Vision system checks web tension

Customized smart cameras and lighting team with off-the-shelf software to monitor tension during processing.

Jul 31st, 2006

Customized smart cameras and lighting team with off-the-shelf software to monitor tension during processing.

Web inspection has numerous applications beyond checking colorimetry to make sure inks are properly applied to papers, films, and packages, or performing OCR, template, or geometric pattern searches. Web inspection can also be used to check the physical performance of the printing press, web, or extrusion machine-in particular, the tension of the web during processing.

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