Infrared Thermal Inspection for Hot Melt Adhesive
An Exergen OEM/Factory Automation Product
Now you can have 100% inspection of hot melt adhesive to your product . . . not only its presence, but its position as well. Employing new state-of-the-art infrared techniques (patent pending), the SnakeEye provides photocell simplicity of operation, with extraordinary thermal sensitivity to "see" each and every bead as it is applied in real time.
The SnakeEye Thermal Switch is installed immediately downstream of the hot melt applicator, and provides 2 on/off photocell type of switches as it sees the thermal presence of the leading and trailing edges of adhesive. Sensitivity level is adjustable.
Width of Bead
The minimum bead width at a given line speed is specified in the chart below. Simply estimate bead width and confirm that maximum and minimum line speeds fall within "Recommended Applications" area.
Length of Bead
The minimum bead length at a given line speed is specified in the chart below. Simply measure bead length and confirm that maximum and minimum line speeds fall within "Recommended Applications" area.
Exergen Snake Eye Thermal Switch
Exergen Snake Eye Installation Instructions