Hamburger buns pass through an optical inspection and sorting machine. Source: Dipix Technologies Inc.
















Laser and optical technologies come into play in Key Technology’s vision-based inspection systems. Source: Key Technology.

Nondestructive inspection













Baked desserts produced in Culi d’Or’s Velp, Holland plant are packaged in foil, a factor that influenced the selection of X-ray inspection units. Source: Loma Systems.









X-ray inspection for products in glass containers and metallized film is becoming a viable alternative to metal detectors in food plants. Source: Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc.

3D cameras, 2D codes











Three-dimensional images of jelly beans is probably overkill, but 3D color cameras are becoming available for quality inspections in automotive and other manufacturing industries. Source: Omron Electronics LLC.






john.lewis@cognex.com
ldierker@dipix.com
rspurgeon@eriez.com
carl.bonnan@heuft.com
anderson@inspx.com
blarreau@key.net
hermann.fleps@loma.com
tom.kahn@omron.com
chris.young@smithsdetection.com
bob.ries@thermofisher.com

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