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


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


Torus Food Can Gauging

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Measurement Features

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



  • Food Can Materials | Aluminium/Steel
  • Outer Body Diameter | Typical Range: Ø 211 – Ø 307
  • Trimmed Can Height | Typical Range: 60.00 – 190.00
  • Finished Can Height | Typical Range: 60.00 – 190.00
  • Dual system equipped with two spectrometers – Visible Light and Near Infrared (NIR) light, enables both clear and opaque internal lacquers to be inspected
  • Brand-new fibre setup creating a smaller spot size to optimise positions, ensuring true location of measurement points
  • Enables monitoring and control of the lacquer distribution
  • Absolute, not inferred, lacquer thickness measurement
  • Multi-size capability – no need for change tooling
  • Traceable measurements to NIST standards

The Z340 Automatic Food Can Coating Analyser comes with a Multi-Lane Input Conveyor as standard.

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