TIRE

LASER MEASUREMENT SOLUTIONS FOR THE TIRE INDUSTRY


Laser and camera based measuring systems – from the extrusion of tread, sidewall or apex up to the final check of the finished tires: Kurschat supports the tire production process with high precision laser measurement systems at different points. They ensure a fast and continous production of high quality tires and an optimization of the raw material use.

Overview of our systems for the tire manufacturing industry:

  • Online laser profilometer for tread and sidewall
  • Offline laser profilometer for tread and sidewall
  • Length measurement of cutted tread and sidewall
  • Thickness measurement of inner liner and web material
  • Calender thickness measurement
  • Width measurement

Let us discuss your specific measurement requirements. Contact us!

Online Laser Profilometer for Tread and Sidewall

KScan Granite

  • Massive granite O-frame with traversing singlepoint laser sensors
  • In-Situ calibration
  • TEMPerformance function with integrated temperature control
  • Measurement accuracy:< 0.020 mm
  • Scanning speed up to 300 mm/s

KScan Laser Caliper

  • Traversing laser triangulation sensors in C-frame
  • In-Situ calibration
  • TEMPerformance function with integrated temperature control
  • Measurement accuracy:< 0.020 mm
  • Scanning speed up to 150 mm/s

Offline laser profilometer for tread and sidewall

KScan Offline

  • Massive granite O-frame with traversing singlepoint laser sensors
  • In-Situ calibration
  • TEMPerformance function with integrated temperature control
  • Measurement accuracy:< 0.020 mm
  • Scanning speed up to 300 mm/s

Length Measurement of Cutted Tread and Sidewall

KCam TLM

  • Camera based length measurement
  • Skewing compensation (Option)
  • Length accuracy: < 0,4 mm
  • Measurement accuracy:< 0.020 mm
  • Max. conveyor speed: 120 m/mm

Thickness Measurement of Inner Liner and Web Material

KCross Roller

  • Online thickness measurement of calendered web material
  • Traversing thickness measurement
  • Combination of eddy current & optical micrometer
  • In-situ calibration on measurement roller next to material
  • TEMPerformance with integrated temperature control
  • Measurement accuracy < 0.015 mm
  • Thickness range: 0.5 ….. 5 mm

KFrame Laser Caliper

  • Inline thickness measurement of calenderd material
  • Continous track measurement with 3 C-frames
  • Sensor pre-positioning – symmetric or independent
  • Permanently mounted C-frame
  • In-situ calibration in reference position while production
  • Motorised roller conveyor
  • Purged and sealed for ambient temperature of up to 50°C
  • Measurement accuracy: typical < 0.010 mm
  • Thickness range: Standard 15 mm

KFrame Economy

  • Encapsulated laser-measuring bar
  • Reference measurement against custom-fitted roller
  • Massive granite base frame for high precision measurement
  • Edge detection at each product change
  • In-situ calibration on roller surface
  • Measurement accuracy: typical < 0.020 mm
  • Thickness range: 20/ 35/ 50 mm

KCross Plus

  • Online thickness measurement of extruded/calendered material
  • Traversing thickness measurement
  • Compact steel measuring O-Frame
  • Purged and sealed for ambient temperatures of up to 50°C
  • In-situ calibration in reference position
  • TEMPerformance function with integrated temperature control
  • Width range:: 900…2.800 mm
  • Measurement accuracy: typical < 0.020 mm
  • Thickness range: 20/ 35/ 50 mm

Calender Thickness Measurement

KFix LasEC 3

  • Online measurement on calender roll
  • Traversing combination of eddy current & laser measurement against a measurement roller
  • Traversing upside-down laser differential measurement
  • Base frame with three tracks
  • Temperature control with cooling device and purging air up to 50°C
  • Measurement accuracy: < 0.020 mm

Width measurement

KWidth

  • Sheet-of-light laser width measurement
  • Automatic edge detection & tracking
  • Air purging for sensor optic
  • Measurement accuracy: typical < 0.025 mm
  • Resolution in width direction: 0.05 mm

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