SICK sensor solutions: Making sure the contents actually match the label

The perfect way to monitor labels for vegetable oils and fats

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Every amateur cook knows that you have to use the right oil and fat for optimum results. As well as having basic cooking skills, the cook needs to know that an oil bottle or packet of cooking fat actually contains what it says on the label. Florin, a company based in Muttenz, provides certainty in this regard thanks to vision sensors, photoelectric sensors and bar code readers from SICK.   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

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

Fully Automated Position and Assembly Control

Sensor and camera technology from SICK in use at Ford

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SICK supplies image-based code readers and vision sensors for fully automated position and assembly control as well as for visual guidance of robots. This equipment features in a system for screwing airbag modules and tailgate strikers into place by RESA Systems, which is used by the automotive manufacturer Ford at its plant in Cologne, Germany. Continue reading

Packaging machines for tea bags

This is how tea should taste

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Tea with a pure, natural taste: That is every tea drinker’s dream. And now, thanks to the Italian company TEAMAC, that dream can become reality. The machine manufacturer provides environmentally friendly packaging solutions for tea, which preserve the natural, unadulterated flavor of the beverage. All of the sensor technology in the packaging machines is supplied by SICK. Continue reading