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Noncontact ultrasonic liquid-level measurement of drink cans
Author(s): Stephen Dixon; Christopher Edwards; Stuart B. Palmer
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a non-contact ultrasound system that has been used to measure liquid level in beverage containers at rates of up to 20 per second. The system is both a more accurate and environmentally friendly alternative to the existing gamma-ray based inspection systems. A viable non- contact on-line ultrasonic technique is demonstrated which has potential applications outside the packaging industry.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3589, Process Control and Sensors for Manufacturing II, (4 February 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.339969
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Stephen Dixon, Univ. of Warwick (United Kingdom)
Christopher Edwards, Univ. of Warwick (United Kingdom)
Stuart B. Palmer, Univ. of Warwick (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3589:
Process Control and Sensors for Manufacturing II
David M. Pepper, Editor(s)

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