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EIGHT TIPS FOR MACHINE VISION LIGHTING
 
Eight Tips for Choosing Optimal Machine Vision Lighting
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT LIGHT

Proper lighting is critical to the success of a machine vision application, and should be the first consideration when setting up a system. A well-planned lighting solution will result in better system performance and save time, effort, and money in the long run. This white paper offers the following tips for choosing the optimal lighting solution for a machine vision application:

1.  Use Bright Light to Detect Missing Material
2.  Use Appropriate Wavelength for Accurate Component Placement
3.  Use Non-Diffused Light to Detect Cracks in Glass
4.  Use Diffused Light to Inspect Transparent Packaging
5.  Use Color to Create Contrast
6.  Use Strobed Light for Rapidly Moving Parts
7.  Use Infrared Light to Eliminate Reflections
8.  Use Infrared Light to Diminish Color Variation

 
 


 
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