Glass production

Presence monitoring and identification of bottles

Laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are used for high speed and fully automatic inspection of empty containers at bottlers and breweries. For this application, the Micro-Epsilon agent Tipteh has designed ...

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Marking detection on cosmetics bottles

Before the printing process, a reference mark is embossed into the bottles. Due to the depression of the embossment, the color of the reference mark deviates slightly from the rest of the bottle surface. ...

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Measuring the curvature of lenses

In order to meet production tolerances, the contour of optical lenses such as eyeglass lenses or objectives, confocal chromatic sensors are used. Based on the distance values, statements about the surface ...

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Measuring the center thickness of lenses

In order to meet production tolerances, the center thickness of optical lenses such as eyeglass lenses or objectives is measured using confocal chromatic sensors. The measurement is performed from one ...

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Wall thickness measurement of container glass

With the wall thickness and roundness measurements in star wheel inspection machines, a fast measuring rate is required in order to support the ongoing process. Micro-Epsilon’s confocal chromatic ...

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Temperature monitoring from the melting material to the cooling process

After the tin bath, flat glass has a temperature of approx. 600 °C. At the transition to the cooling zone and in the other subsequent cooling zones, thermoIMAGER infrared cameras are used for temperature ...

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Gap monitoring of safety glass

For quality control and process control during the production of safety glass, confocal chromatic displacement sensors with a multi-peak function are used. Confocal chromatic sensors from Micro-Epsilon ...

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Roundness of bottles

With the roundness measurement of container glass, a fast measuring rate is required in order to support the ongoing process. Confocal chromatic sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used for thickness measurements ...

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Plunger stroke in IS machines

For 24-hour operation in the glass production involving more than 5 million measuring cycles pear year, Micro-Epsilon has developed an inductive EDS displacement sensor. This sensor determines the exact ...

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Color measurements of glass shades

The color is the crucial and visually distinctive feature of glass products. This is particularly true with natural and recycled raw materials based on varying compositions, where continuous and objective ...

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Planarity and thickness of display and flat glass

For the production of display glass, glass sheets with consistent thickness are required. The production process is regulated based on the measured results. Confocal chromatic sensors from Micro-Epsilon ...

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Thickness of glass coatings

Glasses are often reinforced with safety and security films which provide increased splinter protection. In order to measure the film layer and to determine the thickness of the applied adhesive, confocal ...

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Surface inspection of display glass

Fully-automatic defect detection on shiny surfaces is based on deflectometry systems. Extremely small inclusions or defects are detected reliably.

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Edge measurement of glass

In many handling processes, precise positioning of glass sheets is required. The position of the sheets is determined via the detection of the glass edges. Laser profile sensors from Micro-Epsilon measure ...

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Distance control of print heads for glass printing

When printing on materials such as glass and ceramics, very fine detailed structures are applied on the carrier material, which requires precise positioning of the print head. For distance measurements, ...

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Non-contact temperature measurement when shaping container glass

In container glass production, the process relevant temperature must be inspected at different points. Non-contact temperature sensors are used during the shaping process that involves temperatures in ...

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Bottom thickness measurement of container glass

With the wall thickness and roundness measurements in star wheel inspection machines, a fast measuring rate is required in order to support the ongoing process. Micro-Epsilon’s confocal chromatic ...

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Distance measurement onto anti-reflective coated glass

Anti-reflective coated glass is inspected during the coating process using laser-optical displacement sensors from Micro-Epsilon in order to determine undulations and torsion. The planarity of the coated ...

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