µMETER-X-VIS/2D

2D Camera-Based Cross-Section Light Scanner for Width Measurement

The VIS/2D sensors from ELOVIS work on the basis of non-contact edge sensing transversely to movement direction of the measurement object in light reflection or transmitted light. The accurate measurement in the transverse light sensor is used for production monitoring, process optimization and documentation of the delivery status of the produced goods. VIS/2D systems are maintenance-free, permanently calibrated and measure largely independent of material. As a kind of “optical micrometer” VIS/2D systems are used for cross-section measurement, width, height, diameter determination of strips, profiles, tubes, plates, beams, bolts, rolls made of different materials.

Product Types – 2D Camera-based Cross-Section Light Scanner for width measurement

µMETER-X-VIS2D

Width height diameter measurement systems for a 2D measurement:

  • Camera-based sensor for incident and transmitted light consisting of camera and lighting
  • Sensor types with different measurement field widths of 10mm up to approx. 300 mm
  • Typical measurement accuracy of +/- 0,1 mm to 0,5 mm
  • Maintenance-free, permanently calibrated
  • Easy integration in existing conveyor technology
  • Measurement of material in stillstand as well as in production with regular production speed possible
  • Measurement of objects with differen widths, heights or diameters possible
  • Sensor is cascadable (various sensors can be linked to each other for achieving a higher accuracy or a greater measurement range)
  • Evaluation unit optional
  • Machine control optional

Technical Data – 2D Camera-Based Cross-Section Light Scanner for width measurement

µMETER-X: VIS/2D-Wx
System Components 2D Vision-System
Product Types different measurement field sizes
Length and Width of Measurement Field 1 mm to 300 mm
Systematical Measurement Accuracy typically:
± 0,5 mm bis ± 1 mm/m
Repeatability depending on system ± 0,01 mm to ± 0,5 mm (confidence interval 1σ)
Arrangement of the Sensor System horizontal, vertical or diagonal
Speed Measurement Range 0 m/min → 100 m/min (higher maximum speed on demand)
Measurement Distance between Gauge and Measurement Object 150 mm to 500 mm
Interfaces 1 x RS-485
I/Os Input: Start, Calibration
Output: Status
I/O Type RS‐422 Gauge
Available Data Measurement values, signal quality, status, valid measurement
Fieldbus Optional:
Profibus-DP, ProfiNet‐RT, Ethernet‐IP, …
Protection Class Sensor lines: IP50
Dimensions
(LxWxH)
depending on maximum measurement field size
Power Supply 12 – 24 VDC
Weight depending on maximum measurement field size
LED Data 1 mW to 20 mW infrared
Ambient Temperature 5 to 55°C ‐ not condensing, beyond of temperature range external cooling/heating required
Humidity Environment should be dry, no condensation

Accessories – 2D Camera-Based Cross-Section Light Scanner for width measurement

Standard Interface

Interface Box for PC Operation

µMETER-X-BOX

Interface box for connecting the sensor to a PC or laptop. Allows for easy connection and supply of the sensor. With RS485 output interface and plug-in power supply.

Sensor Cable

Shielded Cables

µMETER-X-K3, K10

Sensor cable for connection to an interface such as µMETER-X-Box or bus module, a controller or a display.

Displays and Control Units

Display of Measurement Values

µMETER-X-DISPLAY-BOX

Interface box with measurement value display for connecting the sensor system to a PC or laptop. Box with RS485 output interface and plug-in power supply.
Control/Control Unit

µMETER-X-CONTROLLER

Display and Control Unit for the sensors provide the following features:

  • Display of all measurement values
  • Display of sensor status
  • Input of preselection lengths
  • Reset of current length
  • Actuator Contact
  • Sensor parameterization
Sorting Control

µMETER-X-SPS

The SPS sorting control for the µMETER-X sensors provide the following features:

  • Operation via Touch-Screen
  • Display of all measurement values
  • Input of nominal lengths
  • Input of low and high tolerance values
  • Output of sorting signals
  • Product data management
  • Measurement data storage

Mobile Equipment

Measurement Tripod

µMETER-X-TRI

The µMETER-X sensors are lightweight and therefore very well suited for mobile measurement in conjunction with the ELOVIS tripods (TRI). The TRI tripod consists of: tripod, boom with joint, sensor attachment to the boom with ball head and sensor mounting plate.

Software

PC Software

µMETER-X-CMS

The CMS configuration and monitoring software is used for µMETER-X operation, adjustment of setpoint and tolerance values as well as the display and storage of measurement values on a PC, laptop or tablet computer. The CMS software is mainly used for manual measurements.

Fieldbus and Communication Modules

Profibus-DP, ProfiNet-RT, Ethernet-IP

µMETER-XPB, -PN, -EN

Standard bus interface modules with the following output: Measurement Value (in m) , Speed (in m/s), Status Signal (valid/invalid)

2D Camera-Based Cross-Section Light Scanner for Width Measurement

The material to be measured passes through the measurement area across the conveying direction of the µMETER-X System in longitudinal direction. As soon as the material is located on the same height as the sensor, the corresponding cross-sectional dimension is automatically and continuously determined. To ensure that the measurement can take place with high accuracy, the measurement material has to be as clean and dry as possible. In addition, the measurement object should pass the µMETER-X system as straight as possible. The measurement principle can be described as optical micrometer / measuring cross-section light scanner for measurements in the production cycle.

Videos – 2D Camera-Based Cross-Section Light Scanner for width measurement

Product Video

Application Video

Downloads – 2D Camera-Based Cross-Section Light Scanner for width measurement

Product Brochure µMETER-X-V2D -> please contact ELOVIS

APPLICATIONS

Width, height, diameter
of profiles

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Distances in Incident Light

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APPLICATION EXAMPLES

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