Mermec Group

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Via Oberdan 70

70043

Monopoli

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Via Oberdan 70

Monopoli , 70043

Italy

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Increasing Safety, Efficiency and Reliability of Railways Worldwide

Mermec Group

Global leader and technology innovator specialized in the design and development of end-to-end measurement, signalling and asset management solutions for railways and rapid transits.

Everyday thousands of railways carry billions of passengers and goods all over the world. They are very different transportation systems with a fundamental need in common: to provide exceptional service to their customers through reliable, safe and efficient rail operations. In order to guarantee that, these companies need a more integrated and innovative approach to asset maintenance and traffic management. They are looking for cutting-edge technology able to give their own people the ability to work at their full potential and fix problems before they come to light. With a unique product portfolio of measurement systems and vehicles, decision support tools and automatic train protection technology, MERMEC group helps world railways and rapid transits run safe, efficient and reliable networks; while always assuring that their passengers or goods enjoy superior service and a pleasant journey wherever they go.

Measuring Trains. ROGER measuring vehicles open a new technological frontier in the area of railway infrastructure maintenance. They have been engineered to allow efficient installation and seamless integration of "customer-defined" bundles of measuring systems. All those customers are looking for "turn-key solution" from a single supplier can bring infrastructure maintenance to the next level by choosing a "built-around-your-needs" solution including a ROGER vehicle, leading-edge measuring systems and high-performance data analysis software. A "best-of-breed" product portfolio has been designed to allow automatic assessment of infrastructure and rolling-stock. MERMEC group has more than 60 different types of measuring and inspection systems, all seamlessly integrated and perfectly interoperable. MERMEC group professional service team can offer expertise, equipment, and manpower for infrastructure inspection as a contracted service.

Signalling Systems. MERMEC group offers safe and reliable signalling solutions which include interlocking, Automatic Train Protection systems and trackside equipment, complete with design, testing, installation and project management. All solutions are fully compatible delivering all the performances that efficient and modern railways demand. MERMEC, that is actively contributing to the ERTMS and ETCS standards definitions, offers iCAB: a dedicated ATP system fully compliant with ETCS L1 and ETCS L2 specifications. iCAB On Board Unit has been specifically designed to offer higher levels of safety, performance and cost saving. iCAB Lineside Electronic Units (LEUs) either linked to interlocking systems or directly to in line signals (analog or LED), reliably control the in track ETCS components. The family of trackside equipment includes: Hot Box Detector, SIL4 Train Inspection Portal, Level Crossing Obstacles Detector, LED Signals. MERMEC group can offer a unique set of measuring systems dedicated to the analysis of ETCS and GSM-R networks.

Decision Support System. RAMSYS decision support system is a modular software platform that enables proactive management of a diverse set of railway assets through enhanced analysis of volumes of data (measurements, current and historic asset data,…). It is the first and only Decision Support System that fully supports condition based & predictive maintenance. Condition-based and predictive maintenance eliminate "too early" preventive and "too late" corrective interventions and is based on planned works produced with all the diagnostic data available. In this way measurements data are used not only as a function of control but also as a driver for maintenance activities. RAMSYS has been designed by railway engineers specifically for the railway industry. It supports the management of all data related to railway infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance.

Company information

Headquarters location Via Oberdan 70
70043 Monopoli
Italy
Office locations
Queen Parkway 110
SC 29169 West Columbia
United States of America
Room 1702, Building B, Finance Fortune Tower, Xizhimenwai Street 18
100044 Beijing
P.R. China
C/Regus – Level 7, Phillip Street 91
NSW 2150 Sydney
Australia
Some facts
Founded in
1960's
Founded by
Company Size
252

Solutions

  • Maintenance
  • Overhead Lines
  • Rails
  • Signalling

Product information

Inspection Technology

Track Measurement

Mermec Group - Track MeasurementThe track is the foundation and soul of all rail travel, not to mention one of the most capital intensive investments a railway can make. Proper care and cure of the permanent way can bring countless benefits to all using it. However, the permanent way is subject to innumerable elements and activities that have a detrimental effect on its condition and potentially on the safety of passengers and freight.

Today, as railways increase their capacity and speeds, it is more important than ever to be completely aware of the state of the infrastructure's condition to ensure the highest quality and safety to those using it, as well as being in the position to maintain costs as low as possible.

The track is the foundation and soul of all rail travel, not to mention one of the most capital intensive investments a railway can make. Proper care and cure of the permanent way can bring countless benefits to all using it. However, the permanent way is subject to innumerable elements and activities that have a detrimental effect on its condition and potentially on the safety of passengers and freight.

Today, as railways increase their capacity and speeds, it is more important than ever to be completely aware of the state of the infrastructure's condition to ensure the highest quality and safety to those using it, as well as being in the position to maintain costs as low as possible.

Track Geometry

Non-contact, either inertial and chord-based measurements of all critical track geometry parameters. Complete range of this product also includes unmanned and contact versions.

Rail Profile

Non-contact laser technology measuring the cross-sectional shape and orientation of each rail to identify wear and cant. Trainborne and portable versions available.

Rail Corrugation

Highly accurate laser-based measurement system evaluating corrugation over four critical wavelength bands. Trainborne and portable versions avaialble. 

Track Inspection

Mermec Group - Track InspectionIn today’s increasingly competitive rail market, more traffic means more revenue and every available minute on the line counts. More traffic however also means more challenges to your infrastructure’s capacity, more maintenance requirements and limited track time for your maintenance and inspection programs.

To meet the increasing demands of traffic and shareholders, and to insure the safety of your stakeholders, your maintenance program must be as efficient as possible. It needs to pinpoint and track minuscule problems, and efficiently locate immediate safety concerns.

V•CUBE - Integrated Track Inspection & Measurement

Automatic inspection of rolling surface, fastenings, sleepers and track bed. Enhanced processing and analysis of data allow real-time visualization of inspected track components for missing or defective parts.

Headcheck Detection

Automatic detection and precise localization of 0,1 mm headcheck defects at 120 km/h. Early-stage detection of headchecks when rail grinding is still a possible solution.

Fishplate Inspection

Automatic inspection of rail joints and rail sides looking for cracks, missing bolts, corrosion, weldings, electric bonding. Customizable detection for multiple rail joints and sides analysis.

Track Video Surveillance

CCTV systems providing a driver-eye views of the leading and trailing track and infrastructure, minimising any potential disruption to the Train Operator and Network.

Catenary Measurement

Mermec Group - Catenary MeasurementSpan, stagger, wire height, tension, wave propagation velocity, bending rigidity, vibration endurance, wear... when it comes to overhead or catenary lines, there are lots of things to worry about, not to mention the services and added value that overhead lines bring to your customers such as high-speed transport, power for running portable computers or air conditioning.

Your maintenance program needs an accurate and reliable system, one that won't have you sending out your maintenance staff for every anomaly revealed in measurement.

Geometry & Contact Wire Wear

Automatic monitoring of contact lines (up to 8 wires simultaneously) through accurate measurements of stagger, wire height and residual tickness.

Electric Parameters Analysis

Real-time assessment of the electric power drained from the contact wire through key electric parameters measurement.

Pantograph / Catenary Interaction Measuring System

Monitoring of interaction forces between pantograph and overhead line through the use of accelerometers and load cells integrated into the pantograph.

Electric Arc Detection

Real-time monitoring system registering and evaluating electric arcs occurring between the wire and the pantograph by means of key parameters evaluation.

Contact Wire Thermal Scanning

Thermal imaging scanner able to minimize unscheduled breakdowns of all electrical and mechanical equipment in a overhead line plant.

Pole Detection

System detects the exact position of poles by means of two acquisition units mounted side by side on the inspection car‘s rooftop. Each unit comprises two distance measurement systems with the beams directing vertically upwards.

Catenary Inspection

Mermec Group - Catenary InspectionManually checking every aspect of the overhead line equipment is a daunting task. Numerous man hours can be involved and even then numerous defects will go unnoticed. Railways are looking for systems that can help them to increase their inspection efficiency and accuracy, locating potentially dangerous defects and tracking new defects as they are detected.

Longitudinal Defects Detection

Automatic inspection of overhead line's devices along the longitudinal axis: catenary rope, contact wire, droppers, fixed points, insulators, etc.

Transversal Defects Detection System

Automatic inspection of overhead line's devices residing in the trasversal plane: cantilevers, line hangers, etc.

Catenary Video Surveillance System

CCTV systems providing a driver-eye views of the leading and trailing overhead line and infrastructure, minimising any potential disruption to the Train Operator and Network.

Tunnel & Clearance

Mermec Group - Tunnel and ClearanceFor most infrastructure managers, the essential and perpetual task of measuring tunnels and other Railway Infrastructure clearance profiles requires a major commitment of both human and financial resources not to mention the rising and pressing requirements regarding safety and tunnel accessibility.

Data are often collected by manually operated measuring devices (MODs) at very low speed. When the MODs are in use they occupy track capacity which could otherwise be used by revenue-earning trains. The MERMEC Group's Tunnel and Clearance Profile product family offers modular solutions for automatic surveying and real time assessment of such a critical parts of railway infrastructure.

T•Sight 5000

High performance Clearance Gauge and Tunnel Walls Inspection System combining "state-of-the-art" optoelectronics and machine vision technology for automatic surveying and real time assessment of tunnels and infrastructure clearance.

T•Sight 100

Standard performance Clearance Gauge Measuring System for automatic surveying and real time assessment of tunnels and infrastructure clearance.

Train Monitoring

Mermec Group - Train MonitoringCost effective rolling stock asset management is critical to the ongoing success of all railway operations. Proper care and cure of rolling stock can bring countless benefits to all using it. However, the rail vehicles are subject to innumerable elements and activities that have a detrimental effect on its condition and potentially on the safety of passengers and freight.

Today, as railways increase their capacity and speeds, it is more important than ever to be completely aware of the state of your vehicles fleet’s condition to ensure the highest quality and safety standards, as well as being able to maintain the costs as low as possible.

SIL4 Train Inspection Portal

Modular inspection portal is conceived to guarantee a complete monitoring of trains in critical points of the network with simultaneous acquisition of a 3D profile and a thermal map of the rolling stock.

Wheel Profile and Diameter

Real-time measurement system using a combination of lasers and video cameras to automatically profile and measure the wheel. Mounted wayside in the track area, the system acquires all major wheel parameters.

Wheel Surface Defects

Automatic inspection of wheel sets using high definition cameras and ad-hoc illuminating system. Defects on the running surface of the wheels, such as shelling, spalling, flat spots are automatically detected and analyzed.

Brake Pads Wear

Measuring System acting as a depot's check gate automatically inspecting and measuring every brake pads of the outbound and inbound trains. Wear trends can then be established and used for predictive maintenance.

Hot Box & Hot Wheel Detection System

Hot Box & Wheel detector system is a measuring device installed along the line and designed to monitor axle, wheel and brake temperatures at speed up 500 km/h indicating any overheating which could lead to train accidents.

Multifunction Safety Gate

Modular architecture of the gate allows flexible bundling of diagnostic technologies intended to enhance safety and efficiency of the rail lines by identifying rail vehicles with hazardous defects.

Signalling and TLC

Mermec Group - Signalling and TLCOperation of a modern, dynamic and efficient railway demands a high quality network and an accurate and reliable evaluation of the infrastructure assets, including TLC and signaling networks. Any defects, anomalies or issues must be assessed and corrected in a timely fashion.

Infrastructure condition monitoring is not only a legal mandatory requirement but is also the basis for cost-efficient maintenance and renewal planning.

Coded Current Automatic Block - BACC

System measures the magnetic field produced by the coded rail currents and analyzes their signal and modulation looking for anomalies of both current source and detectors.

ETCS & SCMT Eurobalise

System checks the operating conditions of the Eurobalise, detecting possible anomalies in ground plants (i.e. degraded balise), decoding received telegrams, and analyzing balise radiation pattern.

SSC Transponder

Monitoring of SSC wayside subsystem operating status through real-time analysis of telegrams received from transponder/transponder TAG and evaluation of Air-Gap Index.

Wireless Networks

System checks RFcoverage, acquires functional parameters for commercial wireless technology, evaluates service quality index.

Recording Cars

Mermec Group - Recording CarsMERMEC Group family of multi-diagnostic railway vehicles opens a new technological frontier in the area of maintenance. These measuring vehicles - classified on basis of their dimension, performances and features - have been engineered and manufactured to allow efficient installation and seamless integration of "customer-defined" modular set of MERMEC Group measuring and diagnostic systems.

ROGER fleet of vehicles allows to all those customers are looking for "turn-key solution" from a single supplier to bring railway infrastructure maintenance to the next level by choosing a "built-around-your-needs" solution including a self-propelled railway vehicle, leading-edge measuring systems and high-performance data analysis softwares.

ROGER 1000

Self-propelled diagnostic vehicle conceived for international use on standard gauge. Length over buffers 25.3 m, max measuring speed 160 km/h.

ROGER 800

Self-propelled diagnostic vehicle conceived for international use on standard gauge (1435 mm). Length over buffers 23.7 m, max measuring speed 140 km/h.

ROGER 600

Self-propelled diagnostic vehicle conceived for international use on standard gauge (1435 mm). Length over buffers 19.2 m, max measuring speed 120 km/h.

ROGER 400

Self-propelled diagnostic vehicle conceived for international use on standard gauge (1435 mm). Length over buffers 12.2 m, max measuring speed 80 km/h.

Measuring Services

Mermec Group - Measuring Service

From hi-rail vehicles with high-tech detection systems to rail-car-mounted equipment, we offer a set of technologies that can be rented to inspect track and overhead line conditions, determine gauge strength and pinpoint rail defects. Infact, the MERMEC Group Service Team is able to provide expertise, equipment, and manpower for infrastructure inspection as a contracted service providing evaluation of asset condition as well as maintenance and renewal works planning.

HRT 260

The HRT 260 vehicle is a hi-rail truck conceived to provide comprenhensive testing services to both railway and rapid transit. The vehicle is able to operate on 5 different gauges and it is equipped with several measuring systems for overhead line and track inspection. Vehicle’s profile has been reduced to the minimum for operation on narrow clearances.

HRT 160

The HRT 160 testing vehicle is a hi-rail truck conceived to provide comprenhensive testing services to both railway and rapid transit. The vehicle is tipically equipped with inertial track geometry to measure track gauge, curvature, cross level, surface and alignment, but can be equipped with futher measuring/inspection equipments (i.e. rail profile, rail corrugation, track surface inspection, joint-bar inspection, etc) to enhance overall inspection capabilities.

Data Analysis & Reporting

During Infrastructure Inspection surveys, the MERMEC Group Track and Overhead Line Measurement and Automated Inspection Systems collects data on testing vehicles, and console programs generates Inspection Reports.

These reports make the analysis of the track and catenary easier to read and comprehend than attempting to read exceptions from a video strip chart alone. Reports are generated electronically for printing in near real-time onboard inspection cars or can be reprocessed later upon request to the customers.

Report copies are transmitted electronically as a Portable Document Format (PDF) or HTML Pages using satellite or Internet communications.

For advanced M&R planning MERMEC offers RAMSYS, a comprehensive decision support system that enables proactive management of railway assets. Through the ability to compare and analyze volumes of current and historic infrastructure asset data, railways can greatly improve maintenance strategies and planning.

The peculiarity of the RAMSYS system is a unique visual framework that enables users to correlate and view railway information in meaningful ways, moreover system’s analysis and forecasting tools help users plan preventive maintenance and optimize capital project planning.

Signalling Systems

ATP/ATC Systems

Mermec Group - ATP/ATC SystemsMERMEC Group is a supplier of railway signalling equipment, system and services. The group's companies provide design, production, installation, commissioning, staff training and after sales maintenance of advanced technological systems intended for railway traffic protection and control.

Associated member of the UNISIG Consortium since January 2010, MERMEC Group is investing considerable resources in research and development while being fully committed to bring all its best ideas and contributions to ERTMS/ETCS technical specification and development.

ERTMS/ETCS Level 1

Marketed under the brand name: iCAB 1 Series
ETCS Level 1 is overlaid onto the traditional signalling equipment. The train position is detected by traditional trackside occupancy controlling devices which are linked with the interlockings. Fixed or variable data is transmitted from track to trains by means of Eurobalises. Optionally, Euroloops or radio infill units may be used.

ERTMS/ETCS Level 2

Marketed under the brand name: iCAB 2 Series
ETCS Level 2 uses a GSM-R radio channel to exchange data between the trackside Radio Block Centre and the trains. The interlocking reports the status of the objects controlling the routes of the trains to the RBC which, in turn, generates the correct movement authorities for the different trains in the section.

Automatic Train Control System - SCMT

Marketed under the brand name: iCAB M Series
Innovative train control system installed on more than 11,000 km of the Italian National Railways and compatible with the new European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS/ETCS) to ensure interoperability on the European rail network.

SCMT/SSC Onboard Sub-system - BASELINE 3

Marketed under the brand name: iCAB I Series
The SSC/SCMT BL3 Onboard Subsystem has been designed to allow complete interoperability between the two ATP solutions (SSC and SCMT) in operation on the Italian National and Regional Railways.

Driving Support System - SSC

Marketed under the brand name: iCAB S Series
The Driving Support System (SSC) is an advanced train control solution developed by Italian Railways for its secondary regional lines. The signalling system brings the same high level of safety and performance that RFI - Rete Ferroviaria Italiana provides to high-speed and mainlines.

Wayside Equipment

Mermec Group - Wayside EquipmentLevel Crossing Obstacle Detection System

The Level Crossing Obstacle Detection System performs the automatic detection of obstacles at level crossings preventing accidents to incoming trains.

Hot Box & Hot Wheel Detection System

Pegasus Hot Box & Wheel detector is a measuring device installed along the line and designed to monitor axle, wheel and brake temperatures ay speed up 500 km/h indicating any overheating which could lead to train accidents.

Eurobalise

Eurobalise stores infrastructure data as pre-formatted ‘telegrams’ (position reference, speed limits, line gradient, works on the line, etc.) and sends to train movement authorities and trackside data when energised by power from train's antenna.

LED Signals - HYPERION Series

LED rail signals replace incandescent units to better meet the critical 24/7 reliability needs of railway and transit operators. Benefits of advanced LED technology in these 365-day-a-year devices include recurring energy savings and lower maintenance.

Automatic Reclosing Relay (DRA)

Automatic reclosing relay is designed to initiate multiple reclosures of a circuit breaker which has been tripped by protective relaying. It is essentially a timing device, with a heavy-duty stepping switch operating contacts in response to impulses from a solid-state electronic timing circuit.

Diagnostics

Mermec Group - DiagnosticsOperation of a modern, dynamic and efficient railway demands a high quality network and an accurate and reliable evaluation of the infrastructure assets, including TLC and signaling networks. Any defects, anomalies or issues must be assessed and corrected in a timely fashion.

Infrastructure condition monitoring is not only a legal mandatory requirement but is also the basis for cost-efficient maintenance and renewal planning.

Coded Current Automatic Block - BACC

System measures the magnetic field produced by the coded rail currents and analyzes their signal and modulation looking for anomalies of both current source and detectors.

ETCS & SCMT Eurobalise

System checks the operating conditions of the Eurobalise, detecting possible anomalies in ground plants (i.e. degraded balise), decoding received telegrams, and analyzing balise radiation pattern.

SSC Transponder

Monitoring of SSC wayside subsystem operating status through real-time analysis of telegrams received from transponder/transponder TAG and evaluation of Air-Gap Index.

Wireless Networks

System checks RFcoverage, acquires functional parameters for commercial wireless technology, evaluates service quality index.

Ramsys

General Overview

Mermec Group - RamsysThe railway infrastructures consists of a great number of objects, of different age, type and manufacture, submitted to different volumes and types of detrimental influences, primarily railway traffic, as well as reacting differently to different types of remedial activities performed with different qualities.

As a matter of facts, each single railway organization has the same objectives:

  • Improve traffic safety & reduce risk of accidents
  • Enhance network availability and usage of possession time
  • Decrease maintenance costs & extend asset lifecycle

In order to address such objectives railway asset managers require proper asset Maintenance and Renewal (M&R) planning and control.

Controlling and planning of railway M&R activities involves several highly interrelated aspects such as Infrastructure Monitoring, Railroad Engineering and Information Systems.

This necessitates a proper process and systems to cover comprehensive data management and analyses for decision support. In order to enable more efficient and effective maintenance, the process should allow to shift the existing Maintenance Management concept from today’s predominantly corrective, prescriptive and cycle-based to the tomorrow’s one being preventive, predictive and above all condition-based.

RAMSYS is a unique, integrated software platform for the management of all the data related to railway infrastructure maintenance (e.g. assets, defects, measurements, activities, etc.) supporting M&R planning and control.

Leading railway companies around the world choose RAMSYS solution to enhance M&R
planning and control. They gain integrated reports, plans and scorecards to manage networks performance better, increasing, at the end, efficiency, safety and availability of their assets.

Core Functionalities

Condition-Based Maintenance eliminates "too early" preventive ant "too late" corrective interventions and is based on planned works produced with all the diagnostic data available. In this way diagnostic data are used not only as a function of control but also as a driver for maintenance activities.

RAMSYS has been designed by raiway engineers specifically for the railway industry. It supports the management of all data related to railway infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance (assets, defects, work history, measurements, operational data, etc), anabling condition-based amd predictive maintenance and renewal. Condition-based maintenance processes supported by RAMSYS consist of four main phases:

Data Collection

Preparation and collection of data coming from measuring campaigns, maintenance and renewal works, construction activities

Data Analysis

Processing of condition data (alone or in correlation with other data), producing new information such as defects, quality index, key performance indicators, and rate of deterioration.

M&R Planning

Preparation of maintenance plans to be scheduled requiring additional data to assess where, when and what maintenance is really required.

Maintenance Control

Checking the outcomes of the executed activities, estimation of future maintenance needs and assessment of alternative maintenance scenarios.

Asset Types

RAMSYS is able to perform virtually analyses on the condition measurements of any asset type (e.g. track, catenary, signaling, etc.), as well as bringing them in correlation to several previous measurements conducted on the same location (e.g. to identify recurring defects and understand better the longer-term behavior), and further on in correlation to other related information, e.g. asset inventory data, activities, operational info (speeds, loads), layout (curves, transitions, etc.), infrastructure singularities as well as Rolling-stock and its components.
Main asset groups that can be considered in a RAMSYS implementation include: Permanent Way, Switches & Crossings, Catenary, Bridges & Structures, Signaling, Telecommunication.

  • Permanent Way
  • Switches & Crossings
  • Catenary
  • Bridges & Structures

Steel and Industrial

Hot Rolled Long Products

A complete range of real-time measuring solutions for the automatic dimensional and surface inspections of bars, beams, rail and special profiles.

The global competition continually forces the steel industry to provide products of even greater quality in a very effective way. Such effect has meant that mills have to continually focus their efforts thus improving the overall quality via optimizing their working processes. By default and virtue of ever increasing requirements mills require evermore automated measuring systems which are effectively able to be integrated in their working processes in order to get real benefit from automated measuring procedures.

Learning about surface and dimensional problems as soon as they occur, operators can immediately react to the worsening causes and what’s more can enhance their process knowledge with important feedbacks resulting in the improvement of the production practices and, consequently, in the overall production quality.

Seamless Rolled Rings - RingCheck

Automatic dimensional check of seamless rolled rings

The ever-rising quality standards for SEAMLESS RINGS serving high demanding markets, specifically oil and gas and power generation, require increased knowledge in every phase of process control and in every detail of finished product quality checks, with special attention to be given to dimensional checks.

This task is essential for major international forges and ringmills in order to guarantee and certify the quality of their products to their final customers.

Monoblock Wheels - WheelCheck

Automatic dimensional check of hot monoblock wheels during production

The ever-rising quality standards for TRAIN WHEELS production require increased knowledge in every phase of process control and in every detail of finished product quality checks, with special attention to be given to dimensional measurements. This task is essential for major international rolling mills in order to guarantee and certify the quality of their products to their final customers.

Open Die Forgings

In the open die forging sector, dimensional controls are usually carried out in manual way. The quality and accuracy of the measurements strictly depend on the operator’s skills and production downtime are required. Some measures, useful to optimize forging operations are very difficult to get, and some other measures are quite long or imprecise. Furthermore, the presence of hot material makes this task difficult and is an important risk for the operators safety.

For these reasons Forges are unable to get the most from this operation and to fully achieve their targets in terms of process optimization, costs reduction and safety improvement.

It is with this limitations in mind that MERMEC has designed 3D PORTAL, an innovative measurement solution for the automatic and remote 3D acquisition of large open-die forgings. Compared to traditional manual systems, a more safe, complete and accurate measurement is assured.

Operators are provided with a wide range of measures (punctual, linear and sections measures, 2D and 3D visualization, 2D and massive comparison) highlighting the pieces geometry and shape defects.

Industrial Applications

MERMEC, thanks to its strong expertise achieved in critical environments as the railway and the steel sectors, extends its core competence in measuring technologies to various industrial sectors where the continuous and accurate check of processes and products represents a strategic and complex requirement. With the “Industrial applications” business, MERMEC serves the specific measuring needs coming from any industrial sector by developing customized dimensional and qualitative diagnostic solutions.

Laser triangulation, high resolution and acquisition frequency digital cameras, artificial vision and telemetry are some of the technologies usually integrated and applied.

SPECTRA FEATURES:

Up to 3Mpxl, 485 fps full frame
Flexible communication: fiber, Ethernet (gigabit), USB, RS422, analogical signals, camera link
Transfer rate up to 800 MB/s on one PCI bus (proprietary Frame Grabber)
Availability of onboard cameras and frame grabber elaboration

Furthermore, also the Group’s R&D activities contribute to this important task. The continuous focus on innovation, over 150 people involved in research activities and the strong investments in applied research programs, help MERMEC to find hand by hand the best customized solution for any industrial sector.

 

 

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