An Electronic Eye to Detect Quality Issues of Glass!

For an efficient quality control the Austrian based company SOFTSOLUTION has developed scan systems based on digital image processing which achieve excellent results for quality assurance.

Waidhofen/Ybbs - AUSTRIA, The LineScanner is able to measure and identify glass with a resolution of 400 dpi (0. 0635 mm) including the possibility to check drill hole or cut-out positions including shapes by overlapping the original CAD drawing to the scanned result.Furthermore the LineScanner is able to detect any type of surface default such as inclusions, scratches, stains, chips, coating defects and others. These tolerances for defect detections can be individually set depending on the allowed tolerances.
All this is achieved in one single scanning process. The LineScanner offers various applications and can be built to any size – it exists as a horizontal or vertical unit. Current applications include installations at tempering furnaces (measure and identify glass and display the result at the furnace exist including the possibility to print labels online (label-less production). Other applications include measuring and quality control at an IG line (vertical scanner).
Technical details: any type of size available, up to 0.5 meters / second speed, evaluation of results occurs within the normal machine cycle time, real illustration of the defect by a high resolution picture, archiving and storing of statistical defect information, little space required, powerful software. The CULLET SCANNER, a sister product of the LineScanner allows testing the fragmentation patterns of tempered glass according to various specifications (tempered, heat strengthened, Automotive, shower doors) -
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600450 An Electronic Eye to Detect Quality Issues of Glass!
Date: 13 January 2010

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