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Defect management

Thursday 27th April, 2017

The primary goal of any business is to prevent defects in the first place. Realistically this is not always feasible, the next best option is to detect defects as soon as possible to prevent further waste and to reduce the financial impact. Shelton offer defect management solutions that catch faults at the earliest possible point. […]

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Garment quality control

Monday 24th April, 2017

We enable our customers to increase sales and build trust with their customers. It is important for every company to maintain a high level of quality in everything that they produce. In the garment industry, garment quality control is practised right from the initial stage of sourcing raw materials to the stage of a final […]

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Defect classification

Thursday 23rd March, 2017

Shelton’s machine vision solutions allow our customers to identify and classify defects. We build tailor made machine vision applications that identify defects and segment them into bespoke classifications. Image segmentation refers to the process of dividing image into groups with similar characteristics. The following steps are carried out prior to the defect classification: Line scan cameras acquire the image Image […]

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Cut from a different cloth

Thursday 9th March, 2017

Here are some snippets from our feature ‘Cut from a different cloth’ in the latest edition of Imaging & machine vision, Europe’s only dedicated magazine for design and production engineers working in the scientific imaging and machine vision market. “A textile factory with 200 looms will have around 20 dying machines, three heat setting machines, […]

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Machine vision goes nuclear

Tuesday 28th February, 2017

Machine vision technology has always been associated with saving time and improving efficiency, now civil engineers from Purdue University in the US have created a machine vision based system which could improve safety at nuclear power plants. The system would detect tiny cracks in nuclear reactors, the vision system is claimed to be more reliable […]

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