IR3000C On-Line Sensor
Often efficiency in the converting process is affected by variations in coat weight, inefficient moisture control, thickness, and/or temperature issues. Moisture and thickness play a large role in the final product quality and use.
Precise moisture levels in the paper, pulp, tissue, corrugated line, and other converting products are a crucial components of the manufacturing process. Out-of-tolerance moisture levels create wasted products, increased energy usage, downtime, and more. Improved product quality and productivity in processing lines through proper moisture control, creating substantial cost savings.
Maintaining the ideal thickness or coat weight in the production line can mean the difference between a quality product you provide your customers or wasted effort and material. Many basic properties of paper are greatly affected by its moisture content. Its dimensions, flatness, conductivity, strength, and fold are among the more significant properties influenced by its moisture content.
MoistTech Advantages Stand Above The Rest
Product loss software capability
Large intense quartz halogen light source
An optical system that is several times more efficient than competitors
High speed motor – 100s more measurements per second
Zero ambient or other light effect
No effect from dust, temperature or humidity
Display in % wet or % dry weight
Rugged industrial design
Where to Use:
The IR3000C series sensor is an online, instant, non-contact moisture sensor reading system that can be installed in many configurations using the bracket on the back or top of the moisture sensor enclosure. Most typical installations are mounted 4 – 16” (inches) from the product flow to be precisely measured. Changes in product flow can be compensated for by using our filtering, damping, and averaging.
- After the coating station applies water-based coatings, either on paper or film
- After dryer measure the organic coating coat weight
- After extrusion in the case of hot melt or polymer
- Moisturizing unites e.g. LAS, steam curtains before and after chill rolls
- Exit and inlet dryer moisture and temperature
- Moisture profile measurement and correction e.g. before steam profilers, before and after water jet micro sprays, before and after segmented infrared drying
Immediate Benefits from Installing an IR-3000C
Out-of-tolerance moisture levels create wasted products, increased energy usage, downtime, and increased start-up times. Processing lines can see improved product quality and increased productivity with proper moisture measurement monitoring, creating substantial cost savings. Maintaining the ideal moisture, thickness, or coat weight in the production line can mean the difference between a quality product to provide your customers or wasted effort and material. Many basic properties of paper are greatly affected by its moisture content: paper dimensions, flatness, conductivity, strength, and fold are among the more significant properties influenced by moisture control.
Thousands of MoistTech analyzers are installed not only for the measurement of moisture but also for other applications such as measuring and controlling: coating thickness, resin content, glue and plastic film thickness, and many other constituents – all with one humidity sensor!
The online moisture transmitter can be in a stand-alone or multi-sensor configuration.
Key Benefits for Users
Low Cost - Immediate ROI
Newest Technology & Software Updates
Easy Installation & One-Time Calibration
Very Low to Zero Maintenance
Surface Mount Electronics
Free testing at our in house laboratory at no charge
Product Quality Monitoring
Allows immediate production line adjustments to improve product quality and consistency
Allows 100% monitoring of your production process to reduce product that is “out of specification”
Fuel Consumption Savings
Reduce your energy usage as the drying/cooking process can be controlled resulting in a reduction in energy consumption
Help reduce the risk of explosions due to dust