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Create the perfect cutting plan

Tuesday 20th December, 2016

We offer machine vision solutions that help you reduce your overall costs and increase your yield. The pressure on manufacturers to reduce wastage and costs has never been higher. Shelton Vision offers a solution that identifies and grades defects in real-time during production. Human inspection can work, but it will never be as consistent as […]

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Automated inspection and the automotive industry

Saturday 10th December, 2016

Machine vision technology can benefit every aspect of the automotive industry, from inspecting soft interiors to the raw materials that make up the key components. Every industry is represented during the manufacturing of automobiles, from electrical wiring to machinery and everything in between. With the advances in machine vision technology, increasingly more faults are picked […]

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Cutting plan optimisation for increased returns

Wednesday 30th November, 2016

An aim for most manufacturing companies is to reduce costs and increase output, Shelton’s machine vision systems allow this to happen. In the past, large fabric inspection machines were used to highlight defects during production. These slower speeds allowed human inspectors to check for defects. This process is slow and runs the risk of human […]

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Line scan cameras and continuous inspection

Wednesday 16th November, 2016

Line scan cameras are traditionally used when continuous materials need to be examined and analysed at high speeds. WebSPECTOR, Shelton Visions machine vision solution, uses multiple line scan cameras and a variety of illumination to enable a full range of defect detection. When inspecting materials at extremely high speeds during the manufacturing process, line scan […]

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Managing manufacturing defects

Monday 31st October, 2016

Shelton Vision apply high resolution defect detection to any surface, which allows our machine vision systems to detect the smallest of manufacturing defects at very high speeds. Generic inspection systems often have the following drawbacks: Low resolution images that don’t pick up on minute details such as cracks, tiny marks and other potential issues Generally, only one […]

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