Gerber Technology – Virtek Laser QC

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK LASER QC


Virtek LaserQC inspection system uses lasers to ensure accuracy and quality control. Virtek® LaserQC® is a rapid inspection system that employs lasers to measure the accuracy of two-dimensional parts to tolerances within 0.05mm (0.002 inches).

dentify quality issues quickly


Designed for the manufacturing environment, Virtek LaserQC verifies system calibration before each scan to ensure repeatable accuracy. By pinpointing errors immediately, you reduce scrap and rework and improve profitability.

Take quality to a new level


Virtek LaserQC captures more than 500 data points per second and is accurate to within 0.05mm (0.002 inches). In addition, quality control reports instill customer confidence.

Get to work right away


Virtek LaserQC is designed for easy set up so it can be operational in only a few hours. The intuitive user interface allows new operators to quickly become fully proficient.

Gerber Technology – Virtek Projection Workstation

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK PROJECTION WORKSTATION


The stainless steel workstation is highly mobile, easy to use, and loaded with ample storage space. A fully functioning multi-use workstation with adjustable projection mast that is compatible with all of Virtek’s laser projection systems.

Ease of use

The workstation is easy to move, use, and can point the Virtek laser projector and or locator to any angle or location. Easily make height adjustments to a maximum height of 6 meters.

Mobility

The all-in-one workstation can be mobile, stationary, or stored and provides increased sturdiness with a foot pedal braking system.

Storage

When the Virtek laser projector and or locator is not in use, it can be securely locked away inside the workstation. The workstation offers large capacity drawers and cabinets to store system accessories.

System Specifications:

  • Maximum payload Single projector and locator together ~35 kg (75 lb.)
  • Workstation top surface 45 cm x 91 cm (18 in. x 36 in.)
  • Wheels 6” Polyurethane covered cast iron
  • Projection height 1.2 m x 6 m (4 ft. x 20 ft.)

Gerber Technology – Virtek Data Creator

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK DATA CREATOR


Visualize, generate, and edit projection data directly from a part’s CAD models in a virtual 3D environment. Modify the projection process and troubleshoot manufacturing problems with Virtek laser projectors.

Save time


Quickly generate project files using the most recent CAD files from STEP, IGES, CATIA® V4/V5/V6, CREO, Solidworks, Siemens NX, DXF formats to quickly generate projection files.

Troubleshoot faster


The Virtek® Projection Data Creator can help determine the root cause of manufacturing projection problems in minutes rather than hours.

Planning process


Define and lock down the manufacturing process. Add in supporting documentation, such as queries, labels, or graphics, to reduce paperwork. Improve throughput by providing information where it’s needed the most.

Gerber Technology – Virtek Iris SPS

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK IRIS SPS


Virtek laser projectors work with or without targets for projection.

The Virtek Iris™ Spatial Positioning System (SPS) offers advanced software created to guide you through the assembly process, the Iris system uses the geometric features of parts, to accurately locate a work piece in 3D space designed for the aerospace industry.

Supporting the use of multiple vision systems and laser projectors, it guides users through part assembly, digitizing, verification and paint masking tasks

Iris improves efficiencies – for some companies as much as 60 percent. Instantly measure and project on parts that were previously impractical or impossible. Detect errors early in the process; prevent costly rework. Eliminate the need for templates and ensure assemblies match CAD designs precisely.

Core Benefits

  • Locates work piece in 3D space
  • Locks onto CAD datum references
  • Works without targets
  • Accurately projects 3D position of work piece
  • Increased throughput and flawless quality control
  • Reduces operator error
  • Easily portable
  • Accelerates digitizing, paint masking and final assembly tasks

Gerber Technology – Virtek Laser Edge

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK LASER EDGE


It’s perfect for 3D-laser ply layup and alignment, paint masking, assembly or component/bracket placements.

Increase productivity


By eliminating the use of physical templates, productivity of the layup process improves by as much as 50 percent.

Ensure accuracy


The laser projection system helps eliminate costly human errors that may occur when using physical templates. It also provides critical quality control checks.

Control the process


Virtek LaserEdge templating system ensures operators adhere to a specified manufacturing process, following proper steps and fabricating parts in the correct order displayed as 3D projection views on the tool surface.

Gerber technology – Gerber Cutter 1600 with Pivex

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER CUTTER 1600 WITH PIVEX


With patented Pivex® technology, the DCS1600 is the high-speed, single- or low-ply static table cutting system that delivers uncompromising accuracy and throughput. Its small footprint requires minimal floor space and it’s typically installed in only one day.

Unsurpassed cut part quality

Cuts challenging materials quickly and accurately. Minimizes or eliminates overcuts and hangers for ultimate edge quality.

Maximum throughput

Patented Pivex cutting technology enables the knife to change direction in the material without lifting up — even at high rates of speed — resulting in faster throughput.

Rapid return on investment

The DCS 1600 enables you to cut to order to reduce work in process and shorten lead times.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Cutter DCS 2500

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER CUTTER DCS 2500


The GERBERcutter® DCS 2500 computer controlled cutting system is a high-speed, single- or low-ply static table cutter, designed to cut a wide variety of materials.

The GERBERcutter DCS2500 can really cut it. This computer-controlled system is available in various width and length configurations.

Get to work right away

Because the GERBERcutter DCS 2500 is highly intuitive, the transition from manual cutting is easy.

Make every cut count

The DCS 2500 uses a powerful vacuum system to hold material firmly in place during cutting to ensure quality cut parts.

Do it all with one system

The cutting head is designed to accommodate three tools simultaneously to minimize tool changes. Choose from straight knives, wheel knives, notching tools and punches. Also includes a pen for annotation.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Cutter DCS 2600

GERBER TECHNOLOG-GERBER CUTTER DCS 2600


With patented Pivex® technology, the GERBERcutter® DCS 2600 is the high-speed, low-ply cutting system that delivers uncompromising accuracy and optimal throughput.

Optional ingress protection shields vital electronic components from foreign elements such as dust, moisture and conductive carbon particles.

Unsurpassed cut part quality

Cuts challenging materials quickly and accurately. Minimizes or eliminates overcuts and hangers for ultimate edge quality.

Maximum throughput

Patented Pivex cutting technology enables the knife to change direction in the material without lifting the knife — even at high rates of speed — to cut the most challenging materials ultra fast.

Ultimate Flexibility

The cutting head of the GERBERcutter DCS 2600 comes standard with a pen and two punch tools. The system is available in standard 12- and 24-foot lengths and extendable up to 120 feet.

Gerber Technology – Taurus II Leather Cutter

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-TAURUS II LEATHER CUTTER


The Taurus™ II static leather cutting system captures the hide shape and up to four flaw grades in seconds using a digital camera. It then analyzes the image and automatically nests parts to optimize hide yield.

Make the most of your materials

Taurus II features an innovative, computerized nesting engine that is 250 times more powerful than previous offerings. Gerber’s most advanced nesting system yet means more parts from every hide.

Utilize the latest digital technology

In just seconds, the entire hide and its flaw markings are mapped and recorded using RapidScan™ software technology embedded in a state-of-the-art digital camera mounted above the cutting table.

Monitor and improve your processes

Taurus II compiles comprehensive data so you can track work in progress and identify opportunities to improve processes. It also records the details of every hide, including usable area and defect area.

Boost productivity, cut downtime

Taurus II has fewer moving parts, simplified motor assemblies and uncomplicated cabling – all of which translate to maximum uptime and lower maintenance costs.

Improve cut speed

With precision, Taurus II’s rotary blade offers the fastest cut speeds. When cutting smaller, more complex parts, like footwear and leather accessories, the patented reciprocating Pivex® knife ensures parts are always cut precisely.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Cutter Z1

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER CUTTER Z1


This next-generation automated system is the ultimate cutting solution for single-ply apparel products. The GERBERcutter® Z1 is equipped with GERBERconnect™ remote diagnostics to ensure it’s always in top working order.

Optimize your workflow

The GERBERcutter Z1 helps you increase efficiency and optimize your cutting process. Comprehensive reports let you analyze system throughput, material yield, processing times, individual job statistics and more.

Easy to use interface improves productivity

The GERBERcutter Z1 has a simple and intuitive user interface making the workflow process easy to follow even for a novice. This will improve productivity while reducing errors and training time.

Expand your system as needed

The GERBERcutter Z1 is built on a new distributed control system to which many powerful options likeinkjet-printed part identification and ContourVision™ scan-to-cut systems can be added.

Embrace energy efficiency

The GERBERcutter Z1 is designed for maximum energy efficiency. It has a variable vacuum regulator that adjusts the vacuum according to the task at hand – even minimizing vacuum and power consumption when the cutter is idle.

Gerber Technology – Paragon Cutter

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-PARAGON CUTTER


Gerber’s decades of cutting experience meet the latest in “cutting-edge” technology in Paragon®. Its intelligent engineering and intuitive interface make it easy to use and maintain, extremely accurate and capable of producing the highest quality cut parts the first time, every time.

Ease of use

There’s no cutter that’s easier to use. With Paragon, operators don’t require prior cutting experience. The interface systematically guides you though each step of the process and automatically adjusts parameters according to specific job types and materials.

Maximum throughput

Quick, accurate set-up and self-adjusting cutting intelligence allow operators to start cutting faster and with greater efficiency. Better productivity and workflow increase your output of cut parts and shorten lead times.

Optimal first-run yield

Paragon is intelligent enough to understand that there’s a fine balance between cut speed and part quality. It analyzes the requirements of each job and tailors parameters to maximize speed and optimize quality – delivering cut parts that are perfect the first time.

Uptime

Reliability is built into every Paragon cutter. Its simplified design along with new technologies such as brushless motors, distributed controls and extended-life sharpening stones deliver the highest possible uptime of any cutting system.

Metrics that matter

Workflow issues that were once difficult and time consuming to analyze are now captured with a single click, giving managers access to critical data that helps them eliminate inefficiency in the cutting process.

Integrated data sharing

Paragon is integrated with Gerber’s AccuMark® CAD and automated spreading systems. Cutter operators no longer need to search for a file – they simply scan a barcode to retrieve the job’s specific parameters.

Two versions of the Paragon cutting system are available:

  • The LX Series – cuts up to 2.75 cm (1.08 inches) of vacuum-compressed material
  • The HX Series – cuts up to 7.2 cm (2.8 inches) of compressed material