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AK50 - On-Line Moisture Meter

- state of the art in infrared moisture meters
- superior stability with the latest S revision
- our flagship model

    

Product's top features:

• a unique versatile meter in a small box
• a truly compact and smart structure: All components required are in the meter, just plug in the power & communication cable. No external control boxes needed
• most reliable: an extremely long service period of 175 000 hours
• based on new ultra-stable technology developed by Visilab
• the preselected measuring distance range is 200 to 300 mm, spot approximately 30 x 40 mm.
• Composer expert system for generating new calibrations according to paper grade
• web thermometer, data can be collected into a memory bank or directed to any interface

• extremely low noise level
• highly immune against external IR radiation and any lighting
• highly immune against external water vapor
• good immunity to target angle

• a unique BURST mode for measuring piecewise webs, like sheet cutters
• the power supply unit -PS has a connector for a standard optical sensor to arrange a trigger for measuring piecewise products and batch processes. Also a BNC connector for a microswitch is included.
• the meter is delivered complete with cables, software and power source, ready to start operating
• three interfaces from a single cable: Voltage output, serial port and Profibus DP
    • two voltage outputs, range selectable, source selectable as moisture or web temperature etc., scaling
    • fieldbus connection Profibus DP, (an optional I/F)
    • serial port RS232 for PC data acquisition and configuration, data rates 9600/115200 bauds. The lower rate i
s suitable for cables longer than 7 meters
• the Profibus DP option can be ordered separately at a small fee
• free IRMA7Basic program using the serial port with full data acquisition features
• Advanced program with full data acquisition features for several meters simultaneously and with Composer expert system and many other highly useful features. This is a licensed product and belongs to the AK50 meter's delivery bundle. The new program Profiler is specialized for scanner use and available with the Advanced program.
• the PC programs support data acquisition with up to 50 samples/s in normal trend display at 115200 baud rate

• memory banks for sample series taken with an autotimer (selectable time intervals)
• unique capability of capturing moisture transients at full speed for further analysis (minimum sample interval 10 ms)
• standardization algorithm built-in for using an external moisture standard. It can be started with a single command via fieldbus or the serial port
• purge air inlet
• supports the new high-speed serial communications feature
• use Low Power Mode when not in active service
• competitively priced. Save lots of money compared to competitor's products and spend it to other useful instruments

• the new software features are:
  • a new Signal Quality system for tracking system reliability in difficult conditions, like dust and dirt

   • a new meter diagnostics system, usable with Advanced program
   • an adjustable extremely slow process digital filter for creating very slow responses to process variations. Response time is set in units of seconds

• A strong IP67 box of size 255x120x155 mm, made of hard painted Aluminum. An AISI nose box 170 mm long is optional for hard environments
• keyboard and display terminal TEAK-30 available for field use if no PC around
• designed and manufactured in Finland


Revision 6S in delivery now:

  
  • The new revision S has an even more superior stability compared to older revisions. A completely new measurement technology is taken into use. We gave up some by lowering the sampling rate to 100 Hz
    • Same pricing as before
    • The current internal software version is V2.13S.



   

Optional Accessories:

    • General purpose holder bracket -GPH
    • Vortec cooler for purge air inlets
    • Purge air pressure regulator -PR with a dust filter, adjustable
    • A quick connect adapter for standard 8 mm air tubing  
    • Keyboard and display terminal unit TEAK-30 for field use
    • LAN232 for creating a simple local network for any meters made by Visilab Signal Technologies,
    based on RS232 (5 m legs at 115200 bauds and up to 40 m legs at 9600 bauds)
    • Moisture standard -STD for regular checking and compensating against dirty glasses
    
      • More information..
      • Maintenance Pack..


Packing List of a Standard Product Shipping:

    • AK50 meter with calibrations according to customer samples plus some other useful ones
    • User's guides in a binder
    • Software in a USB memory stick depending on availability, having all of available software options, including a license for the Advanced software
    • model -PS power supply, with an instrument cable of 5 m of length. The supply has an IEC320 connector for wall power having a nationalized end plug, if possible. The default delivery will have the standard European plug if the target is unknown. The DIN rail mounting kit is included.
    • serial cable for connection to PC's RS232 with some 5 m of length
    • a galvanically isolated USB-to serial RS232 converter module for connection to PC's USB port  with driver software for Windows
    • a Vortec cooler tube, to be mounted to the boxes end

    • You can affect the cable lengths with a reasonable fee when ordering and request also for other optional accessories. The instrument cable can be up to 40 m and the serial cable can be up to 40 m. 


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