Fully-Automated Volume Measurement Optimizes the Flow of Materials and Ensures Smooth Workflows
In the logistics industry, ever-increasing numbers of shipments have to be processed within ever-shrinking timeframes. At the same time, customer requirements are becoming increasingly exacting in terms of transparency and service quality. This means that precise measurements of the volume and weight of goods shipments are indispensable for e-commerce and retail. This data can then be used, for example, for loading optimization, for registering the goods with the forwarding agent, for automatic invoice creation, and for accurate calculation of shipping costs.
VITRONIC has the solution. VITRONIC's automatic volume measurement system enables contact-free volume measurement of any object in motion, reliably compares the data actually captured with the data declared – including at high conveyor speeds and in difficult conditions, and provides the basis for optimizing vehicle loading, logistics workflows and the calculation of transport capacities. Companies save on transport costs, while at the same time improving their eco-balance.
The system thus provides the basis for automatic invoicing (revenue recovery) and legally justifiable requests for additional postage.
The Benefits to you:
- enables better load planning, automatic transport capacity calculation, automatic shipping inspection and outbound inspection, and ensures that only products in sound condition are distributed (proof of quality)
- available as a standalone system or complete solution – consisting of auto-ID system, automatic volume measurement system and in-motion scale
- reliable, efficient contact-free volume measuring of rectangular and any other objects in motion
- reliable volume measurement at conveyor speeds of up to 2 m/s
- offers the best possible measuring accuracy
- as an option, detects defects in detail on five sides of the object, and only boxes in good condition to be transported are automatically placed in stock
- provides certified measurements on crossbelt and tray sorters and conveyor belts
- the data collected by the volume measurement system can be fed into statistics that form the basis for optimizing in-house flows of goods
- recognizes conveying aids
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VIPAC D1 enables contact-free volume measurement of rectangular, dimensionally stable objects in motion, with maximum measuring accuracy, and recognizes conveying aids. VIPAC D1 provides certified measurements on crossbelt and tray sorters and conveyor belts, and comes with an alibi memory.
VIPAC D2 measures, in motion, the volume of rectangular and any other objects with maximum measuring accuracy, optionally detects deformations in detail on five sides of the object, and comes with an alibi memory. VIPAC D2 provides a combination of different functionalities, e.g. simultaneous deformation detection.
The VIPAC D3 volume measurement system is a certified solution for measuring any loaded pallets of a very large size. VIPAC D3 enables rapid, reliable weighing and measuring in a single work step, at the highest possible resolution (20mm x 20mm x 10mm) with maximum measuring accuracy.
VOLUMEC HD captures highly accurate volume data for any objects and detects deformations. VOLUMEC HD captures the volume of packages and its certification also makes it ideal for legal-for-trade applications.