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emco AP 500-M5 solution - Moisture determination technology for waste paper with wireless communication

The emco AP 500-M5 solution is a web-based measurement technology for mobile paper moisture determination of recovered paper bales. A measurement job is opened via barcode reader or a waste paper bale is selected for measurement by RFID reader. The moisture meter determines the absolute humidity in waste paper by simple pressing. This moisture content allows a water-precise billing of a waste paper delivery and improves the economy of the recovered paper preparation. At the same time a complaint of too wet bales prevents not only costs but also unpleasant consequences such as rot or heat.

The measured values ​​are provided with user-identifier, device number, date, time as well as location (GPS) and are transmitted wireless and encrypted to a database. The database evaluation checks reliability and plausibility of the data. Several locations could be merged into one database. Administrators can manage users, devices and locations. With this new system a secure, manipulation-free and transparent recovered paper management system is possible for all parties. The database is prepared to receive more information about the job or bales, such as the weight.

Applications

  • Waste paper management system for jobs (barcode) and bales (RFID) for one or more locations
  • Incoming goods inspection
  • Quality control
  • Detection of moisture accumulations in stacks and waste paper bales
  • Use in bales tracing systems based on RFID

Features

  • Automated moisture determination technology
  • Lightweight, robust and mobile: attaching – reading – data transfer – management
  • Quick, non-destructive determination of the absolute humidity of waste paper up to depth of 500 mm
  • Pre-programmed calibrated for different materials and bale densities
  • Digital displaying in “%” water content (weight percentage)
  • Temperature measuring value for each moisture measuring value
  • Temperature compensation of the moisture value
  • Automatic detection of the location (GPS)
  • Manipulation-free documentation of operator name, serial number, date, time and location for each measurement in a database:
  • Barcode scanner automates job entry and identification
  • RFID reader automates bale numbering and identification
  • Data pre-processing and labelling of faulty measurements
  • Encrypted data transmission
  • Central management of locations, operators and devices
  • No manipulation or input errors possible
  • Complete documentation ensures traceability
  • Transparency by objective information of all involved parties

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Brochure emco AP 500-M5

Presentation emco AP 500-M5 solution

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Technical data

Measuring range 1 - 50 % moisture (kind dependend)
Measuring depth 300 mm effective, 500 mm maximal
Operating temperature 0 °C - 40 °C
Storage temperature -20 °C - 80 °C
Temperature compensation automatic
Resolution 0.5 % moisture, 0.5 °C temperature
Languages menu DE, EN, FR, IT, ES, RU
Power supply LI-Ion accumulator approx. 2000mAh
Current consumption 30 mA
Measured data storage approx. 10000 measurements
IP-code IP 40
Dimension (LxWxH) 620 mm x 100 mm x 150 mm
Weight 900 g
Scope of supply device in case with test plate and certificate, data terminal (Android 4.0) with RFID reader (LF; HF; UHF), barcode scanner (SE955; SE4500) and software