A rapid hyperspectral profiling system that incorporates wide range spectroscopy (VNIR-SWIR-MWIR-LWIR) with core photography and 3D laser profiling.

Hyperspectral Core Profiling

Using Corescan’s proprietary FTIR spectrometer design, HyLogger integrates VNIR-SWIR-MWIR-LWIR spectroscopy, core photography and 3D laser profiling to deliver the most advanced, full range hyperspectral scanning system. HyLogger incorporates all sensors, an XYZ translation table, high speed data acquisition, data quality control and an advanced health monitoring and reporting system.

Corescan’s advanced optical and illumination design, focus’s the spectral measurement to a 10mm area on the core surface. Spectral measurements are acquired along the centre line of the core, collecting ~250 samples per metre at a scan rate of ~50mm per second. Co-registered photos and 3D laser profiler measurements are acquired simultaneously during the scanning process. Spectral calibration using NIST traceable standards is automatically managed by the system.

All sensors are housed within a 3-axis translation table that allows core trays, rock chips and other sample material to be handled automatically. An advanced system control module provides high speed data acquisition, quality control and system health monitoring.  HyLogger is contained within a standard 20 foot, airconditioned sea container that serves as a mobile core-scanning and analysis laboratory allowing the system to operate in a range of remote environments.


HyLogger Specifications

System Specification HyLogger-3.1 HyLogger-4.1 HyLogger-4.1ML
RGB Photography
Spatial resolution 100μm 25μm 25μm
Colour depth 24bit 24bit 24bit
Colour mode 1 x CCD 3 x CCD 3 x CCD
Sensor type Frame scan Line scan Line scan
3D Profiling
Spatial resolution 50μm 50μm
Height resolution 15μm 15μm
IR Spectrometer
Sensor type Profiling Profiling Profiling
Spectrometer modules 2 3 5
Cooling systems Liquid nitrogen Peltier / Stirling Peltier / Stirling
Spectral range – VNIR (nm) 450 – 1,000 450 – 1,000 450 – 1,000
Spectral range – SWIR (nm) 1,000 – 2,500 1,000 – 2,500 1,000 – 2,500
Spectral range – MWIR (nm) 2,500 – 6,000
Spectral range – LWIR (nm) 6,000 – 15,000 6,000 – 15,000
Spectra per metre (1000mmx60mm) 250 250 250
Imaging Spectrometer Module
Spatial resolution
Spatial sampling
Profiling Spectrometer Module
Spatial resolution 10mm 10mm 10mm
Spatial sampling 4mm 4mm 4mm
IR Spectrometer – Resolutions
@450nm 4nm 4nm 4nm
@1,000nm 4nm 4nm 4nm
@1,300nm 4nm 4nm 4nm
@1,800nm 5nm 4nm 4nm
@2,200nm 7nm 4nm 4nm
@2,500nm 9nm 4nm 4nm
@3,000nm 5nm 5nm
@4,000nm 8nm 8nm
@5,000nm 13nm 13nm
@6,000nm 21nm 19nm 19nm
@8,000nm 37nm 33nm 33nm
@10,000nm 58nm 52nm 52nm
@12,000nm 83nm 74nm 74nm
@14,000nm 113nm 101nm 101nm
@15,000nm 116nm 116nm
Data volume per metre ~12Mb ~1,000Mb ~1,000Mb
Core tray length(Max) 1,600mm 1,550mm 1,550mm
Core tray width(Max) 550mm 700mm 700mm
Supports material weighing Yes Yes
Sample weight range 35kg 35kg
Sample weight resolution 200g 200g
Scanning speed ~48mm per second ~50mm per second ~50mm per second
Supports pass-through workflow Yes Yes
System net weight 1,200kg 2,600kg 2,600kg

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