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DYmond M


Dymond M - X-ray inspection system
Dymond M - X-ray inspection system

With the DYmond M inspection system, Dylog has provided an optimal solution to inspect glass jars and bottles, improving performance in product areas that are traditionally more problematic, such as the bottom and below the cap.

The DYmond M inspection system has three pointsof view, i.e. 3 tubes (powered by 3 generators) and 3 detectors, arranged as shown in the figure.

  • TUBE N. 1: for inspecting the BOTTOM
  • TUBE N. 2: aligned with the filling level and for inspecting the area below the cap
  • TUBE N. 3: for inspecting the BOTTOM

This layout has the same benefits as the system with 2 points of view aligned at the bottom (DYmond D) as regards detecting contaminants that appear on the image in dark areas corresponding to the part of the jar/bottle, and the detection of large, but thin contaminants.

The images acquired with 3 points of view appear as follows (with a view to optimising performance in the area of the bottom and the cap).

VIEW N. 1

VIEW N. 2

VIEW N. 3

Contaminant hidden by jar shadows

The area below the cap is free from cap projections and the jar profile, which appear in views 1 and 2 and which are filtered

The same contaminant that did not appear in view no.1 is now easily visible. It is “moved” from the dark area generated by the dark projection of the rounded bottom to a clearer/more uniform area

To optimise the detection of contaminants that are located in the dark areas of images next to edges, Dylog has patented a configuration of 3 X-ray tubes on axes that are not parallel, but inclined at 5°, as shown in the figure.

In this way, a contaminant that is very close to the edge is “moved” to a clearer area of the image in view no. 3.
Another factor that makes the detection of contaminants optimal is the angle of the rays compared to the convexity of the bottom.

In systems usually available on the market, the ray that corresponds to views 1 and 3 of the DYmond M is tangent to this convexity.

Instead, the solution adopted by Dylog has a greater angle (45°) to make the distance between the bottom area and cap area as big as possible, avoiding overlapping that would cause confusion when detecting contaminants.

The tubes are aligned with a manual device for views 1 and 3 and with an electronic cylinder for view no. 2. In this way, tube no. 2 can be aligned as closely as possible with the filling level.

This device is operated directly via the software interface, with graphics and functions that have been entirely redesigned.

Maximum speed

Up to 100 m/min

IP rating

IP65

Processing unit

Industrial PC, latest-generation Pentium processor

User interface

Windows 7 platform with statistical management of production and remote management possible

Monitor

21.5” LCD touchscreen

X-ray generators

3 constant potential generators, 99 kV 10mA

X-ray emitters

3 99kV, 30 mA ceramic metal tubes, with collimator, 3 mm focal point

X-ray detectors

3 linear detectors, 0.4mm d.p.

Electrical input

10 kW max

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Compressed air

4 bar

Detector scan rate

up to 2800 lines/second

Belt speed

up to 80 m/min

Minimum distance between products

10 mm

Certification

CE, UL

Safety switches - interlock

SIL 3. Category IV PL E, magnetic

Languages

English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Dutch

Operating temperature

+5°C to +40°C with conditioner

Relative humidity

20% -90% (no condensate)

Power supply

230 VAC ±10% (standard) 

Cooling

External 3.5 kW water cooler (closed circuit)

USB port

yes - external

Network output

Ethernet

Radiation protection

FDA CFR 21 part 1020,40

International Protection Rating (IP)

IP34 with standard conditioner, IP65 with Nema4X conditioner

Detector scan rate

up to 2800 lines/second

 

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