Laser line profile sensors solve a myriad of inspection and measurement tasks

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Whether your task is to check alignment, guide robots, confirm weld quality, capture surface features or monitor key dimensions like gap, flushness or step changes then scanCONTROL sensors from Micro-Epsilon could well be the answer.

When asked the question, ‘What is the most common application for Laser Line profile sensors?’ the answer will vary greatly depending on the industry you are in.

2D/3D laser line profile scanners from Micro-Epsilon are being used for a wide variety of inspection and measurement tasks across a broad range of industries. The integrated SMART functions for profile analysis make it easy for end users to integrate and the access to raw profile data make it perfect for system integrators too.

Micro Epsilon asserts that its laser profile sensor from the scanCONTROL series are among the highest performing profile sensors in the world with respect to accuracy and measuring rate. The wide selection of models and measurement ranges enable engineers to solve many industrial applications. Smart laser scanners with integrated data processing, enable users to solve common measurement applications without the need for external data processing. For more complex applications, sensors with programmable software commands are available for integrators.

Inline quality inspection

With the scanCONTROL 3000 and the new scanCONTROL 3002 series, precise inline 3D measurements are now possible using our 3D Inspect software. Scans are performed by moving the scanner or the target. Due to their low weight, the scanners are ideally suited both for robotic applications and inline production monitoring. These 3D laser scanners are characterised by high dynamics, absolute precision and their compact size.

The scanCONTROL 3D laser scanners are based on the latest GigE Vision and GenICam standards and can therefore be integrated into a wide range of image processing environments. The powerful 3DInspect software is available for parameter setting, evaluation and output.

Laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are available with a red laser diode or with the patented Blue Laser Technology. Laser scanners with blue laser line offer benefits for profile measurements on red-hot glowing metals, as well as transparent and organic surfaces. While allowing significantly higher stability, the blue-violet laser beam does not penetrate the measuring object.

Measurement tasks involving blue laser scanners measuring on red-hot glowing measurement objects exceeding 700 °C and transparent objects such as glass and plastics are protected by patent law. The scanCONTROL laser scanners achieve excellent signal stability and thus precise measurement results on these surfaces.

Click here for more information and to request a demonstration on the Micro-Epsilon 2d/3d scanCONTROL series and software.

Micro Epsilon UK Limited

No. 1 Shorelines Building
Shore Road
CH41 1AU

+44 (0)151 355 6070

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