The additional product inspection costs pay dividends in many ways.
Significant savings potentials include:
Over sixty automated sorting machines are employed in Heerbrugg for standardised 100% attribute control.
Subject to the product, process or customer-specific demands, individual inspection stations are designed and built in-house at SFS intec. Depending on the particular manufacturing process involved, test and inspection operations can be either integrated into the production route, or carried out after completion of the component manufacture.
Image recognition on component shaft
Checking lengths, and/or diameters, surface defects, thread dimensions, etc.
Image recognition on component head
Checking head geometry, drill holes, cracks, surface defects, etc.
Checking for head and body cracks
Checking hardness and correct alloy
Eliminating foreign bodies and mixed parts