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Packaged Product Counting System

Categories: Case Studies, Consumer Product Packaging|

Automated Inspection System Overview VAIA Technologies has designed and integrated an Automated Inspection System for a major feminine care manufacturer to inspect stacks of feminine pads for the correct pad count before they are packaged into bags. The Automated Inspection System was integrated with a 3rd party packaging system. The client had been using a check-weighing [...]

Inspection of Medical Products for Assembly Verification

Categories: Case Studies, Medical Industry|

Problem Statement: The component being inspected is a medical device. Automated inspection is of primary importance to the client. Prior to using VAIA’s more advanced integrated inspection system, each medical device was already being inspected using machine vision, but the system: 1) Used a lower resolution monochrome inspection image that made it difficult to inspect small [...]

Video: Inline Precision Metrology of Stamped Metal Parts

Categories: blog, Metrology|


Video: 3-D Metrology of Automotive Crush Pad

Categories: Automotive Industry, blog, Metrology|


Inspection of Individual Connectors in a Large Backplane Array

Categories: Case Studies, Electronics Industry|

Problem Statement: A large backplane connector array, over a meter in length and comprised of dozens of individual connectors, was being manually inspected to measure the true position of hundreds of individual signal pins and shield pins, relative to a specified datum point on each connector. This large backplane connection system is used in computer [...]

3D Inspection of Structural Foam Parts

Categories: Automotive Industry, Case Studies|

Problem Statement: An automobile component manufacturer had an inconsistent, inaccurate, and labor intensive manual inspection process that resulted in out-of-specification product being delivered to its automobile manufacturer customers. These product ‘escapes’ were causing major rework activity and sometimes resulted in batch rejection by the customer. Catching the bad product prior to shipment was made even more [...]

Inspection of Foil Lids and Seals on Fruit and Juice Cups

Categories: Case Studies, Food & Beverage Industry|

Using statistical sampling, inspection is not enough to determine whether a cup is likely to become a “leaker." It contains small channels within the foil lid such that air can get in (spoiling the product) or applesauce can get out, causing a mess and returned product. If a customer detects leakers, an [...]

3D Machine Vision Inspection of Baked Bread

Categories: Case Studies, Food & Beverage Industry|

A bakery relies on statistical manual inspection, basically sampling multiple loaves from the production line on a regular basis to detect process issues that affect the quality of the product shipped. These inspections would typically include: Inspect the coverage of any toppings or coatings applied, such as grains or seeds Measure the size of the loaf [...]