Enable component matching and label verification without artwork redesign.
OCR Front Recognition
Precise recognition of printed text on product surfaces
Utilisation of advanced algorithms to improve inspection accuracy over time
2D Code Inspection
Thorough assessment of 2D codes to ensure readability and integrity
In-line camera captures product images, matches shapes using reference image
Vision inspection solutions – why work with Harford Control
Camera systems play a vital role in ensuring product quality and compliance. Through the partnership with Visicon, Harford Control combines our extensive experience and technical expertise, ensuring that we can deliver the highest quality solutions and service that both companies are renowned for.
Harford Control’s closer relationship with Visicon demonstrates our joint commitment to continuous improvement and our dedication to providing integrated solutions to customers worldwide.
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What is vision inspection in manufacturing?
Vision inspection is a technology-driven process that uses cameras, sensors, and image processing algorithms to perform automated visual inspections of products during the manufacturing process. It can detect defects, measure dimensions, identify missing components, and verify product quality based on predefined criteria. Vision inspection systems provide fast, accurate, and reliable inspection results.
Why is vision inspection important in manufacturing?
Vision inspection plays a crucial role in manufacturing by ensuring product quality, consistency, and compliance with specifications. It can detect even subtle defects and variations that may be difficult to identify with the human eye. Vision inspection systems enhance production efficiency, reduce manual inspection errors, and help manufacturers maintain high-quality standards.
What are the benefits of implementing vision inspection?
Implementing vision inspection offers numerous benefits, including improved product quality, increased inspection speed, reduced labour costs, enhanced process efficiency, and minimized product recalls. Vision inspection systems provide reliable and objective inspection results, enabling manufacturers to achieve higher levels of accuracy, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
What types of defects can vision inspection detect?
Vision inspection systems can detect various types of defects, including surface flaws, scratches, cracks, colour variations, misalignments, missing components, and incorrect labelling. The systems use advanced image processing algorithms to analyse captured images and compare them with reference standards to identify any deviations or anomalies that may indicate defects.
How does vision inspection contribute to process improvement?
Vision inspection contributes to process improvement by providing real-time feedback on product quality and production processes. It helps identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement, enabling manufacturers to optimize their manufacturing processes, reduce defects, minimize waste, and enhance overall process efficiency and effectiveness.