ColorPoint is a gravimetric dispensing system.
The most basic system comprises of a computerised dispense control console, a weighing platform and a dispense head which is attached to the pump frame.
The pumps and dispense valves are operated by pneumatic control signals from there relevant control modules.
The console is operated using Rexson’s unique ATM style console. The console has no keyboard or mouse and the user-friendly graphical software is navigated by simply pressing the appropriate buttons as required.
ColorPoint allows access to the following main menus:
- Press Returns
The console is accessed by the operator using individual ‘ID keys’. These can be set to different access levels. The ID key also allows traceability (with CPM).
In addition to the basic system, there are a number of optional extras you can have in order to make dispensing and administration easier.
- ColorPoint Manager Software (CPM).
- Link to Spectrometer.
- Link to business system.
- Barcode scanner.
- Console label printer.
- Pail mixer (manual or auto)
- Conveyor system.
The most common system is the basic Console with CPM and a label printer. This allows the operator and the administrator to run the ColorPoint dispense system efficiently.
Common Keys & Icons
Using the keys
All of the keys and icons are self-explanatory in their functions, however you do need to know what to press and when.
If you need to enter information in the text field, you must first highlight the box so that it turns from orange to red.
Once you have highlighted (red) the text field, you can enter your information using the virtual keyboard and colour palette.
You scroll up and down the rows using the arrow function keys to the right of the virtual keyboard.
Once you have the correct row, you can select the character you require by pressing the key at the bottom of the column character is in.
Repeat the process until all the information has been entered.