Search
 
Search by year
Search by keyword
Search by sector
Search by category
Find 
Sacmi RSS Feed
Find out how to subscribe to Sacmi RSS feeds
 
1/18/2018
Sacmi DECOCAP 360-3D and ULYSSE win over a can-making multinational

Brand new cap inspection systems developed by the Sacmi Automation & Inspection Systems Division tested successfully at a company’s Spanish plant. The world's first solution for total inspection of decorated twist-off caps.

“Incredible results”. That's what a leading can-making multinational had to say after initial production testing of the DECOCAP 360-3D - the all-new Sacmi system for the inspection of twist-off caps - was successfully completed at their plant in Asturias, Spain. This multinational has always been attentive to the implementation of advanced quality control solutions and after getting in touch with the Sacmi team they immediately grasped the advantages of what is, today, the world's only total quality control solution for the entire decorated cap , walls included.

The DECOCAP 360-3D – which operates with the aid of 5 video cameras, one of which inspects the product from above as the other 4 inspect the side walls – allows perfect 2D reconstruction of the captured 3D image, thus eliminating any distortion that might stem from perspective, lid shape or surface reflection.

Designed to inspect caps with a maximum diameter of110 mm at speeds of up to1,200 caps per minute, this solution is flanked by ULYSSE, the new Sacmi “all-in-one” vision system that differs from previous units in that the electrical control panel and all relative wiring have been eliminated . With ULYSSE, the calculating unit is inserted directly in the image acquisition unit, a re-engineering of the machine that ensures greater compactness and user-friendliness.

Various configurations are provided, including the one chosen by this customer for interior inspection of lugged caps with extensive decorated areas (including curls and lugs). In this case too, the technological core of the solution is the exclusive, patentedChrometriq illuminator. This uses amix of RGB and infrared light to capture two images per millisecond (DoubleShot technology), first with RGB light and then with infrared, thus allowing maximum inspection precision.

Compact and easy to install, this solution can, like the DECOCAP, inspect caps with diameters of up to 110 mm at rates of 1200 pieces per minute. For Sacmi, these two orders underscore the soundness of the CVS 360-3D technology developed by the Group's Automation & Inspection Systems Division: a technology that lies at the core of a wide range of packaging applications that include cap, container, label and preform quality control.

Back

Business News

 
9/13/2018
Opoczno goes for Ceramics 4.0 and selects SACMI
This long-standing Polish company, part of the Cersanit Group, has initiated an ambitious factory modernisation plan, with a new complete SACMI Continua+ line already up and running at one of its manufacturing facilities  >>

9/10/2018
NG Kutahya reinforces its position on the large tile market with SACMI
Thanks to this latest investment in SACMI technology - characterised by cutting-edge efficiency, automation and energy saving - output is set to increase by more than 5 million square metres/year  >>

9/7/2018
Ceramit Divindus in Tenes (of the Ceram Divindus Group) reaches one million pieces per year with SACMI technology
The Tenes production plant of the Algerian Ceram Divindus Group has completed its ambitious investment plan for the complete supply of new lines of machines for body and glaze preparation, pressure casting and robotized glazing.  >>

9/5/2018
Duravit Egypt installs fourth SACMI-Riedhammer kiln
Leading international manufacturer of top quality, beautifully designed sanitaryware takes delivery of a fourth sanitaryware firing/re-firing kiln, a clear demonstration of its trust in SACMI-Riedhammer technology  >>

 

This website uses "cookies". If you choose to continue using the website, you are authorising the use of cookies according to our cookie policy. For further information or to deny the use of some cookies, please click here.

accept cookie policy