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A-TEC 1000 – Studding quality control

A-TEC 1000 is automatic stud protrusion measuring machine which also detects the missing studs from the tire. It is designed to improve the quality control in the tire factories. The A-TEC 1000 is available in two models: standard and movable compact model.

Machine functions:

  • Scanning the tread surface of the tire (360°)
  • Searches the studs and missed holes
  • Draws the stud protrusion as a point chart from the datatable
  • Shows the image of the tread surface on the operation panel with circles around the studs or the holes (with index numbering)
  • Possibility to send the measurement data to company’s database
  • Scanning sequence takes 20s (13” tyre)-40s (20” tyre)

Tyre sizes:

  • 13” – 22” and Ø530mm – Ø900mm
  • Maximum width of the scanning area 300mm

Measurement device:

  • 3D-smart profile sensor


  • The average accuracy for stud protrusion varies ±0.01mm
  • Single stud protrusion varies ±0.02mm
  • One picture (50mm) has 1000×1280 datapoints (trigger spacing 0.05mm)
A-TEC 1000

Compact and movable model of A-TEC 1000

A-TEC user interface

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