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Industrial inspection of specular surfaces using a new calibration procedure
Author(s): Petra Aswendt; Roland Hofling; Soren Gartner
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Paper Abstract

The methodology of phase encoded reflection measurements has become a valuable tool for the industrial inspection of components with glossy surfaces. The measuring principle provides outstanding sensitivity for tiny variations of surface curvature so that sub-micron waviness and flaws are reliably detected. Quantitative curvature measurements can be obtained from a simple approach if the object is almost flat. 3D-objects with a high aspect ratio require more effort to determine both coordinates and normal direction of a surface point unambiguously. Stereoscopic solutions have been reported using more than one camera for a certain surface area. This paper will describe the combined double camera steady surface approach (DCSS) that is well suited for the implementation in industrial testing stations

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 June 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5856, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection IV, (13 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.621587
Show Author Affiliations
Petra Aswendt, Fraunhofer Institute IWU (Germany)
Roland Hofling, ViALUX GmbH (Germany)
Soren Gartner, Fraunhofer Institute IWU (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5856:
Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection IV
Wolfgang Osten; Christophe Gorecki; Erik L. Novak, Editor(s)

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