Dimensions, tolerances, sorting, part recognition

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Inline burr measurement on sheet edges in body manufacture

In order to avoid corrosion, continuous and error-free corrosion protection is a critical factor in the painting process. As the thickness of the applied painting on burrs can only be determined under ...

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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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Thickness and volume measurement of potato slices

When producing potato crisps, factors such as consistency, quality and taste depend to a significant degree on the thickness of the potato slices used. Depending on the process parameters and the condition ...

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Web-edge detection in the calender of a paper machine

If movement of the paper web in the calender is not exactly executed in one line, the heated calender roller is pressed directly onto the coating of the opposite roller, which can damage it. Repairing ...

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Damage prevention during production of locking cylinder

The company Aumat (Germany) develops and produces complex production systems for locking cylinders. In order to prevent any damage occurring, the operator must feed the correct blank into the production ...

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Automated board measurements in wood production

Electronic Wood Systems GmbH (EWS) has launched the "dimension scan"a new approach to the automated measurement of finished boards. The market leader in measurement systems for the wood processing ...

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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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Reliable quality control in the rolling mill

One of the profile rolling mills processes profile steel in reversing operation. The rod centre is then measured and evaluated using a  optoNCDT 1700-750BL.    

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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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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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Measuring the height of concrete blocks

For the final inspection during the production of concrete blocks, a special test bench records the height of the blocks over a number of tracks. On each track, an optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor measure vertically ...

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Cutting edge measurement

Carbide specialist company Ceratizit uses a semi-automatic measuring machine for production control. This device checks cutting plates for dimensional stability. The cutting plates are moved horizontally ...

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Liquid level in falling film reactors

In falling film reactors used by the chemicals industry, the geometrical dimensions of the reactor metal sheet are measured using confocal sensors. The filling level of the liquid is also measured during ...

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Draw-wire displacement sensors take measurements in pipe trade

In the piping industry orders are placed for fixed lengths of a certain type of pipe. The available pipes with different lengths are transported from the stores to a measurement table to process the order. ...

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Measurement system for cut packaging pieces

Manufacturers in the packaging industry make high demands with regard to their production quality. For sampling inspection for example, the cut pieces of packaging are extracted from the production, placed ...

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An automatic measurement system ensures the production quality of tablets

High performance pill presses are fitted with quickly interchangeable matrix disk units in order to minimise cleaning and setting up times when employing press tools. In automated production a high level ...

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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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Gap measurement in photovoltaic modules

The module is hermetically sealed using a vacuum during a new method for the production of photovoltaic modules. The correct distance between glass front and metal rear side is important for this vacuum. ...

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Inspection of sockets

There are many uses of sockets in the automotive area. The dimensionCONTROL system is used for the quality inspection of these parts. An optical micrometer at the machine entry checks the size of the sockets. ...

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Vibration measurement on carbon brushes

Many direct current electric motors operate with carbon brushes for the current transmission. optoNCDT laser sensors are used to monitor the vibration during operation. They measure the carbon brushes ...

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Monitoring the thermal expansion of pipelines

Pipelines in power stations are stressed to their limits by pressure and temperature. These loads result in movements of the pipes which can be up to 1 metre. Constant supports compensate for the movements ...

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High precision pipe measurement

High precision pipe measurement Pipes, fittings and sleeves are inspected using random sampling for their dimensional accuracy in a special system. Sensors of the optoNCDT 1700 series rotate mounted on ...

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Dimension inspection of cylindrical objects

The CD Express measuring instrument developed by a British company measures circumference, diameter and ovality of cylindrically shaped objects. The measuring objects are inserted in the measuring device ...

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Coordinate measurement machine

Coordinate measurement machines are used for measuring many different components. Different scanners and measuring equipment measure the surface of the component in three dimensions. Laser line scanners ...

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Thermal expansion of milling spindles

Accuracies of a few micrometres must increasingly more often be achieved for the parts machining using machine tools. In doing so, the heat development during the machining and in the tool holder is not ...

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Aluminium rim dimension

Maximum quality is required for the production of aluminium rims so that the necessary smooth running is achieved in the subsequent use. In contrast to tactile methods, laser scanners from the Micro Epsilon ...

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Building materials – temperature measurement

Micro-Epsilon temperature sensors are always used for the manufacture of construction materials when the monitoring and control of the temperature are critical for the product quality and productivity. ...

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Softcalender - temperature measurement

Pyrometers from Micro-Epsilon enable the monitoring of fast rotating objects such as, e.g. softcalenders for paper manufacture. The system permanently monitors the fast rotating rolls.

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