Automated Surface Inspection

Improve quality with automated visual inspection

Monday 14th August, 2017

Manual inspection costs can be reduced by introducing an automated visual inspection system to your business. For manufacturers across all industries, an automated system and process can be highly customised in order to meet specific machinery needs.

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Remain competitive

With any human process, manual inspection is prone to error. As the manufacturing industry become more competitive, ensuring products are of the highest standard are key to acquiring new customers and keeping hold of current ones.

Automated quality inspection allows your business to be more accurate and consistent, ensuring high-quality levels are met.

Build trust

Continued high levels of waste due to poor quality can impact your bottom line.

Product quality builds trust and makes your products more in-demand.

Mistakes made in a large production run can have the following effects:

  • A loss in the cost of scrapped materials
  • Lost production time
  • Missed service level agreements (SLA’s)
  • Crisis resolution time and support

Automated visual inspection can minimise costs by highlights issues immediately.


Machine vision systems are a one-time investment. Over the lifetime of the system, it will amount to significant cost-savings compared to the cost of labour associated with a manual quality inspection process. Machine vision systems also increase the sales value of goods that you produce by minimising waste and eliminating claims.

Outside of cost savings, machine vision systems allow you to project your level of control to your existing and potential customers.

Improve your workflow efficiency with Shelton

Automated quality assurance allows greater workflow efficiency. It boosts your bottom line by saving money on wasted materials and improving the efficiency of the whole business. If you would like an informal chat about your automated inspection needs please call Shelton Vision on +44 (0) 116 279 0920 or complete our contact form.

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