Calibrated Length Measurement of Cables

Cable Measurment, precise, reliable, maintenance-free acc. MID 2014/32/EU

Cables are usually sold on rolls according to length and must therefore be measured with calibrated length measurement systems in order to sell within or into the EU. Larger cable diameters with firm and non-slip insulation can still be easily measured with contact devices. Smaller cable diameters, those with smooth coatings or those that form strands, however, should be measured with non-contact cable measurement systems according to MID 2014/32 / EU. ELOVIS offers a complete solution including cable routing, laser protection, printer connection and interface for production data acquisition.

Typical application data:

  • Winding speed: up to 2,500 m / min
  • Tactile measurement accuracy: typically 0.5%
  • Measurement accuracy, contactless μSPEED: typically 0.05%
  • Amortization: 1 – 2 months, direct encoder replacement, material guide is required

Material examples:

  • Extruded cables, PVC cables, PU cables, strands, flat cables
  • Power cable, submarine cable

Systems which are equipped with calibrated length measurement:

  • Winding machines, rewinders,
  • Fabric inspection machines, extrusion lines

Matching Products and Services

MID 2014/32/EU
Certified Length Measurement Systems

  • Verifiably Calibrated, Certified Length Measurement Systems according EU-Measuring-Instruments-Directive MID 2014/32/EU
  • Non-contact MID Measurement Systems consisting of MID-COUNTER and Laser-Encoder
  • Tactile MID Length Measurement System consisting of MID-COUNTER and impeller or measuring wheel
  • Measurement Systems with preliminary examination through the PTB (The National Metrology Institute of Germany)

ELOVIS Services

ELOVIS offers the following services in the field of calibrated, verifiable length measurement:

  • Advice on the conformity assessment of length measurement devices
  • Measurement services in the run-up to a conformity assessment
  • Help with length complaints of your customers
  • OEM sensor developments in the MID 2014/32 / EU area

Always available for you:
Bernd Engelsdorf


Karl-Friedrich-Straße 14-18
76133 Karlsruhe, Germany

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

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