A member of the new family of desk top instruments to measure physical parameters on cigarettes and filter rods is the Size Tester S10.
This new generation of standalone instruments is designed to accommodate cigarettes, filter rods and machine made cigars with a length between 58 and 150 mm and diameters ranging from 5 to 10 mm. The entire family uses the same basic unit, while only the measuring module differs from instrument type to instrument type.
The machines are controlled via touchscreen PC and offer USB port and Ethernet connection for fast and easy data transmission and handling.
The graphical touch sensitive display, aids the user in the daily operation of the instrument from measurements, calibration, test results and interfacing to external outputs.
Some facts about Size Tester S10
•Determination of diameter, circumference, ovality and aspect ratio of cigarettes and filter rods as per ISO 2971
•Sorting and classifying
•In contrast to other laser based size tester at the S10 not the sample is turned for measurement, but the laser unit rotates around the sample
•Specimen can precisely moved automatically through the laser, measurements at different positions are possible