Profile, Contour, Surface

Quality control in chocolate production

Customers demand flawless products. The first glance and optical appearance are often decisive factors in the purchasing decision. Production errors such as deformations, holes in the surface or undesired ...

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Control of the milling head in a mobile CNC milling unit

Thanks to their robustness and low weight, fiber-reinforced composite materials are increasingly used in the aviation and automotive industries. Maintenance and repair of such components are challenging ...

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Kohokuvioinnin syvyyden seuranta

Tämän vuoksi kaiverruslaitteissa käytetään Micro-Epsilonin optoNCDT 1420 -laserkolmiomittausantureita. Ne määrittävät tarkan etäisyyden kaiverrustyökalun ...

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Purseen inline-mittaus levyn reunoilla korin valmistuksessa

Korroosion välttämiseksi jatkuva ja virheetön korroosiosuojaus on ratkaiseva tekijä maalausprosessissa. Koska levitetyn maalipinnan paksuus purseiden kohdalla voidaan määrittää ...

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Jarrulevyjen erottelu

Kun auton jarrulevyjä käsittellään, oikea jarrulevy on valittava ennen jokaista tuotantovaihetta, jotta ne voidaan nimetä valmistajan eri malleille. Jarrulevyjen tunnistamiseen ...

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Measuring the base height of filters in the automotive industry

In automotive filter production, faultless workmanship is essential for the proper functioning of the filter. In addition, the specified height of the filter is also critical in order to prevent any damage ...

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Paper fold recognition in printing machines

Possible folds produced in the paper web that remain unnoticed can have far-reaching consequences during processing and often lead to unusable printed products. Extreme differences in printing registration, ...

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Stitching position of airbags

As interior parts, the covers must therefore harmonise with the overall appearance. The high aesthetic requirements placed on the cockpit, seats, interior trim and steering wheel are particularly important ...

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Defect recognition on worktops

Kitchen worktops are now made from a variety of materials, e.g. natural or artificial stone, solid wood and laminate (e.g. HPL). All these materials offer benefits and have special characteristics. However, ...

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Coplanarity of connector pins

Using connectors and sockets, electrical circuits can be alternately opened and closed. The connector pins must be correctly oriented in order to prevent the pins from bending during connection. As this ...

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Gap and flushness measurement of car bodywork parts

The demands on car bodywork are increasing, not only from a technical viewpoint, but also with regards to the optical design. Therefore, a door that doesn’t close flush could fulfill the technical ...

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Gap monitoring in car interiors

Car interiors present a number of gaps, for example, between the single cockpit elements such as the centre console or door trim. From a technical point of view, it is often irrelevant if the width and ...

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Inspection of saw teeth

Whether in a linear arrangement or a saw blade, saw teeth are used for cutting materials. Due to increasing demands for reproducible production results, saw teeth must fulfill the highest quality standards. ...

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Profile measurement of mounted tram rails

Modern operating conditions for trams lead to increased wear of the wheels and rail. In order to document the wear of the rail, our customer has developed a measurement system that detects, automatically ...

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Gap measurement of brake discs

In any type of vehicle, the braking system is one of the most important safety features. This is why high requirements are placed on all braking system components. When manufacturing brake discs, the different ...

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Deflection/cambering of steel strips and saw blades

In the production and processing ne of metal strips, numerous measurement variables need to be monitored, e.g. straightness, cambering and deflection. The inspection of these quantities is carried out ...

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Profile

Profile measurement generally describes the measurement of the object contour, flat or as a track. Basically, it is possible that either the sensor traverses across the object or the object moves through ...

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Automatic test station for heat exchangers

Heat exchangers in plant and machinery serve as heat transfer mechanisms between different material flows. To maximise the heat-emitting area, they are designed using multiple plates. Respectively one ...

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2D/3D measurement station for gaskets

Even if gaskets are just very small components in plant and machinery, they are still critical in terms of their function and operational reliability. However, mechanical engineering companies normally ...

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ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) for pipeline inspection

To meet safety regulations, the inspection of the internal parts of pipelines is mandatory, as any defects can lead to cracks, which could result in complete pipe failure or, in the worst case, in personal ...

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3D profile measurement of soil samples

German automation company Visutronik GmbH from Neubrandenburg, Germany has developed a laser scanningdevice to measure surface soil samples for subsequent geometric analysis: roughness, surface type expansion ...

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Fluid level measurement of aluminium pig irons

A German manufacturer of prestressed concrete products uses a number of 3D measurement systems by InSystems Automation with optical sensors made by Micro-Epsilon for quality control of railway sleepers. ...

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Profile measurement of compressor blades under high temperature conditions

The thermal geometric change under operating conditions needs to be measured on a new type of composite material for gas power plants.

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Dimensional accuracy of sectional doors

With sectional doors for parquet or laminate flooring, key and slot joints for individual sections are applied. However, these sections are opened and closed frequently. To enable a robust but permanent ...

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Measurement of pre-stressed steel

An inspection system for incoming goods inspection has been developed for a manufacturer of pre-stressed concrete, which detects the profile depth of delivered batches and continuously records this information ...

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Digital 3D measurement of complex parts and shapes

Mabotic devepols and manufactures various designs of digital scanning units. scanCONTROL laser scanner are often used for digitisation of parts. The scanner projects a laser line onto the object being ...

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Hammasnäytteiden mittaaminen konfokaalisesti

Konfokaali-kromaattisia antureita käytetään hammasnäytteiden pinnan topografian tarkistamiseen. Nämä anturit erottuvat suuren resoluutionsa ansiosta, eivätkä ole ...

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Inspection of rotationally symmetrical parts

The scanCONTROL laser scanner is used for part inspection of various hypoid-tooth components and a digital model of the tooth structure of the component is generated by the measurement system. In this ...

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Shape measurement of rotation symmetrical parts

As rotary pistons for pumps must have very precise surface geometries, the pistons have to undergo 3D shape measurement. The scanCONTROL laser scanner is moved vertically by a linear axis in a special ...

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Automatic contour and parts measurement

Various sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used in measuring machines for universal parts measurement. Depending on the object, the measuring machine is equipped with a confocal sensor, a point laser sensor ...

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Putkien hitsaussaumojen tarkistus

Täydellinen hitsaussauma on putken tiiviyden kannalta olennainen. Tämän vuoksi scanCONTROL-laserskannereita käytetään spiraalihitsauksen aikana hitsauksen reunojen linjaamiseksi. ...

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Measurement of key profiles

In the production of security keys, the correct blank must be located in the machine before grinding of the teeth can be checked. An optoNCDT 2200 laser sensor traverses across the profile, recording the ...

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Non-contact roller measuring device

In the cement and mineral industry roller mills are used for fine grinding of the raw materials. During the milling process the rollers are subject to high wear, which strongly reduces the quality of milling ...

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Profile measurement system

In the field of quality assurance, e.g. in the tire industry, profile measurements of the tread and sidewall must be carried out. Sensors or complete profile measurement benches with precision laser and ...

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Dimensional Testing of Cans for the Food Industry

Accurate dimensions and shape of the prefabricated cans and can-lids is of prime importance, in order to ensure that the lids and the cans match properly and form a permanent airtight seal after the filling ...

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Water depth measurement on a river model

With investigations using realistic models of flowing waters, the river bed must be sampled as accurately as possible and without physical contact. To do this, the laser-based optical displacement measurement ...

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High precision measurement of special profile sections in the production line

In the factory research department a fully automatic system for optical geometry measurement has been developed, constructed and integrated into a production line for lift profile rail sections. The system ...

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Inline inspection of sealing compound in covering lid

After injection of the sealing compound in the covering lid, curing takes place in the tunnel furnace. Here, fault points and faulty thicknesses of compound must be acquired and faulty lids must be sorted ...

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Kattotiilien 3D-tarkastus ja pinnan arviointi

Kattotiilien tuotanto asettaa korkeat vaatimukset mittaus- ja testausmenetelmille, joilla varmistetaan tuotteiden korkea laatu. DASTOKON-puoliautomaattisessa mittaus- ja testausjärjestelmässä ...

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Profile sensor for tire measurement on the test rig

Tire properties are crucial for safety, driving response and comfort in modern automobiles. To ensure constant quality at the highest level 100% inspection of tires is already required in production. Apart ...

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Robot positioning for application of seals

In order to permanently protect weld seams against the penetration of moisture, BMW AG’s Leipzig factory seals the weld seam on the roof rail. A robot automatically applies sealant at the position ...

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Completely automatic 3D repair welding

For heavy equipment such as soft coal excavators, it is often cheaper to repair parts than to replace them. For the repair of chain links during maintenance work, the worn material is welded on again by ...

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Optical sensors in side trimming systems of saw mills

The tree trunk cut into planks in saw mills still shows the wane of the original tree on the edges. In order to achieve an optimum cutting width and thus a maximum yield here, laser triangulation sensors ...

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Measurement of large geometries with precision machines

Measuring complex part geometries is a task for the scanCONTROL laser scanner. Laser scanners are used in the precision machines of EHR in order to perform a component inspection at high resolution and ...

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Position of the rubber grip on golf clubs

It is important for the production of golf clubs that the rubber grip is perfectly positioned on the shaft. The rubber grip must not only be completely on the shaft; the rubber must also not be twisted. ...

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Welded sheets on gas valves

For automatic welding processes, the quality of the weld is often dependent on how precisely the welding head is positioned for the seam place. If the positioning is checked by a measurement system before ...

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Painevalukappaleen geometrinen tarkastus

Aurinkosähkömoduulien valmituksessa valukappaleet sahataan ohuiksi kiekoiksi. Valukappaleen valmistuksessa voi kuitenkin esiintyä geometrisiä poikkeamia, jotka vaikuttavat haitallisesti ...

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Adhesive beading check on border strip

Border strips are automatically adhered to glass by robots in vehicle production. This automatic process must be monitored as the application of uniform adhesive beading by the robot is not certain. The ...

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Putkien hitsaussaumojen tarkistus

Vialliset hitsaussaumat ovat usein putkivuotojen syynä. Tämän vuoksi saumat tarkastetaan ulkopuolelta hitsauksen jälkeen scanCONTROL-profiiliskannerilla. Skanneri asetetaan putken päällä ...

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In-line inspection of the rubber on windshield wiper blades

A faultless surface is indispensable for the functionality of wiper blades. Therefore, wiper blades are inspected by the measuring system after the extrusion in the endless state. In doing so, two scan ...

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Tester for (railway) wheel rim measurement

Testers are integrated in the track bed for the wear control of wheel rims on trains. The profile is checked during the passage of the train. Point-type and line-type lasers measure the diameter and the ...

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Piilolinssien mittaus

Kontaktilinssien valmistajat suorittavat erilaisia materiaalitestejä kirkkailla, joustavilla polymeerinäytteillä. Materiaalinäytteet on upotettava testauksen aikana suolaliuoksessa ...

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Automatic winding of glass fibre cables

An even and tight winding must be maintained for the automatic winding of glass fibre cables on drums. scanCONTROL 2800 profile scanners are used for monitoring the coiling machine. They monitor the windings ...

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Windscreen defects

During the production of windscreens, it can happen that the correct curvature of the windscreen has not been maintained or the fissures and cracks in the surface make the windscreen unusable. A system ...

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Paintwork defects

The exterior appearance is an important factor for many surfaces. The reflectCONTROL inspection system is suitable for automatic defect inspection of reflecting surfaces. This system measures the quality ...

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Rail wear

Tram or train rails are subject to constant wear either due to corrosion or due to friction during use. Rails are checked for wear completely automatically using a system developed by Micro-Epsilon. A test ...

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Kelan reuna

Metalliteollisuudessa valssatut levyt kääritään keloiksi kuljetusta varten. On tärkeää, että metallinauhan reunan sijainti ja kunto tarkistetaan juuri ennen kelalle ...

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Flat glass defects

A special measuring system has been developed for the quality control of flat glass. The glass pane is placed on a measuring table by a robot. A measuring arm with several confocal sensors traverses ...

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Display glass defects

A special measuring system has been developed for the quality control of display glass. The glass pane is placed on a measuring table by a robot. A measuring arm with several confocal sensors traverses ...

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Adhesive beading check

It is important during the gluing in of glass panes in automobile production that the adhesive beading shows a constant track. Therefore a robot arm tracks the adhesive beading track exactly with a scanCONTROL ...

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Bearing shell surface

Sliding bearings are used in combustion engines for the crankshaft and camshaft. The bearing shells are often composed of three layers whereby the inner layer is only metallised or sputtered. If there ...

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Tyre surface

Three laser scanners from the scanCONTROL series measure the surface profile of tyres. The turnkey tester is at the end of the production line where each tyre is examined for dents and bulges. The tyre ...

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Hitsaussauman profiili

Metallien yhdistämisessä käytetään usein automaattisesti toimivia hitsausrobotteja. Näkyvien osien kohdalla hitsaussauman on täytettävä tietyt visuaaliset kriteerit. ...

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