Most surface inspection and quality checks are performed visually. OK / NOK decisions can never be free of errors or performed at the required processing speed when made on the basis of the human eye. Critical surfaces are inspected automatically for errors. This is performed without fatigue and objectively using the deflectrometry measurement procedure with reflectCONTROL systems from ATENSOR.
The increasing demands on flexibility and process reliability in production processes are taking conventional automation technology to its limits. Object and location detecting robots offer a solution for such processing steps as automated sand-blasting, cleaning, painting, milling, grinding and welding. The systems work either with an automatic track planning option or can be optimized by the user.
The LS1 ATENSOR permits the efficient use of robots, even with small lot sizes.
Inspection and measurement systems for use on production lines
Product quality can be ensured most effectively where products are created: during the ongoing process. Systems of the dimensionCONTROL series are designed for production lines that are highly throughput-intensive. They use high resolution laser triangulation sensors. Possible applications range from profile measurements of weld and adhesive beads, and to automatic surface inspection and parts measurement on the μm-scale.
Automatic measurement allows processes to be optimized and avoids costly rework.