By John Dunlop, Technical Director, Bytronic Automation As with many of the best innovations, the development of CamView started quite naturally with a client’s request. Listening to customer needs always brings the best solutions and in this case, my listening and discussion was accompanied by an enjoyable beer and a napkin sketch at a..
Automated inspection system ensures carton integrity Ensuring bottled beer carton reliability using long wave infrared imaging October 20, 2016 Joe Fraser Glass beer bottles are typically packaged in cardboard cartons prior to storage and shipment from a brewery. In this process, a cartoning machine picks a single piece of cardboard from a stack and erects..
Bytronic Automation has recently undertaken a turnkey vision system on behalf of a household name beer brand for the inspection of the integrity of boxes used to package the beer bottles. The project involves the use of LWIR imaging and traditional colour imaging and is fully integrated into the system as the boxes emerge from..
At the manufacturing plant and distribution centre of a global consumer product manufacturer, boxes of powder products are produced and packaged ready for distribution. As part of the vital pre-shipment labelling process, approximately 150 boxes are stacked on each pallet which is then stretch wrapped before a label is printed and affixed. This ensures complete..
Very small things can cause very big problems (just consider the manflu virus). It’s not all about the large, easily visible features – as you’ll see. We recently undertook a trial to inspect metal laminates for a company that makes engine parts (mostly bearings). The components we looked at were copper/steel bimetallic strips. The metal..