Connectric Length, Speed Measurement & CUT Length Control System

The Connectric Length Measurement & Length Control System is a versatile standalone system, feature filled yet economical.  It provides easy length measurement, automatic repeated length cut control, speed display, batch control, production monitoring, communication for data gathering, etc.  Very high accuracy means that long lengths can be achieved with precision.  Past applications have included glue dispensation control, automatic repeated cut to length of plastic extrusions, measurement of long lengths of plastic film, cut to length of metals, production monitoring on wood molding machines, cut to length of carpets, speed display of machines, etc.
 

The system can be easily added to older and newer machinery.  Optional features like buzzers, alarms, cut control outputs, external inputs, timed operations, analogue output for drive control, RS232 or RS485 communications for data gathering and remote parameter settings makes it adaptable to multiple industries.  It can be used for plastics extrusion, plastic films, wood, metal, carpet, fabrics, paper, cardboard, or any sheet materials, or simply for machine speed display and control.  The system is programmable to show yards, feet, inches, meters, cm, rpm, etc. with a programmable decimal point position.  Due to its high accuracy, the system provides easy automation with quality control and reduced wastage.

 

The new dual display/counter can display speed and shift count simultaneously.  Using the appropriate software, the values can be polled remotely for data logging.

 

Our LARGE digit display / counters are viewable from long distances and can be used to display machine and conveyor speed.

 

The Connectric Length & Speed Measurement Systems are very economical and custom built for your specific requirements.  With our experience, we realize that each customer's needs and setup is different, we help identify exactly what you require, make recommendations and custom build it to meet your requirements.  It can also integrate with your existing encoders and wheels.

 

            

 

Some of the functions include:

  • Automated repeated cut to length control - set the length and the system will send a cut signal to the cutter, and reset itself ready for the next cut
  • Batch count and control - the 2 line display will increment on every cut.  Set the batch size if you wish, the system will provide an output when the batch size has been reached 
  • Optional solid state relay output to signal the cutter 
  • Manual cut control upon reset by a push button
  • Optional scaleable analogue output for drive control to slow and stop product movement during the cut cycle
  • Optional audible or alarm lights when the batch size has been reached 
  • Offset adjustment  - if there is a delay in the cut, the system can accommodate for this on every cut resulting in more accurate cuts, less wastage and reduced requirement for trimming to length 
  • Production shift or total length count regardless of line speed or stoppage time
  • Optional simultaneous speed and shift count (NEW FEATURE)
  • Etc.

Other features:

  • Easy and versatile mounting of the encoder -  our special spring bracket allows for above or below product mounting 
  • Can be used with any existing electronic encoders, we can scale the display accordingly 
  • Can be programmed in feet and decimals of a foot, or inches and decimals of an inch or meters and decimals of a meter etc. 
  • Easy to program by the touch screen which can be locked out for programming if required 
  • Standard AC supply - no DC supplies required 
  • Very accurate - our measuring wheels are ground to 0.05% accuracy
  • Scaleable and fine tunable to meet the most exacting requirements
     

Customers can order a complete system including the control box, encoder, encoder cable, accurate measuring wheel and spring loaded encoder bracket, or individual components. While the use of a spring loaded encoder bracket with various mounting arrangements is recommended (over and under table mounting as shown), the customer can design his own encoder mounting brackets provided the encoder is mounted appropriately.

 

Our systems are customized to your specific requirements.  Just fill our the application sheet and email it to us, we will be happy to quote.

 

Click here to download a copy of our Length Measurement System Brochure

 

Click here for the specification aid. 
 

We carry controllers for flying shear, rotating cross cutters, rotary / eccentric cutters, tubular bag production, and printing & punching applications.
 

We also carry mechanical length measuring devices for outdoor and indoor use, road, rail, surface, wire cable rope, etc.

 

Connectric Systems Inc. | (800)-469-3342 | info@connectric.com | 28-207 Edgeley Blvd., Concord, Ontario, Canada, L4K 4B5 | Open Monday to Friday | www.connectric.com

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Connectric Systems Inc. has been providing products and solutions for the automation and control industries since 1976.  Working closely with OEMS and end users large and small, we provide solutions to meet specific customer needs.


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Concord Ont. L4K 4B5, Canada

Telephone: 1-905-669-0080

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