LMI introduces the Gocator 2880
Feb. 19, 2015 – LMI Technologies (LMI) announced the official release of the Gocator 2880 Profile Sensor and an update to Gocator’s Firmware. Designed for scanning large objects with complex shapes, the 2880 is a highly networkable sensor that provides high speed data acquisition on large surface areas with irregular features and textures. The IP67 rated industrial housing also has a small footprint, making it a quality control solution for manufacturers in industries such as wood and packaging.
“The G2880’s built-in dual cameras create complete scans over large fields of view and around protruding features, such as knots on logs, or occlusions around box sides and flaps,” says Chi Ho Ng, LMI’s Director of Product Management, “The sensor’s high speed data acquisition allows for full flexibility in optimizing scanning parameters to fit different manufacturing and processing requirements.”
“The sensor’s large field of view and measurement range can accommodate a wide range of target sizes,” adds Len Chamberlain, LMI’s Director of Sales, “And like all Gocator sensors, the 2880 is highly flexible and easy to configure through its built-in web interface.”
The upgrade to Gocator Firmware from version 4.0 to 4.1 improves process optimization with the addition of rich filtering for removing noise and outliers from sensor data; material selection for achieving the best possible data on targets with challenging material surfaces; a new Countersunk Hole Tool to measure center position, depth, outside diameter, bevel angle; and improved visualization for displacement sensors including range and intensity data.