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Modex Opto-Numerical Measurer Of External Dimensions
Author(s): J. P. Elissalde; F. Pointeau; B. Turlier
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Paper Abstract

The gathering of information by optical methods permits rapid and non-disturbing intervention at the level of the elements being tested. The measurements can be made dynamically (rapid sampling) and in difficult environments. In general the data taken must be treated so as to permit exploitation in real time, and this in a flexi-ble form so as to be adaptable to different needs. The system proposed achieves an optimized synthesis of the present technological possibilities by using, as an optronic captor, point detector cameras coupled to a piloting and treatment unit using a micro-processor. The material is entirely-static. Besides its duties of dimensional testing (surveillance of production line), the system can be connected to the production tool, in order to constantly optimize the tolerances. The simultaneous control of several production lines is possible. The profitability of the system is assured by the gain in material, decrease in rejection rate and savings on laborious tasks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 1978
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0136, 1st European Conf on Optics Applied to Metrology, (18 April 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956135
Show Author Affiliations
J. P. Elissalde, MATRA Inc. (France)
F. Pointeau, MATRA Inc. (France)
B. Turlier, MATRA Inc. (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0136:
1st European Conf on Optics Applied to Metrology
Michel H. Grosmann; Patrick Meyrueis, Editor(s)

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