Inline measurement of eccentricity, diameter, ovality and wall thickness for manufacturing process control
Furukawa Electric LatAm S.A. is a specialist for network cables for various applications and one of the largest manufacturers of structured cabling in Latin America. For online quality control, the headquarters located in Curitiba, Brazil, has been using SIKORA’s CENTERVIEW 8000 since 2008, a non-contact measuring system for continuous online measurement of LAN cables.
Furukawa Electric LatAm is part of the Furukawa Electric Group. Since its foundation in 1884 in Japan, the company has incorporated its claim as a global company with local presence. The Brazilian subsidiary was established in 1974 and today, Furukawa Electric LatAm is one of the largest Latin American manufacturers of network cables and has a broad expertise in this area. “Furukawa stands out for offering its customers not only the cable, but a complete solution for the network infrastructure in addition to a comprehensive support network for projects, pre-sales, post-sales that is always tailored to customer requirements”, explains Diego do Carmo Badelli, Process Engineer at Furukawa Electric LatAm. “The company has a good partnership with SIKORA, always got the necessary support, and the equipment meets what was requested”, says Antonio Cesar Ploposki, Industrial Manager at Furukawa Electric LatAm. With the CENTERVIEW 8000 Furukawa measures the diameter, ovality and eccentricity during LAN cable production for highest quality of the final product.
From left: Antonio Cesar Ploposki, Industrial Manager,
and Diego do Carmo Badelli, Process Engineer, at Furukawa Electric LatAm