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Detecting gear notch angles

Detecting gear notch angles

Measuring notch angles to control parts so they are assembled at the correct angle.

The Trend Edge Tools can find the best fit circle that correlates with a part and then locate the center position. By detecting the notches in a workpiece at the same time,the XG is able to do high-speed, high-precision rotation angle detection.


Previously, the workpiece was rotated and a fiber sensor was used to detect the notch in order to correct the angle. This method had problems since positioning was time consuming and a drift in the center positions of parts caused detection errors. The XG is able to correct these issues.


  • 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.

  • The XG Series offers programming directly with the controller or advanced programming using the optional Vision Editor development software.

  • High Performance, Icon-driven system with easy-to-use tools for simple setup by any user.

  • The CV-5000 Series has the largest number of camera types for its class, letting you select the optimum camera for a wide range of applications.

  • Providing the ultimate flexibility with a wide variety of camera choices using the industry's highest-performance image processing engine.

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