Package Dimensioners DM 3500

Interweigh Systems Inc. is a supplier of package dimenioners by Accu-Sort Systems Inc. DM-3500 package dimensioners are a compact, overhead dimensioning unit which automatically determines the length, width, and height of packages as they move along a conveyor. These self-contained units are easy to install over an existing conveyor and don't require a break in the conveyor belt. It's overhead location avoids damage that side or bottom mounted systems often encounter. Because of its one-piece design, this dimensioner eliminates critical alignment of multiple components.

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DM 3500 Package Dimensioners

Notable Features

The DM-3500 uses a scanned, triangulated CCD camera/laser diode combination to capture the height profile of a package as it passes the unit. A simple tachometer is used to monitor conveyor speed; a laser photoeye is used for package detection. Both the tachometer and laser photoeye are provided by Accu-Sort with the DM-3500. The unit's internal Dual-DSP processor board then calculates the length, width, height, volume and position of the package based on this data.

The DM-3500 uses a scanned, triangulated CCD camera/laser diode combination to capture the height profile of a package as it passes the unit. A simple tachometer is used to monitor conveyor speed; a laser photoeye is used for package detection. Both the tachometer and laser photoeye are provided by Accu-Sort with the DM-3500. The unit's internal Dual-DSP processor board then calculates the length, width, height, volume and position of the package based on this data.

The DM-3500 can be configured to provide a "confidence rating" to the host computer along with the dimensions and/or volume of the package. The confidence rating is based on the difficulty that the system had in determining the dimensions of a package, and can be useful for identifying damaged parcels or improperly packaged products. Package orientation information can also be included in the message to the host, allowing for advanced package tracking through the system. The DM-3500 package information can be used in conjunction with Accu-Sort scanning systems, to provide increased flexibility in adjusting focus on the scanners, and to link package dimensions and bar code data.

DM 3500 Package Dimensioners


These package dimensioners can also detect nonsingulated (side-by-side) packages as they pass under it, eliminating the sorting and inventory problems caused by "phantom" packages.

Applications

  • Parcel revenue recovery
  • Revenue recovery
  • Trailer load planning
  • Automatic rate charging
  • Sortation accuracy

Outstanding Features

  • Belt speeds up to 600 fpm and package spacing as close as 3 inches with accuracy of ±1/4 inch.
  • Dimensions all standard rectangular boxes up to 36" high, 38" wide, and 72".
  • Reliable, solid-state laser diode and linear CCD array to capture package width and height.
  • On-line diagnostics and self generated "confidence rating" give quick performance updates

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Camera Type: Visual Diagnostics: Communications:
Linear CCD array Trigger, laser on, power, idle, tachometer, photoeye, serial port 1-4 status, auxiliary input, 3 processor status LEDs Host Port
One port selectable for RS-232,
RS-422, RS-485, or
20 mA Current Loop
Auxiliary Ports
Two ports selectable for RS-232,
RS-422, RS-485,
RS-232 Modem Port
DeviceNet
Laser Type: Size: Options:
Visible laser diode, 690nm, 4.8 mW Length - 17.5" (44.1 cm)
Width - 16.4" (41.6 cm)
Height - 10.3" (26 cm)
Remote diagnostics via modem
External Quad Relay Box, Remote Display. Side-by-Side Package Detection (Class IIIB laser required)
Box Size: Weight: Approvals (pending):
Max 72"L x 38"W x 36"H (183 cm x 93 cm x 90 cm) Maximum length and width can increase for some applications Min: 4"L x 4"W x 1"H (10.2 cm x 5.1 cm x 2.5 cm) 52 lbs (23.6 kg) UL, cUL, FCC Class A, CE mark, CDRH Class II,
Measurement Canada Certified Legal for Trade
Box Spacing: Temperature Range: Service Options:
Minimum 3" between boxes 32° - 122°F (0° - 50° C) Installation assistance
On-site training
I/O Connections: Relative Humidity: Warranty:
1 trigger input
1 tachometer input
1 auxiliary photoeye input
2 relay outputs
8 I/O:
4 general purpose outputs
2 general purpose inputs
1 trigger output
1 tachometer output
10% - 90% non-condensing 1 year limited, parts and labor
Power:
100 - 240VAC± 10%
50/60 Hz
70 Watts
   

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