Dec. 15, 2022

LMI now offers an *NTEP LFT-certified solution for the accurate data capture of multi-dimensional measurements (LxWxH) used in the calculation of dimensional weight for parcels in the shipping industry and for warehousing and logistics applications.

December 15, 2022, Vancouver, BC – LMI Technologies (LMI), a leading manufacturer of 3D scanning and inspection solutions, is pleased to announce the *NTEP certification (National Conference on Weights and Measures - NCWM) of its Gocator 2490 Legal for Trade Packaging & Logistics Measurement Solution for use in package dimensioning applications.*This certification applies to the USA only. You can review LMI Technologies’ official certificate of conformance on the NTEP website.

LMI Technologies’ LFT-certified measurement solution includes the ultra-wide field of view Gocator 24902490A-2-R-16-T laser profile sensor for data acquisition; a spring-loaded linear encoder that initiates 3D line profile capture for precise synchronization with conveyor belt movement; pre-configured on-sensor job files for applying standard dimensional measurements; a PC-based conveyor configuration utility for adjusting the measurement region of the sensor to match the conveyor; and a measurement display. This display provides the user interface, reports alignment status, allows the user to trigger alignment, reports measurements out of range, and clears alignment if the sensor temperature changes by 5 degrees or more.

Created for System Integrators and Solution Providers

Customers interested in deploying a Legal for Trade dimensioning system at multiple sites, or integrated in an OEM machine, can purchase all components from LMI or source the required encoder and measurement display from a third-party supplier. Standalone, the Gocator 2490 is an ultra-wide field of view laser profiler that is ideal for package dimensioning applications.

About Gocator 2490:

  • Large field of view and measurement range allows the system to adapt to the conveyor, mounting and package requirement
  • Able to support conveyor speeds of up to 500 feet/minute, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week
  • Certified to measure packages within 0.2 inches in length and width and 0.1 inches in height

On-sensor Jobfiles:

The Gocator 2490 Legal for Trade sensor from LMI includes custom jobfiles that perform dimensioning on-sensor. These files are locked and cannot be accessed. OEM customers developing their own outbound dimensioning system can purchase the 2490 standard product and implement the same functionality. Please contact LMI to learn more.

  • Preconfigured jobfiles are used for alignment and measurement
  • Sensor reports profile width to conveyor configuration utility
  • Sensor outputs dimensions to Smart Display over Modbus

Benefits to the System Integrator:

  • Out-of-the-box LFT-certified device for accurate dimensional measurement
  • Built-in Modbus support for communication with the Smart Display
  • Smart Display program for Legal-for-Trade conformant measurement output is available upon request

The need to capture precise length, width, and height measurements is critical in calculating parcel dimensional weight and therefore accurate shipping price for the customer. The designation of NTEP conformance immediately gives our US customers an out-of-the-box solution for achieving certified dimensional measurements that they can deploy either as a complete solution with supporting accessories, or for System Integrators and solutions providers, by leveraging the Gocator 2490-LFT laser profiler standalone as a foundational device in developing their own NTEP certified measurement systems based on individual application requirements”, said Mark Radford, CEO, LMI Technologies. 

The certified Gocator 2490 Legal for Trade Packaging & Logistics Measurement Solution is now available. Write to [email protected] for information on product pricing and order availability. You can also email us to discuss the right mix of product options for your outbound packaging application needs.

If you’d prefer to learn more details about this exciting new product before getting in touch, visit our Gocator 2490 Legal for Trade Packaging & Logistics Measurement Solution landing page.

About LMI Technologies

As the global leader in 3D scanning and inspection, LMI Technologies works to advance quality and productivity with 3D sensor technology. Our award-winning, FactorySmart® laser, snapshot, and line confocal sensors improve the quality and efficiency of factory production by providing fast, accurate, reliable inspection solutions that leverage smart 3D technologies. Unlike contact based measurement or 2D vision, our non-contact solutions add 3D shape information that is critical to achieving 100% quality control. LMI also offers turnkey AI-based solutions to deploy the power of deep-learning-driven visual inspection into your industrial production processes. 

To learn more about how LMI’s inspection solutions can benefit your business, we invite you to contact us at [email protected] or visit us at www.lmi3d.com to explore the possibilities of smart 3D technology.

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