Food & Beverage Industry - Machine Vision Applications

Food & Beverage Industry - Machine Vision Applications

Presense/Absence Candy Cane Inspection

Customer requests the inspection of completed candy cane boxes to ensure that the box is full and that the proper sticker/label is on the front of the box.

Ink Printed Lot/Date Code on Pudding Cups

Check for the presence of black ink jet printing on the exterior of white and clear pudding cups with multiple colored puddings already in the cup.

Palletizing/Packaging – Pick & Place

The goal of this application is to properly illuminate packaged cases of canned and bottled products so that a robot may properly pick up the item and place it correctly on a pallet.

Water Bottle Cap, Seal and Fill Inspection

The subject of this application is to inspect multiple objectives on a bottled water product. The inspection includes the, presence of the bottle cap, the proper application of the bottle cap, the safety seal, and fill level.

Water Bottle Lot Code Inspection

The subject of this application is a bottled water product. The inspection includes the verification of an ink based lot & date code printed on the side of an angled and curved plastic surface.

Robotic Pick and Place Case Packing System

The subject of this application is to offers manufacturers a clean-sheet approach to case packing with the capability to pack pouches in the latest shelf-ready cases as well as traditional interleaved shippers.

Inspect the Caps on Bottles at 900ppm

The EPIC Vision System purpose is to inspect the caps on bottles at a part rate of 900 ppm in a food environment (washdown requirements). The Vision System inspects the following features: High Cap, Cocked Cap, Tamper Band, Pull Up, OCR of printed Date Code on top of cap and Print Presence.

Whiskey Barrel Heads

In whiskey barrel manufacturing, white oak planks too small for barrel staves are used to manufacture barrel heads. In our application workers assemble the non-uniform pieces of wood in an arrangement large enough to be cut into a head. The pieces are arranged on an assembly table complimented by a Smart Vision Lights LED projector.

KEG Inspection System

KEG inspection system automates the process of inspecting beer kegs for leakage. It is an optical inspection solution and is used to check keg seals for any leaks before kegs are finally packaged and shipped from the brewery. Expected goal of this project was to avoid customers complaints by detecting leaking at an early stage and save money.