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


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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