In-line Thickness measurements for manufacturing

About Hammer-IMS

Hammer-IMS develops and commercializes measurement systems to improve product quality and production efficiency.

Who we are

Hammer-IMS nv is a high-tech machine builder providing solutions and sensors in the field of industrial quality control. The company is based in Herk-de-Stad, Belgium. Hammer-IMS supplies contactless measurement systems for measuring thickness, basis-weight and anomalies of flat structures in production lines, based on the disruptive technology of Hammer-IMS's M-Rays. This technology combines millimeter waves (=high-frequency electromagnetic waves) with innovative algorithms to a powerful alternative for today’s nuclear and radioactive measuring equipment. Thus, Hammer-IMS's solutions are clean and human- and environmental-friendly! Hammer-IMS has an international customer base in the fields of textile coating (calender and knife), non-woven production, wall coverings, plastics sheet production... M-Ray measurements are favorable in situations where conventional technologies such as optical technologies, nuclear or radioactive radiation, ultrasound waves, inductive or capacitive measurement systems fail, are undesirable or provide an unreliable output. The modular and robust Hammer-IMS systems offer up to micrometer/gram level precicions on industrial in-line production machines. Obtaining a high stand-off distance and the ability to integrate more than one measurement head in a single installation are a few of the many advantages of the technology. The technology of the company is the result of years of industrial-focused research at the ESAT - MICAS laboratories of KU Leuven University Belgium.

Meet the board

  • Board of directors
    Noël Deferm

  • Board of directors
    Tom Redant

  • Board of directors
    Pieter-Jan Strouven

  • Board of directors
    Patrick Reynaert

  • Board of directors
    Rudi Cuyvers

  • Board of directors
    Alain Naets

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Measure thickness and basis-weight or your materials in the new way...
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