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.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
The TabletProof 360˚vision inspection system from Optel Vision and Aylward offers pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging companies a simultaneous 360° inspection of each and every pill, tablet, or gel capsule with a speed up to 2000 products/min.
Shuttleworth vision systems are simple to integrate and are flexible and robust. Simulation procedures early in the design stage enable testing of multiple options to identify the product combination that best fits the application. Shuttleworth’s 360 degree approach to vision lowers risk and ensure optimum throughput. Booth # N-4010
A demo of the In-Sight 7000 vision system at the Cognex booth demonstrates how the company's new Autofocus mechanism allows for automatic adjustment of focal lengths for packages of varying heights without the need for manual adjustment of the camera.
See it at PACK EXPO Booth #7103! The Manta camera/laser sorter from Key Technology uses two ejector systems, and three-way sorting that allows food processors to produce a high-quality finished product without losing recoverable off-grade product or requiring additional expense to separately re-sort the waste stream.
Microscan’s IPAK-SE2 Stainless Steel Enclosure for its Visionscape I-PAK machine vision inspection system is designed to meet the specific needs of pharmaceutical manufacturers, and features a new, sleek, and compact box with a larger touch screen display and a more capable PC for easy operability and efficiency.
SensorView 2 from Cognex is a new smart display for Checker machine vision sensors that allows production engineers to fully configure, test and monitor Checker 4G vision sensors, without a PC being required at any stage.