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Bodymaker Control Modules

BCM387, BCM500

For additional bodymaker control functions with Sencon's short can sensors


  • BENEFITS
  • Optimum tooling protection
  • Fast machine stopping
  • Adaptable to different tooling types
  • Low cost, long service life
  • Improved bodymaker performance
  • Use with Sencon Short Can Sensors (see details below)
BCM387 moduleThe BCM387 allows the Sencon 387SCT series Short Can Sensors and interface module to communicate with the bodymaker control system, offering additional functionality (see panel)
BCM500The BCM500 is a high speed bodymaker control module which can be used instead of the BCM387 with 387SCT series Short Can sensors, with the new 487 sensor or with older 2X7 series sensors (see panel) to allow extended functions that support all of the fast control logic requirements of a bodymaker and drive special high speed clutch outputs.
  • BCM387 Bodymaker Control module
  • High speed clutch outputs
  • Immediate or timed output control
  • Outputs configurable for sink, source, AC or DC
  • Short can, tear-off indication
  • Used with 'smart' 387 sensor for Aluminum cans
  • BCM500 Bodymaker Control module
  • High speed clutch outputs
  • Immediate or timed output control
  • Inputs configurable for sink or source
  • Outputs configurable for sink, source, AC or DC
  • Back stop control
  • Air strip control
  • Dome jam control
  • Short can, tear-off and dome jam indication
Short Can Sensor Selection Guide
Sensor
Discrimination
Characteristics
Integral Cable Quick Disconnect
Sensor
Aluminum can
over Steel punch
  9-247-03
  11-247-03
Steel can over
Carbide punch
  9-267-03
  11-267-03
Aluminum can over Magnetic Carbide punch   9-287-03/63 ‡
  11-287-03/63 ‡
Aluminum can over Non-magnetic Carbide punch   9-287-53 ‡
  11-287-53 ‡♠

* These models are also available with an output pulse stretcher.
See Can on Mandrel and High Performance Sensors.

These sensors perform reliably on the majority of known carbide punches, provided the magnetic permeability of the punch material remains stable in working conditions. Factors such as temperature variation can affect magnetic properties.

♠ Special order only.