Automation

Position detection of car bodies in the processing line

Before a car emerges from a bodyshell, it passes through numerous stations within the production, in which fully automatic processing steps are carried out. In order to enables the processing robots to ...

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Measuring applied adhesive of tapes, plasters and Band-Aids

To ensure a homogeneous adhesive surface, capacitive displacement sensors measure the thickness of the adhesive on adhesive tapes and medical plasters. Capacitive sensors allow one-sided thickness measurement. ...

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High precision thickness measurement of silicon wafers

Capacitive displacement sensors are used for the exact thickness measurement of wafers. Two opposing sensors detect the thickness and also determine other parameters such as deflection or sawing marks. ...

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Presence detection of small parts

In assembly processes, incoming components are inspected using Micro-Epsilon fibre optic sensors. Recognising missing SMT components enables a smooth assembly process. Their flexible design allows for ...

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Thickness measurement of black rubber belts

Rubber mats for the structure sealing must exhibit a specified thickness for durability and tear resistance. The thickness of the films is measured directly after the extrusion. The optoNCDT 1750 sensors ...

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Orientation of wooden boards

In fully automated sawmills, the position of wooden boards before sawing must be determined so that they can be cut precisely. Micro-Epsilon laser displacement sensors detect the position of the boards ...

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Inspection of plate position

When printing woods with decors, optoCONTROL micrometers are used to control the positions of the plate. This prevents the printing head from colliding with the plate. These laser micrometers measure directly ...

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Inspection of wood floorboard relief

Laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are used to inspect wood reliefs. They check the groove depth and provide reliable measurement results regardless of the type of wood.

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Profile inspection of parquet flooring and baseboards

Laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are used for the profile measurement of parquet boards and baseboards. They inspect geometric characteristics such as groove height, gap dimensions and absolute dimensions ...

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Colour recognition of kitchen fronts

In order to ensure consistent colour of different front panels, colour sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The sensors inspect the colour of the kitchen fronts in the painting plant. Colour sensors ensure ...

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Dimension control of beams

For thickness and width measurement of plates, planks and beams, two optoNCDT laser sensors are used. If this arrangement is complemented by further sensors, one synchronised measurement process can combine ...

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Colour inspection and sorting of supplier parts

Before installing front aprons, Micro-Epsilon colour sensors check if the colour of the attachment matches the body colour. Different colour groups can be defined to cover all coatings.

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Colour measurement of the floorboards

Plastic floorboards are made of coloured granules and shaped by deep-drawing. After the production process, it must be guaranteed that the colour of the floorboards is homogenous and that there are no ...

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Calibrating robot axes

Industrial robots have become indispensable in modern production facilities due to their reliability and high speed. During set up and also at regular intervals within the scope of quality assurance, the ...

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