Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Quantronix introduces new cubing and weighing system

The new cubing and weighing system is designed to provide accurate height, width, length and weight information about items with irregular shapes.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 24, 2011

Quantronix (Booth 3912) introduced the Cubiscan 125 (http://cubiscan.com/) at ProMat yesterday. The new cubing and weighing system is designed to provide accurate height, width, length and weight information about items with irregular shapes. It will also provide a WMS with the smallest cube that the products will fit into.

“The system can weigh and measure cartons and boxes and send that information to a warehouse management system like our other devices,” Clark Skeen, president, told Modern at a booth visit Wednesday. “But it can also weigh and measure consumer goods such as hardware, tools and jewelry that may not arrive at the DC in a carton or a box.”

The new cubing and weighing system is accurate to within 5/100th of an inch and 5/1000th of a pound. It was also designed with portability in mind, and can be placed on a specially designed cart to be moved to where it’s needed on the receiving or shipping dock.

Most important, the system was designed to be affordable. “For years, we had customers ask us for this functionality,” Skeen said. “We developed a system, but it wasn’t affordable. This system is in the ballpark for most customers.”

ProMat 2011 will be held March 21 - 24, 2011 at McCormick Place South in Chicago. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry.

Read all of Modern’s ProMat 2011 coverage

 

 

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

One-day WERC educational and networking event to be held outside Dallas on Thursday, October 27.

Custom molder uses adaptable robot to increase workforce productivity and serve customers.

July shipments–at 974,489-were up 2.2 percent annually and up 4.6 percent compared to June, due primarily to growth from the European Union (shipments up 5.7 percent) and China (up 4.8 percent), which were aided by the strong dollar, coupled with furniture (up 6.7 percent) and toys (up 10.3 percent) shipments both seeing gains.

Investment to support research and development, including SaaS-based supply chain and omni-channel retail solutions.

Food and consumer goods industries ordered 41% more robots than the same period in 2015.

Article Topics

News · Packaging · ProMat · All topics


© Copyright 2016 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA