LaCam® M

LaCam® M - mobile laser profile measuring unit for non-contact measurements of refractory linings in metallurgical reaction and transport vessels

New laser profile measuring system based on a laser scanner of the new generation. The LaCam® mobile refractory lining measuring system is built in a sturdy mobile housing so that location can be changed quickly.


  • Laser measuring system
    • Principle of measurement: single shot time-of-flight
    • Real number of range points per frame: 200,000
    • Measuring time per frame: 20 s
    • Measuring range: 2 – 20 m
    • Repeatability: ± 5 mm
    • Max. surface temperature: 1700 °C
  • Technical data of the scanner (laser measuring head)
    • Vertical scan angle: 80° fixed
    • Horizontal scan angle: 0° - 340° (selectable) Laser
    • wavelength: 0.9 µm (near infrared)
    • Cooling of the head: Water cooling
    • Eye safety: class 1 laser product
  • Control and operator unit
    The control and operator unit reads the measuring data of the laser measuring head and controls it. It is built in the mobile unit.
    • Industrial-type computer: CPU Pentium®1 4, 2 GHz
    • 512 MB RAM, PC 100
    • 3.5” floppy disk drive, CD-RW combined version
    • hard disk 40 GB (latest standard)
    • network connections, USB-frontside
  • Display unit: TFT 12,1''  (option IR-touchscreen)
  • Operating system: WINDOWS® 2000 Professional2
  • Mobile unit
    • Frame: stainless steel
    • Heat protection: double-screen aluminum
    • Displacement equipment: 3 (4) heat-protected wheels
    • Transport dimensions: 800 x 1600 x 700 mm (W x H x D)
                                          800 x 1600 x 1300 (with 4 wheels)
                                          (in working condition: 2250 mm
  • Weight: 250 kg (including storage batteries)
  • Power supply module: ONLINE-system, line-independent operation of approx. 30 min
  • Documentation 
    The documentation of the unit will be threefold which will be given to the customer when the unit is placed into operation. The documentation includes the technical description of the system, an installation description, and a description of the software installed. 
    The following components are also included:
    • Operating systems for all units
    • Installation disks/CD Roms of the system software
  • Software 
    The system package of LaCam® refractory lining measuring system includes all software needed for operation of the unit (measuring and evaluation software, Microsoft’s WINDOWS® 2000 Professional – multilingual2, all as licensed original version)


LaCam® -M
mobile version for converter and ladles 
for extremely high ambient temperature


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