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Checking for adhering piston chips

Checking for adhering piston chips

Detecting chips in piston grooves.

Machine vision equipment uses backlight illumination to detect chips in the grooves.


Parts were previously inspected visually causing results to vary by person. Using machine vision equipment makes it possible to do quantitative inspections of all parts, without missing any defects larger than 0.5 mm (0.02)."


  • Offering a lineup of up to 21 megapixel area cameras and 8K line scan cameras, the XG Series contains powerful vision system technology providing flexibility and power to solve a wide range of applications.

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