AVBIS Q

Basic dimensional measurement system for bottles & preforms.

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Precise
Repeatability and reproducibility studies <10% on critical dimensions.
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Versatile
Bottle & preform, glass & plastic measurement capability.
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Robust
Deploy where needed. Laboratory conditions not required.
Easy to Use
Simple fast preform & bottle measurement. A "quick check."
Overview
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Simple
1 required day for typical admin level training.
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Price
Great benefits in a lower cost package than automated systems.
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Fast
Cycle time measured in seconds.
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Compatible
CSV output file compatible with most commercial SPC software packages.

AVBIS-Q (formerly "QUIKCHEK") is AVID Corporation’s ‘entry-level’ precision measurement platform for bottles and preforms. The uncomplicated design of the AVBIS-Q is ideal for manufacturers seeking a low-cost limited measurement system for bottles or preforms. The lower cost of AVBIS-Q also makes the system attractive to those smaller facilities looking to enhance their measurement capabilities, but do not require the automation of the AVBIS-C or P series.

During the installation, change-out or maintenance of a mold, technicians must take “first-articles” to the QA lab for basic measurement checks. While laboratory qualifications are necessary for final approval, deploying AVBIS-Q to the production area enhances efficiency for the production team and reduces downtime on the production equipment.

 

The large optical field of view of AVBIS-Q allows most neck finishes (and in some cases, entire bottles) to be measured without horizontal motion control (maximum diameter measurement: 90mm). Parts are handled automatically via a servo controlled rotary stage for precision searches and automatic measurement routines. This load-and-go operation is perfect for those facilities with limited staff.

 

AVBIS-Q borrows the setup features from the AVBIS system that makes new part setup so easy.

 

AVBIS-Q feedback has been positive:

"If my production line must wait two hours for the lab to get to my parts, that’s two hours of production I lose. By having [AVBIS-Q] on the floor, I can get the data I need to start production confidently.” – Silgan Plastics

“With other jobs in queue, it can sometimes take two hours for the QA lab to be able to measure start-up samples. [With AVBIS-Q], setup doesn’t have to wait for the QA lab to tell them which data is good and bad. [They] are able to measure at changeover, see that the data is okay, and go into production sure that the bottles are good. [AVBIS-Q] has made life a lot easier.” – Amcor Rigid Plastics

 

Features
  • Smart servo controlled vertical and rotational axes.

  • AVBIS interface; no training required for facilities with AVBIS 3000 series.

  • Complete program compatibility with AVBIS, AVBIS codes can be transferred to QUIKCHEK and used immediately.

  • With optional verification objects, third party calibration not required.

  • Optional weight scale and THIKCHEK options for preform specific operations. “MiniLab”

Dimensions Measured
  • Overall height

  • S

  • T (thread diameter)

  • TMax (multiple thread max diameter)

  • T Delta (“thread flash”)

  • TPD (thread pitch distance)

  • E (thread sidewall diameter)

  • H (closure clearance height)

  • HTMax (closure clearance height, maximum thread)

  • HZ (Husky method)

  • HA (H referencing tamper bead)

  • HF (H referencing custom diameter)

  • K (a.k.a. S1)

  • SU (a.k.a. S1 wall-thread intersect)

  • A (tamper bead diameter)

  • D (tamper bead height)

  • Z (neck support ring diameter)

  • X (neck support ring height)

  • F (upper ring diameter)

  • L (bead height)

  • W (bead thickness)

  • B (tamper recess diameter)

  • Ratchet

  • Total flash

  • XHeight (bottle height to NSR)

  • D-angle (locking ring angle (low-mag)

  • UI / LI

  • UI Width / LI Width

  • Body diameters (if less than optical field of view)

  • Neck straight

  • Weight (with scale option)

  • Preform Length (with preform fixture option)

  • Preform Gate Height (with preform fixture option)

  • Preform Thickness (Min, max, avg, and delta) (with U-TES-P option)

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