The Karlsruhe-based ASPION GmbH is playing it safe: Before the “ASPION G-Log 2”, the latest generation of its award-winning transport data logger, is delivered in fall 2019, the devices will be put through their paces in real tests. The sensor has proven its reliability on selected truck transports within Europe, several sea transports, e.g. to South Africa, and most recently on a mountain tour to Kilimanjaro. A glance at the evaluation shows that the sensor had precisely recorded the extreme fluctuations in temperature and humidity on Africa’s highest mountain.
Safety in the event of impact and climatic conditions
ASPION sensors measure shock events on 3 axes of up to 24 g each and record them autonomously with date and time. The new ASPION G-Log 2 also records climate data such as temperature and relative humidity. Damage to sensitive machinery and equipment is a common occurrence in container transport, especially sea freight: this is caused not only by rough handling during cargo handling but also by extreme fluctuations in temperature and humidity. In the event of damage, ASPION G-Log 2 provides valuable facts on transport loads and ambient conditions outside the set tolerance limits. Timely and spatially traceable for all parties involved in the transport.
Shock course in milliseconds
In addition, ASPION shock sensors offer a unique depth of detail in the shock process: it is visualized in milliseconds on all 3 axes. This allows concrete conclusions to be drawn about the actual course of the shock – important information for clarification in the event of damage. Communication with the smartphone app is via NFC and BLE. The free and easy-to-use “ASPION G-Log Manager” PC software is available for data analysis.
G-Log System at FachPack
Managing Director Michael Wöhr: “Our sensor is compact and robust, reusable over many years and of course suitable for air freight”. The specialists from Karlsruhe and the ASPION partner Stroebel will present the G-Log system at this year’s FachPack from September 24 – 26, 2019 in Nuremberg.
During the Kilimanjaro tour, the G-Log 2 reliably records extreme values: On 22.07.19 in the morning -0.6 °C, at noon over 45 °C with relative humidity of 76.5% and 13.8% respectively.