Press Release Summary:
Providing pass/fail output, Inspector Vision Sensor verifies completeness and quality of product regardless of angle/orientation as it comes down line. Unit features 384 x 384 resolution, IP 67 metal housing, and integrated dome light that delivers high quality images even on glossy and reflective surfaces. Applications include verifying label position, date code presence and cap inspection in packaging, as well as bowl feeder inspection and verification of part assembly.
Original Press Release:
New Vision Sensor Inspects for Defects at Any Position or Rotation of the Part
Minneapolis, Minn. - May 28, 2008 - SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced the launch of its Inspector Vision Sensor. The Inspector is an intelligent vision solution in an easy-to-use sensor package. No matter what angle or orientation the product comes down the line, the Inspector is able to verify completeness and quality, even if products vary in size by as much as 20%, something no other vision sensor can do.
The Inspector provides a simple pass/fail output, ensuring only the correct product makes it through. Plus, the Inspector is fast, able to keep up to the quickest line speeds. Applications include verifying label position, date code presence and cap inspection in packaging, as well as bowl feeder inspection and verification of part assembly.
The Inspector offers a 384 x 384 resolution and an IP 67 metal housing, ideal for the toughest environments. The Inspector comes with a unique integrated dome light that delivers high quality images even on glossy and reflective surfaces - without a complex setup.
SICK is one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With nearly 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, logistics, postal and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.