SIRTAKI

Automated hair combing

Combing Machine

Features

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AUTOMATIC FINE COMBING

Rotated motorized combing with standard combs

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ADJUSTABLE RPM

Change your combing frequency from 1 to 2.3 Hz

BACK-LIGHTED FIBER TRAYS

Illuminated tray for broken fibers and fibers visualization

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PLUG & PLAY

No special installation is needed - easy cabling and the system is ready to go

Overview

Automatic combing to analyze abrasion resistance and hair strength is an essential tool for Hair Care R&D laboratories. 

The SIRTAKI combing machine provides an adjustable combing rate – from 1 to 2.3 Hz with a steady, even torque – for up to 6 swatches at a time. It can be left to run for hours. A back-lit tray under the combing mechanism can be slid open to identify and analyze the collected broken hair fibers.

Principle

The instrument is operated using a simple interface on the controller on the side of the system. The user can start or stop the combing rotation, and adjust the combing rotation speed from 15 to 35 rpm (combing frequency from 1 Hz to 2.3 Hz). An emergency STOP button is present (in red) to stop the combing in case of a hair swatch being stuck or tangled. A RPM indicator displays the speed of the combing rotation.

Each slot is fitted with up to 4 evenly spaced and easily replaced combs. The swatch mounts are attached to a height-adjustable bar for maximum adaptability. Hair swatches can be easily removed and attached with the thumb screws mechanisms.

Specifications

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Camera
Color Camera 12 bits
Resolution
2,464 x 2,056 pixels
Focus
adjustable up to 3 meters
Illumination
Pulsed White Led
Software
TANGO

Windows 10
Measurement time
1 second for a single accumulation
Calibration
Factory calibrated
Size
9" x 8.5" x 8.5 "
(230mm x 220mm x 220mm)
Power
110/200 VAC, 50/60 Hz
HAIR SAMPLE SPECIFICATIONS
Hair characteristics
Any type / shape / color
In-vivo or vitro
DATA
Data saved
Raw images (12 bits)
Processed images (32 or 34 bits)
Data export
Images export (png)
Excel for numerical data

Resources

Documentation

Scientific publications​