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Laser light stripe measurements assure correct piston assembly
Author(s): Norbert Stein; Heiko Frohn
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Paper Abstract

Two VIKON-3D optical inspection systems assure the correct assembly of piston rings and guard rings in a new Volkswagen piston/rod assembly line. Both systems use laser light stripe measurements to locate and identify the relevant parts with high accuracy. The piston ring assembly is checked dynamically in video real time using laser light stripe and parallel projection techniques. In addition structured light is used to verify the correct piston/rod assembly. Both inspection systems are fully integrated into the manufacturing line. All types of pistons assembled can be checked without any mechanical changes to the measurement setup.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1989, Computer Vision for Industry, (17 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164874
Show Author Affiliations
Norbert Stein, VITRONIC (Germany)
Heiko Frohn, VITRONIC (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1989:
Computer Vision for Industry
Donald W. Braggins, Editor(s)

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