score Residual on Beverage can ends.

                    Specifications

                    The Gauge uses two proprietary 3D Scanning White Light Interferometry Sensors developed by Torus’ Research & Development team. Each sensor performs a high-resolution area scan of the upper and lower surface of the Score area to build up a full 3D map for analysis and measurement. The sensors combine sub-micron vertical scanning with sub-micron X, Y area scans for unprecedented resolution, resolving up to 2.3 million surface data points for each Score Residual Thickness measurement.

                     

                    Torus Shells and Ends

                    Beverage Shells and Ends

                     

                    Measurement Features

                    • Score Residual | Accuracy: +\- <1 micron | Repeatability: <2 microns
                    • Score Maximum Residual | Accuracy: +\- <1 micron | Repeatability: <2 microns
                    • Score Minimum Residual | Accuracy: +\- <1 micron | Repeatability: <2 microns

                     

                    Technical Specification

                    • Shell Materials | Aluminium/Steel
                    • Component Stages | Beverage Ends
                    • Component End Range | Typical Range: 48-93mm Curl Diameter (113-309)
                    • Automation translates to greater labour hours available, improving compliance & increasing your ability to scale.
                    • Accurate, repeatable and traceable inspection data superior to traditional methods
                    • Removing operator bias, giving you complete confidence in your process control.
                    • High level efficiency & productivity, significantly reducing reliance on operator labour due to short cycle inspection times.
                    • Significant cost saving offering a fantastic ROI

                    1. Ease of Setup

                    Simply setup measurement positions using a drag and drop interface on an image of the End to be measured.

                    2. Pioneering Technology

                    3D Scanning White Light Interferometry Sensors developed by Torus, provide sub-micron resolution and unparalleled detail.

                     

                    Bespoke algorithms analyse up to 2.3million data points per scan to provide accurate Score Residual Thickness Measurements.

                    3. Results and Feedback

                    (a) Mimic Screens provide instant feedback for Pass and Fail.

                     

                    (b) Graphical Section plots show the Score profile for lifetime monitoring.

                     

                    (c) 3D data available for output to preform detailed analysis and evaluation.

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                      Z301 AUTOMATIC TRIMMED CAN INSPECTION GAUGE

                      Z301 AUTOMATIC TRIMMED CAN INSPECTION GAUGE

                      The Z301 Trimmed Can Front End Gauge features fixed top and mid wall probe positions for multi positional radial measurement, with a dedicated caliper to ensure the correct top and mid wall thickness measurement positions every time

                      Specifications

                      The proven contact measurement technology ensures accurate, reliable and traceable measurement 24/7.

                       

                      Torus Beverage Can Gauging

                       

                      Measurement Features

                      • Trimmed Can Height | 1-16 positions | Accuracy: +\- 0.010 mm
                      • Top Wall Thickness | 1-16 positions | Accuracy:  +\- 0.010 mm
                      • Upper Mid Wall Thickness | 1-16 positions | Accuracy:  +\- 0.010 mm
                      • Lower Mid Wall Thickness | 1-16 positions | Accuracy:  +\- 0.010 mm
                      • Wall Step
                      • Dome Depth | Single Point | Accuracy:  +/- 0.010 mm

                       

                      Technical Specification

                      • Can Range | Typical Range: Ø 202 – Ø 307 body diameters
                      • Can Materials | Aluminium/Steel
                      • Can Height Range  | Typical Range: 87 – 210 mm
                      • Can Dome Depth Range | Typical Range: 9 – 13 mm
                      • Can Wall Thickness Range | Typical Range:  0 – 1 mm
                      • Speed and accuracy
                      • Confidence in your production process
                      • Modular concept to cater for future upgrades
                      • Cost-effective upgrade path for additional modules to be added
                      • Fully automated, removing operator bias
                      • In-line ready. Ideal for wall-to-wall plants, significantly increasing throughput and data collection

                      Our modular gauge setups are unique and allow you to customise your gauge as and when you require, giving you the flexibility to ensure you have a total quality solution.

                      1. Start with the standard Z301 Trimmed Can Inspection Front End Gauge (2)…
                      2. … add any of the below optional modules at any time.
                      1.  Multi Lane Input Conveyor
                      2. Body Maker Recognition Module
                      3. Additional Options
                      4. Vision Module
                      5. Trimmed Can Weight Module
                      6. Axial Load Module
                      7. Dome Growth/Dome Reversal Module

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                        Z704 REMOTEXPLORER CAMERA SYSTEM

                        Z704 REMOTEXPLORER CAMERA SYSTEM

                        Introducing Torus’ Z704 RemoteXplorer, offering remote visual global support from our head office

                        Z704 new 2

                        Remote support has been available for many years via Torus’ global helpdesk team, but only now can ‘eyes on’ support be offered via a new extension of Torus’ traditional GaugeXplorer software. RemoteXplorer, with the permission of customers, the gauges can now be monitored visually using RemoteXplorer’s newly developed pan and tilt camera system and software package.

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                          STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL (SPC) SOFTWARE FOR DATA ACQUISITION​

                          Statistical Process Control (SPC) Software for Data Acquisition

                          Using Industry standard database platforms, SPCXplorer is suitable for single station application, through to full factory database-centric network installations.Statistical Process Control (SPC) software is essential for manufacturing wide quality monitoring. 

                          Upgrade Existing SPC Software Systems

                          With our database migration tools and backward compatibility architecture, users of the previous generation Repro2000 statistical process control software can upgrade with minimal disruption to their daily operation.

                          Designed with the needs of shop-floor data collection in mind, SPCXplorer can be interfaced to a large variety of manual instrumentation via RS232 connectivity, or for more complex gauging systems, can process bespoke ASCII data files via Ethernet.

                          The Reporting module ensures the data is displayed in the right format for your quality reviews, and with its simple and powerful administration functions, access to the management and configuration areas of the software is password protected for assured security.

                          Reliable & Professional SPC Software for Industry – SPCXplorer

                          Statistical Process Control software helps prevent business relative issues before they occur, via the use of data driven quality analysis. This enables you to monitor your production process by utilising visual diagrams such as Control Charts, customers have the ability to create specific control boundaries for all of their process monitoring needs. SPCXplorer detects manufacturing issues before they occur.

                          Using statistical process control software and knowing how efficient your processes are running, helps give the operators valuable information on whether to instigate or adjust their manufacturing processes or whether to carry on with the current process.

                          Want to know more about our SPC software? Contact us today.

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                            GAUGEXPLORER SOFTWARE

                            GaugeXplorer Software

                            GXP software is fundamental to all Torus Measurement Systems gauges, providing smooth reliable gauge operation, including state of the art intuative diagnostic tools, allowing the operators and our TMS support team easy access to the gauge where ever in the world you are.

                            GXP software has a range of features for your specific industry requirements to help improve productivity & meet quality requirements.

                            • Helping improve productivity, industry specific processes, quality assurance, operator confidence
                            • Advanced customer support (on-line) via our help desk
                            • Continuous optimisation, ensuring we exceed customer expectations with state of the art GXP
                            • Software reliability (customer confidence)
                             

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                              BESPOKE GAUGING

                              BESPOKE GAUGING

                              Torus Measurement Systems design, manufacture and install unique custom solutions for every manufacturing quality and inspection need.

                              Specifications

                              The proven contact measurement technology ensures accurate, reliable and traceable measurement 24/7.

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                                AUTOMATIC TQ LAB

                                AUTOMATIC TQ LAB

                                Torus’ TQ-Lab is a unique, total quality testing station for plastic packaging such as plastic bottles and jars, typically used for soft drinks, health supplements, cosmetics, and domestic cleaning products. Plastics packaging requires precision measurement of aspects such as material thickness, outer body and neck physical dimensions, neck diameter and volume as well as load testing for crushing and pressure. The TQ-Lab can undertake all the necessary tests on both empty and filled plastic containers or preforms in a single system. The multi-module concept improves accuracy and repeatability, reduces time and labour costs and saves on floor space in production environments. Once batches of plastic containers are placed onto the turnaround conveyor, the operator simply selects the relevant program and walks away.

                                 

                                Specifications

                                The proven contact measurement technology ensures accurate, reliable and traceable measurement 24/7.

                                Technical Specification

                                • Component MaterialsPET, PP, TRITAN, PEF, HDPE
                                • Component Neck FinishThread, Continuous thread, split thread, PCO, SP, ROPP, Snap, Clinch
                                • Component ShapesRound, Round with petals, Oval, Square, Non-Symmetrical, Off-centre neck
                                • Component Height Range80 – 400 mm
                                • Component Gripper Pick Up Height75 – 395 mm
                                • Component Outer Body Diameter RangeØ 15 – Ø 160 mm
                                • Component Internal Neck Diameter RangeØ 15 – Ø 45 mm
                                • Component Outer Neck Diameter RangeØ 18 – Ø 54 mm
                                • Component Weight Range5 – 3000 g

                                 

                                Measurement Features

                                Choose from between 2 and 4 measurement modules to customise your TQ Lab:

                                • B302 – Thread, Body and Thickness Module
                                • B304 – Load, Volume and Weight Module
                                • B303 – Burst Pressures Module
                                • B309 – Internal Diameter Module
                                • Worlds only Fully Automatic Bottle Inspection Laboratory
                                • Providing over 8,000 measurement data points across the full range of Dimensional and Destructive module options
                                • All required inspection features completed in one system, reducing testing time, equipment requirement and floor space
                                • GaugeXplorer operating system, enables fast part program generation completed on the gauge, Industry Standard and programmable features can be renamed to local measurement feature requirements at customers facility
                                • CSV data output and flexible formatting for input in to local data handling/control systems at customers facility
                                • Remote support package, which includes automatic gauge monitoring and reporting back to Torus for proactive response
                                • Measurements traceable and certified to UKAS standards, with internal Torus annual calibration recall system, for continued measurement assurance
                                • Configurable conveyor options, for batches of up to 50 components, with interchangeable pallet options specific to the customers bottle portfolio

                                Our modular gauge setups are unique and allow you to customise your gauge as and when you require, giving you the flexibility to ensure you have a total quality solution.

                                Choose from a range of conveyor options, and finally choose your modules (a minimum of a 2 station configuration through to a maximum of 4).

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                                  Z605 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END BUCKLE AND BURST GAUGE

                                  Z605 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END BUCKLE AND BURST GAUGE

                                  The Z605 End Buckle and Burst Gauge is the world’s first End Buckle and Burst Gauge with up to three size capability with no manual change parts.

                                  Specifications

                                  The operator simply loads a batch of ends into the gauge to initiate both the buckle and burst tests. The collated data is then quickly exported to the customers SPC data acquisition system for analysis.

                                   

                                  Torus Shells and Ends

                                  Beverage Shells and Ends

                                   

                                  Measurement Features

                                  • Buckle | Accuracy: +\- 5.0 Kpa (+/- 0.05 bar)
                                  • Burst | Accuracy:  +\- 5.0 Kpa (+/- 0.05 bar)

                                   

                                  Technical Specification

                                  • Can Materials | Aluminium
                                  • Can Stages | Ends
                                  • Can Body Diameter Range | Typical Range: Ø 202 – Ø 209
                                  • Max. Buckle Pressure | 9.0 bar
                                  • Max. Burst Pressure | 9.0 bar
                                  • Buckle Flow Rate | Typical Range: 0 – 9.0 bar/s
                                  • Burst Flow Rate | Typical Range: 0 – 9.0 bar/s
                                  • World’s first end buckle and burst gauge with up to three size capability with no manual change parts
                                  • Removing operator error ensuring correct tooling is used, which in turn saves time and improves efficiency
                                  • Using our modular design concept the system can be specified for your exact needs for now and in the future

                                  Ends are collected from operator loaded hopper cassettes and placed into the dedicated tooling, precisely clamping and securing the end in position. Pressure is then applied until the end buckles or reaches a maximum specifiable pressure before finishing the test. Operators are presented with graphical information about buckle and burst performance as well as numerical data for SPC analysis and pass/fail classification.

                                   

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                                    Z604 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE SHELL AND END ENAMEL RATER

                                    Z604 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE SHELL AND END ENAMEL RATER

                                    Our Z604 automatic beverage shell and end enamel rater offers unprecedented functionality and capability for today’s global shell/end making industry.

                                    Specifications

                                    By monitoring critical manufacturing parameters over time and relating the press performance to the change in the ends opening signature, the manufacturing process capability can be observed. This trend monitoring is extremely beneficial to the process engineer, in predicting potential out-of-spec score residual and other critical features. By sampling ends from the production line, the Opening Force Gauge can monitor tooling wear in real-time and provide significant savings in both labour and scrap.

                                     

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                                    Beverage Shells and Ends

                                     

                                    Measurement Features

                                    • Metal Exposure (mA) | Accuracy: +\- 0.1mA (@ 0-100 mA range)

                                     

                                    Technical Specification

                                    • Shell Materials | Aluminium/Steel
                                    • Component Stages | Shells, Converted Ends (Lined and Unlined)
                                    • Shell Diameter Range | Typical Range: Ø 200 – Ø 209 **

                                    **Beverage can end standard diameter range includes but is not limited to Ø 200 – Ø 209

                                    • Option of 1-3 stations for up to 3 sizes/types at one time with no change parts
                                    • Batch interrupt facility
                                    • Both shell and converted end inspection
                                    • In-cycle “conductivity” monitoring and industry standard 4 second mA check
                                    • Automatic electrolyte recycling and monitoring
                                    • 4 shells / ends per minute
                                    • Adjustable multi-size loading and handling system

                                    Once the part program is selected, the operator will be prompted to load the hopper system as instructed, a maximum of up to 100 shells / ends per hopper (maximum of 4 hoppers per gauge)

                                    The samples can be collected from the production lines and batch loaded at any given time without cancelling the current batch inspection sequence, resulting in increased sample testing frequency.

                                    The gauge will then automatically start the test cycle using the industry standard 4 second procedure.

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                                      Z601 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END EOE PROGRESSION GAUGE

                                      Z601 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END EOE PROGRESSION GAUGE

                                      The Z601 Automative EOE Progression Gauges sets the standard for inspecting all standard and enhanced inspection features across all conversion types.

                                      Specifications

                                      The non-contact technology gives the operator the reassurance that no influence or bias has occurred during measurement, giving you full confidence in your production process.

                                       

                                      Torus Shells and Ends

                                      Beverage Shells and Ends

                                       

                                      Technical Specification

                                      • Component Materials | Aluminium/Coloured Ends
                                      • Component Stages | Full conversion stages (Beverage)
                                      • Component End Range | Typical Range: Ø 200 – Ø 206
                                      • EOE (Easy Open Ends) | SOT (Stay On Tab) / RPT (Ring Pull Type)
                                      • All conversion types supported (SOT & RPT)
                                      • Live data transfer to customer specific SPC package
                                      • Standard feature cycle time <4 minutes per full progression
                                      • Enhanced feature cycle time <8 minutes per full progression
                                      • Fully automated so no change of parts
                                      • Easy to load adjustable cassettes (Ø 200 – Ø 206) for inspection (48 ends per stack)

                                      The system is available in two variants; Standard and Enhanced

                                      Standard Feature Set (DRT)
                                      Measurement Features

                                      • Primary Bubble Height
                                      • Primary Bubble Head Thickness
                                      • Primary Bubble Coin
                                      • Secondary Bubble Height
                                      • Secondary Bubble Head Thickness
                                      • Secondary Bubble Coin
                                      • Primary Button Height
                                      • Primary Button Head Thickness
                                      • Primary Button Coin
                                      • Button Re-strike Head Thickness
                                      • Button Re-strike Panel Coin
                                      Standard Feature Set (Stolle)
                                      Measurement Features

                                      • Bubble Height
                                      • Bubble Head Thickness
                                      • Bubble Coin
                                      • Primary Button Height
                                      • Primary Button Thickness
                                      • Primary Button Coin
                                      • Secondary Button Height
                                      • Secondary Button Thickness
                                      • Secondary Button Coin

                                      The Enhanced version allows optional measurement of additional features:

                                      Enhanced Feature Set (DRT)
                                      Measurement Features

                                      • Primary Panel Coin
                                      • Tear Panel
                                      • Outer Bead Coin Residual
                                      • Anti-Rotation Dimple Height
                                      • Stiffening Panel Depth
                                      • Inner Bead Coin Residual
                                      • Finger-well Depth
                                      • Vent Bead Residual
                                      • Outer Bead Height
                                      • Rivet Residual
                                      • Rivet Diameter
                                      • Rivet Re-strike
                                      Enhanced Feature Set (Stolle)
                                      Measurement Features

                                      • Primary Panel Coin
                                      • Button Panel Coin
                                      • Shadow Bead Height
                                      • Cent Bead
                                      • De-boss Panel
                                      • Finger-well
                                      • Vent Tube Height (Special Application)
                                      • Anti-Missile Thickness
                                      • Vent Bead Residual
                                      • Rivet Residual
                                      • Rivet Diameter
                                      • Rivet Re-strike

                                       

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                                        Z603 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END OPENING FORCE GAUGE

                                        Z603 AUTOMATIC BEVERAGE END OPENING FORCE GAUGE

                                        The “Enhanced” Opening Force Gauge from Torus Measurement Systems builds on the success of the standard model used by leading end makers.

                                        Specifications

                                        By monitoring critical manufacturing parameters over time and relating the press performance to the change in the ends opening signature, the manufacturing process capability can be observed. This trend monitoring is extremely beneficial to the process engineer, in predicting potential out-of-spec score residual and other critical features. By sampling ends from the production line, the Opening Force Gauge can monitor tooling wear in real-time and provide significant savings in both labour and scrap.

                                         

                                        Torus Shells and Ends

                                        Beverage Shells and Ends

                                         

                                        Measurement Features

                                        • Pop and Tear Force/Angle | Dead Weight Accuracy: +/- 0.2 lbf (0.09 kgf)
                                        • Tab Strength Force/Angle
                                        • Tab Differential
                                        • Partial Opening Force/Angle
                                        • Vertical Drop Angle
                                        • Programmable Pressurization | Accuracy:  0-95 PSI (6.5 bar)
                                        • Load Capacity | 200 ends

                                         

                                        Technical Specification

                                        • Size Range | 200-300 diameters (tooling change required for different ends)
                                        • End Type | SOT / RPT
                                        • Pull Load Range | 0.25 lbf (11.3 kgf) with overload protection
                                        • Quick-change tooling design
                                        • Automatic tooling adjustment (Multi Axis Control)
                                        • Tab strength with automatic tab rotation
                                        • Programmable pressurisation
                                        • Optional features available: Vent and Missile (Pass/Fail), Score Aperture Opening (Tuck Under), RPT Capability
                                        Pop and Tear
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                                        Tab Strength
                                        Shift Data Comparison –  Tab Strength

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