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GreCon EASYLOG

Data logger for the wireless temperature measurement when pressing thin plates

The EASYLOG is a wireless sensor with which the temperature of the mat is recorded during pressing. Minimum panel thicknesses from 10 mm.

Optimize your pressing process by measuring the development of the mat temperature in any position within your press.

Benefits at a glance

  • Information on the curing of the resin in the panel (reaching of the 100 °C threshold in any position)
  • Short start-up times of wood based panel productions
  • Optimisation of existing press programs
  • Recipe adaptations in record time
  • Detection of influences of upstream and downstream processes
  • Low construction height (2.5 mm)
  • Suitable for panels of more than 10 mm thickness
  • Temperature measurement during cooling, conditioning, sanding, coating
  • Measurement of 24 hours

Measuring method

Optimise your pressing process by measuring the development of the mat temperature in any position within your press. The EASYLOG is a wireless sensor with which the temperature of the mat is recorded during pressing. Minimum panel thicknesses from 10 mm.

The temperature measurement provides information on the curing of the resin in the mat and enables you to optimise the press program for your individual recipes. Reach a core layer temperature of 100 °C as soon as possible! Immediately detect the effects of optimisation measures on the quality of your products. The effects of changes in surface or core layer moisture, glue structure, particle size, raw density and other parameters can be immediately checked. Even the influence by surface spraying, preheating systems, transport speeds and other upstream processes quickly become apparent. The temperature can also be measured in downstream processes, such as cooling, conditioning, sanding and coating, by using long-life batteries and programmable measuring phases.

Reduce the start-up time of your press by checking the heat transfer to the core layer of your products in any position. Control the data loggers intuitively using “touch" with a tablet PC. The tablet PC can be used for both EASYLOG and CONTILOG data loggers.

After leaving the press, the measured data is wirelessly read out with a reader. The data can be transferred to a PC for evaluation using a USB stick.

Measuring Procedure

  • Placement of the logger in the core layer of the wood based mat
  • Marking of the logger‘s position on the mat edge
  • Continuous measurement of gas pressure and temperature while running through the hot press
  • Synchronise measurement with press inlet and outlet
  • Wireless read-out of the data logger

Applications

  • Particleboard, OSB, MDF manufacturers
  • Insulating material manufacturers (up to 125 °C)
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEM)
  • Glue producers
  • Research institutes

Technical Data

  • Supply voltage Supply by the installed battery
    Frequency Supply by the installed battery
    Mains type Supply by the installed battery
    Power consumption Supply by the installed battery
  • Places of installation (other places of installation on request) Insert in the HWS mat
  • Type of material Chip, MDF, OSB, ply wood
    Material/panel thickness min. 10 mm
    Product temperature max. 125°C
  • Measuring process Sensorial
    Measuring range max. +125 °C / Measuring accuracy: ± 2 °C
    Repeat accuracy (in case of constant environmental conditions) max. +125 °C / Measuring accuracy: ± 2 °C
    Resolution (diameter of the measured spot) Pressure: 1.3 kPa
    Measuring speed Measuring resolution: time between two measuring points: programmable (min. 0.25 s)
    • USB

After-sales-service

As internationally acting company, GreCon offers a worldwide network of subsidiaries and sales and service partners with internal qualified service staff. Thus, a competent partner is available to you in case of need within very short time and in short distance.

  • Our experts ensure an optimal and reliable function of your GreCon measuring systems in agreed intervals.

  • The GreCon measuring systems are equipped with the GreCon Remote Support SATELLITE to support the operators. This system makes a safe, easy and quick remote support possible in case of any possible failure, to control the system or to answer questions.

  • Qualified specialists with comprehensive practical experience are available to you for any questions and support in case of problem - 365 days the year.

  • As internationally acting company, GreCon offers a worldwide network of subsidiaries and sales and service partners with internal qualified service staff. Thus, a competent partner is available to you in case of need within very short time and in short distance.

You will find further information on the GreCon after-sales-service pages.

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