3D part localization by SICK

Quickly picking the box

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When it comes to automation solutions, there are two wishes at the top of every company’s list: An increase in productivity and less strenuous work for the employees. Georg Fischer in Herzogenburg (Austria) has put both into practice – the versatile PLB robot guidance system from SICK facilitates a robot to overtake the heavy duty work, and thanks to the speed of PLB, also does this in a highly efficient manner. Identifying, gripping, picking – this is how fast and reliable bin-picking is done.   Continue reading

Inline Quality Control using Turnkey Vision Solutions

When Machines can Monitor Themselves

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Consistent quality, very few rejects, reliable part and batch tracking, added transparency: The use of vision sensors for quality control directly in the production process offers a number of benefits. Depending on the task at hand, you need to have the right vision solutions, which allow for quick and efficient integration into your machine.  Continue reading

Ranger 3D Vision Camera unlocks Opportunities

Maximum Performance Thanks to Additional Height Monitoring

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scanware electronic GmbH in Bickenbach, Germany, develops and manufactures inspection systems for the 3D quality control of pharmaceutical products during the packing process. Nowadays, 2D cameras are no longer up to the inspection tasks set by packaging machine manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. That’s why, for ten years now, scanware has relied on the high-resolution, versatile Ranger 3D vision camera from SICK when it comes to developing custom solutions. The extremely high speed during the transmission of the line profiles can even keep up with especially fast-paced packaging machines – meaning that quality doesn’t fall by the wayside. Continue reading

A PROGRAMMABLE SICK CAMERA CONTROLS ROBOT ARMS AND FINGERS

FOR THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FINGERTIP PRECISION

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At the test labs in one of the world’s largest and most cutting-edge dishwasher factories, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH has invested in a fully automated robot to conduct lifecycle tests on dishwasher panels. This robot is actively controlled by a programmable camera. The robot takes over all aspects of operating the machine, relieving strain from the testing Team. Continue reading