Suitable for machine lighting, visual inspection stations, and general industrial area lighting, Banner Engineering’s WLA Series Encapsulated Area Lights are powerful, solid-state LED lights completely encapsulated in optically clear polyurethane—enhancing chemical compatibility and increasing resistance to shock and vibrations.
Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is being used with increasing frequency in the packaging industry. The reason for its popularity lies in the fact that the metric is easy to understand and relatively easy to apply. However, it is also easy to misuse. Here’s how to avoid doing so.
It's getting harder to justify manual inspection as new-tech systems such as multi-camera 'stitching' Cognex systems enter the market—especially for cylindrical containers, according to Jeremy Opperman of Clarke Engineering.