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Laser Inspection Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of laser inspection system manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top laser inspection system manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find laser inspection system companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture laser inspection systems to your companies specifications. Then contact the laser inspection system companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of laser inspection systems, laser scanning services, laser inspection equipment, or customized laser inspections of every type, this is the resource for you.

Leading Companies:

  • Avon, IN 317-272-2577

    Decision Technology is a reliable, experienced provider of machine vision systems and related engineering, integration and services. Our cost-effective machine vision solutions cover a wide range of applications and technologies, and include complete turn-key systems as well as consulting.

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  • Florence, KY 859-371-5070

    When it comes to machine vision systems, we have the tools to get the job done right. We work hard to provide the best solutions and products to meet our customers’ demand. It is our goal to work with you from start to finish on all aspects of design and production. We will do our best to provide the solution to even your most challenging requirements. Find out more by contacting us today!

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  • Holland, MI 616-399-2168

    At JR Automation, we have experience providing solutions for machine vision applications ranging from quality inspections, flexible-feeding systems, optical character recognition, to 3D scanning. No matter the size of your product, we have the proven expertise to develop solutions that can meet our customer demands, and remain at the forefront of automation technologies.

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  • Hackensack, NJ 866-447-6987

    Our digital microscope vision system is for maximum inspection and is one of the machine vision systems we offer. The testing, inspection and measurement equipment offered allows the user a view at the highest power available at different angles. Optical 3-D microscopes are used for research applications.

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  • Minneapolis, MN 800-809-7043

    Our machine vision systems are used around the world in millions of applications. We believe in creating products that work, and our customers trust us to create innovative and effective designs they can rely on. You will find that we face even the most difficult challenges with ease. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you!

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Laser Inspection Industry Information

Laser Inspection

Laser inspection is one of the most common uses for machine vision as it provides heightened quality control assurance with speed and precision unmatched by a human workforce. This technology introduces an opportunity for manufacturing quality, uniform, and consistent products to a degree not easily achieved with human or other optical inspection systems.

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Applications for Laser Inspection

Laser inspection involves the use of a specific type of photoelectric sensor that employs a highly focused beam of light to detect surface defects at a microscopic level, count parts as they move through production and scan codes or serial numbers as needed for a given application. While other vision inspection systems are also used to this extent, many industries prefer lasers that offer non-destructive mechanical and structural evaluation for parts, equipment, repairs, and products. Aerospace, warehouse, pharmaceutical, automotive, food processing, communications, and retail industries rely heavily upon laser inspection services in conjunction with vision sensors and software. With such broad capabilities, it is important to consider the performance specifications of a given laser inspection system with regard to its intended use in the industrial or commercial sector. Common concerns include sensing mode, detecting range, position measurement window, resolution, available memory, and response time. Properly applied laser inspection technology allows for the partial or fully automated sequencing of in-process and in-line testing and surveillance of products and materials.

How Lasers Work

The word laser is actually an acronym for "light amplification of stimulated emission of radiation." While many different wavelengths and types of lasers are widely available, they share common features. The light produced by a laser is coherent, monochromatic, and highly directional. Furthermore, these beams do not expand over long distances as does ordinary light. This is important as it allows the extreme accuracy required in laser inspection applications. However, accurate results are not achieved by the use of lasers alone. Instead, the devices are used in conjunction with vision sensors, processors, and vision software to provide manufacturers with the complete data set for an object, component, or material. The function of these photoelectric emitters and receivers is relatively straightforward. A mirror is used to direct a focused beam of consistent wavelength towards the item's surface to be examined. The light is then reflected back in varying amounts and intensities measured by pre-programmed software that collects the data and translates it into a user-friendly readout. Fully automated systems go a step further and use this data to engage machines or robotics to remove defective components or sort parts as needed. Some laser inspection applications require that every item be passed under the device, while others select samples at random. Although the latter leaves some room for error, it is sufficient in most settings and still provides more adequate coverage than visual inspections by the workforce.