Keeping you one step ahead

Image analysis for the quality assurance of commercial vehicle brakes

23 Aug 2012

Zero-defect tolerance. This is the guiding principle for disc brake production at Knorr-Bremse. An image processing system checks the correct mounting of the brakes. To ensure this for all 1,200 types in combination with 64 different inspection characteristics, the system is equipped with intelligent software and a connected data base.

Allied Vision

Stadtroda, Germany

For 25 years, Allied Vision has been helping people to be faster, more precise, and more efficient in whatever matters to them. From raising production standards to detect diseases faster, proving scientific theories true, monitoring traffic intelligently or simply knowing who crossed the finish line first – with their technology and expertise, Allied Vision helps customers to gain insight by seeing more and hence be more successful in what they do.

Schneider Kreuznach

Bad Kreuznach, Germany

Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH is a worldwide recognised manufacturer of high-performance lenses and filters as well as optical and mechanical components for industrial applications. The parent company is located in Bad Kreuznach/Germany with subsidiaries in Germany, Asia and the US.

Teledyne DALSA

Waterloo, Canada

Teledyne DALSA is one of the largest companies serving the machine vision industry and is unique in that it is vertically integrated; from sensor design and manufacture, through image capture and processing, to software for imaging optimisations and analysis.


Freiburg, Germany

Since being founded in 1985, Z-Laser has been an innovative manufacturer of intelligent laser technologies in the fields of metrology, industrial machine vision, positioning, and medical technology.

Allied Vision Manta - Progressive scan cameras with Gigabit Ethernet interface
  • Digital cameras with CCD or CMOS sensors
  • Monochrome or colour models available
  • Resolutions from 0.3 Megapixel (VGA) up to 12 Megapixel
  • Gigabit Ethernet interface
Teledyne DALSA Sherlock - Machine vision software for industry
  • Advanced, yet simple application development software for rapid solutions
  • High inspection speeds with excellent flexibility
  • For inspection, measurement and 100% monitoring
Schneider Kreuznach compact C-mount lenses
  • Compact precision lenses with colour correction in the visible range
  • Ideally suited for colour cameras and measuring applications
  • Focal lengths from 10mm
Z-Laser ZM18-LP - Line laser with Powell lens
  • Focusable optics: single line, Powell lens
  • Compact and robust housing
  • Different output levels and aperture angles available