Length measurement of edge-adhesive tape and decorative paper

Non-contact measurement of printed and imprinted surfaces

Edge-adhesive tape and decorative paper are produced in a large variety of decor and structures in large batches. However, if the customer detects that the coil/spool lengths are too short, then it is a considerable effort to reapply the respective product to compensate for shortfalls. Correct sales lengths or coil/spool lengths are ensured by the use of μSPEED systems.

Typical application data:

  • Line Speed: typically up to 500 m / min
  • Measurement accuracy with tactile measuring equipment or via drive: typically 0.5-2%
  • Measurement accuracy with non-contact length measurement μSPEED: typical: 0.5%
  • Amortization: 3 months, direct encoder replacement, no other modifications needed

Material examples:

  • Edge-adhesive tape made of different materials: ABS, PMMA, PVC, PP, … printed, imprinted, …
  • Decorative papers, finish foils, impregnates, self-adhesive foils and release papers based on special technical papers
  • Decorative papers for the furniture, kitchen, wood-based and flooring industries
  • different decor and imprinted variants, different degrees of gloss

Machines equipped with non-contact length measurement:

  • Roll cutting machine, roll cutter, cross cutter, lengthwise cutter
  • Winding machines, rewinder, re-roller, doctor roller
  • printing machine, imprinting machine

Matching Products and Services

Length & Speed Measurement Systems

  • Non-contact length and speed measurement, optically by laser
  • Length and speed free of slippage, maintenance-free, permanently calibrated and accurately measured
  • The Laser-Encoder replaces tactile measurement via impeller, wheel, measurement roller, or machine drive
  • Measurement of agitated surfaces via laser-doppler surface velocimeter

ELOVIS Services

ELOVIS offers the following services for the measurement of edge-adhesive tape and decorative paper:

  • Advice on length and speed measurement
  • Measurement & calibration services
  • Help with length complaints of your customers
  • OEM sensor developments in the field of length and speed measurement

Always available for you:
Bernd Engelsdorf


Vincenz-Prießnitz-Straße 1
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

T +49 721 933823-0
F +49 721 933823-23


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