Volscan Profiler Specification

The Volscan Profiler is a benchtop laser-based scanner that measures the volume of bread and bakery products.

VolScan Profiler with sample and scan

Which Volscan Profiler model should I choose?

The model you choose will be based solely on the size of the products that you wish to measure and therefore fit comfortably into the instrument.

Technical summary

Sample dimensions: VSP600 (VSP300)

Max diameter: 380mm (190mm)

Max height: 575mm (275mm)

Max sample weight: 3kg (3kg)

Movement and measurement

Variable scanning resolution

Volume accuracy: ± 1%

Minimum test time for 195mm product: 50 seconds (based on a 5mm step size, 4rps and 99% accuracy with minimum compromise to scan visual quality)

Rotational speed options: 0.1 – 5rps

Data acquisition: 400 points per revolution

Vertical step size options: 0.05mm - 50mm

Sample weight accuracy: <1%

Dimensions: VSP600 (VSP300)

Instrument weight 41kg (25kg)

Overall height 939mm (639mm)

Overall width 690mm (490mm)

Overall depth 480mm (355mm)


Operating temperature: 10° – 40°C non-condensing, ambient temperature measurement recorded automatically

Universal mains input voltage: 100-240 V AC 50/60Hz

Connectivity: USB

Door interlocking mechanism for additional safety - tests cannot be started unless door is closed

Additional options

Universal Product Support
This accessory expands the instrument’s capacity for supporting a wider range of products by offering a 100mm diameter base and multiple pins of varying thicknesses and lengths.

Product Support and Disposable Inserts
This Product Support enables quick attachment and replacement of samples on Disposable Inserts. Magnetically secured and available in sets of 50, Disposable Inserts are potentially reusable depending on the adhesive used.

Calibration and Verification Rod
Provides the ability to check the accuracy of your instrument and recalibrate, if necessary.

External Precision Balance
Option of communication with External Precision Balance (that can transmit displayed values as an ASCII string) via PC COM port.

Typical PC requirements

• 2.5 GHz modern Intel 32 bit or 64 bit Multicore CPU or AMD equivalent

• 4 GB memory

• 2 GB free hard disk space

• OpenGL or DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card

• Supported operating systems: Windows 10 and 11

The latest software versions are available to download free of charge.

The Volscan Profiler is complementary to Stable Micro Systems' wide range of texture analysis solutions which are developed and manufactured in-house and supported by a qualified technical applications team and international distribution network.

*Specifications are subject to change without prior notice

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