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VMA: expertise in non-contact thickness measurement and dimension check systems

2012-02-27 | Machinery developments

VMA is specialized in designing and producing opto-electronic measuring and testing equipment for the glass industry, also thanks to the experience of its engineers. Company equipment is designed in accordance with the special needs of clients, with all necessary components for turnkey systems.

New TMC-C54 sensor system
VMA GmbH has been a reliable partner for non-contact thickness measurement and dimension check systems in the glass industry for more than 20 years. Founded in 1991 by engineers working for the glass industry for many years, VMA has since undergone continuous growth and development. Located near the Thuringian forest, the green heart of Germany, the company enjoys excellent communications to main airports, high-speed trains and motorways.
Today VMA provides products and services in the fields of container glass (TMC), tube glass (TC), float glass (TMF), and a very recent addition, the patterned (solar) glass (TMP) industry. Together with partners in the field of strain and defect detection, VMA is able to provide comprehensive solutions. Thanks to close and direct contact with clients, VMA is able to recognize their actual needs and to adapt existing products to suit, or to transform them into new products.
Situated not far from the Technical University of Ilmenau, VMA can also benefit from latest trends and technologies.

TMC - wall thickness measurement system for the container glass industry
The TMC system, with its numerousoptions and different sensor types, is a very flexible and versatile system for 100 per cent on-line wall thickness inspection of container glass. VMA’s modular non-contact measurement and sorting device works irrespective of colour and shape. With its different sensor types, the TMC system is able to combine two physical principles; triangulation and c...




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