Fully-automatic X-ray inspection machine
Jacobsen Real-Time X-Ray Machinery Inc.
MAXIknuckle™ ADR is a fully automated x-ray inspection system of different types of knuckles.
Robot takes the part from the tray and presents parts to vision system which
1. Identifies parts
2. Identifies orientation of part
3. Finds large visible defects
4. Finds short shots
5. Verifies serial number after getting serial number on print station
If not prevoisuly rejected (short shots etc.) robot places parts on X-ray rotating table in parts holder. After X-ray inspection, if parts are defective, label is attached to the parts either inside X-ray cabinet or outside on "Reject" station. The complete loading/unloading and visuall as well as x-ray evaluation is executed automatically and no human operator is involved.
This system is suitable for fully automatic inspection of any complex part. Different parts require design changes to the loading and unloading station.