Automatic Beverage Shell Measurement Gauge


automatic optical gauge for precision measurement of features on beverage shells

  • Best in class R&R
  • Grain orientation as standard feature (no time penalty)
  • 4 points measured in 28 seconds per shell, 8 points in 32 seconds per shell
  • All measurement supported on all beverage shell types: including CDL, SuperEnd, Enhanced SuperEnd, B64
  • Multisize: 113 to 209 / 46 mm to 65 mm diameter shells handled with fully automatic adjustment
  • Black, colored, and decorated shells accepted

The completely redesigned Shell Gauge (ES8001) sets new standards for the profiling of pre-curl and finished curl beverage shells. The gauge is capable of measuring the widest range of end diameters in the fastest time without the need for change parts. Each shell is optically scanned on both sides for any given position in just one second.

Optical shell gauge measurements - detail
Onscreen visualisation of shell profile with Sencon’s Process Master™ software

Highly Configurable

  • Select and link measurements to individual shells by type
  • Configure any number of presses
  • Program pass, warning, and fail limits
  • Create and store unlimited procedures

All measurements supported on all end types

Optical shell gauge measurements
A. Outside diameter E. Curl height
B. Inside curl diameter F. Countersink depth
C. Curl opening G. Panel height
D. Overall height H. Material Thickness
Optical shell gauge measurements - detail
The Shell Gauge-optical scans each shell on both sides for any position in one second
Optical shell gauge measurements - detail
Three infeed drawers can be loaded with stacks of shells up to 100 mm high



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