Articles Tagged with ''vision systems''

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Vision inspection system

 Supporting up to 5 cameras, the METTLER TOLEDO CI-Vision V6300 vision inspection system performs multiple inspections of a target package simultaneously—for ID/OD, ovality, gross formation defects, label positioning, label quality, closure application, fill level, 1-D and 2-D bar codes, graphical presence and quality, and the presence and verification of alphanumeric codes.  


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Packing vision system

Applying case labels based on automated visual case identification, the RedLine vision system prints up to 5 individual labels for a single box or stacked box configurations.


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Tech Update: X-ray & Optical Inspection

New types of foreign material and product flaws detected

X-ray, camera and laser sorting technologies are coming of age in new configurations and applications that improve productivity and reduce false rejects while detecting harder-to-find flaws.

A new range of contaminants, product defects and packaging imperfections are being spotted by the latest styles of multi-beam X-ray systems and optical inspection technologies.


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Entry-level NIR spectrometer

The SPECTRAL EVOLUTION LF-Series entry-level NIR spectrometer has an all-photodiode array optical system directly mated to fiber optic.


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Sensor-based optical sorter

Capable of sorting or grading for quality, shape, color, size, blemishes and foreign objects, the ODENBERG Halo sensor-based optical sorter comes in 4 sizes, ranging from 20- to 80-in. belt widths.


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Vision system

The Agr Pilot Vision inspection system mounts inside a blowmolder to detect random-occurring defects during the production of PET bottles.


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Entry-level vision system

Developed for inspection tasks where vision sensors are limited and a standard vision system may not be cost effective, the Cognex In-Sight 7010 self-contained, entry-level vision system includes autofocus optics and integrated lighting in a compact IP67-rated industrial housing.
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In-air sorter

The Key Tegra 7755E in-air color sorter provides full-object views of product; each of the unit’s 4 cameras scans the full width of the belt, allowing the entire product zone to be viewed from 4 sides.
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TECH FLASH

Can your robot debone poultry?

This prototype deboning system from Georgia Tech’s Research Institute uses 3-D imaging and sensor-based cutting technology.
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Vision sensor

Developed to meet the needs of pick-and-place applications, the Omron compact FQ-M vision sensor has a processing speed of 5,000 pieces/min., even with full 360° rotation.


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