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Reader for industrial imprint checking

July 2011 Sensors & Transducers

A ‘best before date’ imprint of faultless quality is an essential requirement in the modern supply chain for perishable goods, as a single error can cause an entire batch to be returned with all the associated losses.

To facilitate this, Baumer has introduced its VeriSens ID-110 vision sensor to enable faulty imprints to be detected reliably and discharged in time. The sensor uses highly efficient algorithms to read and evaluate plain text, an additional feature which amplifies the already familiar matrix and barcode reading functions of VeriSens ID-100 and VeriSens XF-200.

Apart from reading texts and numbers, its manifold possibilities include functions to compare desired and actual states of predefined content as well as evaluation of the imprint quality. Since it reads even dot-matrix characters reliably, VeriSens ID-110 is ideal for controlling the quality of end packaging and, for example, can be implemented directly after the imprinting process.

Industrial connectivity such as Ethernet and digital I/Os simplify uncomplicated plant integration of these ruggedly IP67 protected devices.



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