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Article | March 8, 2011
Cognex Corporation: Vision sensor inspects 6,000 parts/minute
The Checker® 4G Series of vision sensors from Cognex offers powerful and easy-to-use setup and comes with Ethernet networking for remote setup and monitoring, PLC communication through EtherNet/IP and PROFINET, and the ability to save inspection images to an FTP server.
Checker 4G allows the user to configure the sensor as a presence sensor or measurement sensor to inspect and error-proof the manufacturing process. In either mode, there is limitless part inspection. With patented part detection technology Checker sensors are also able to detect and inspect over 6,000 parts/min. in varying positions along the production line.
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