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Title:
NEEDLE AUTOMATIC INSPECTION DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JPH08178859
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

PURPOSE: To prevent an inspection mistake from occurring, and at the same time, save the man-power for an inspection operation by automatically and rapidly performing inspection.

CONSTITUTION: A camera 5 for shooting a number of needles 10 erected at a needle pate 11 to be used for needling one by one, is provided at a head 3 of a three-axis rectangular coordinate robot 2. A projection plate 6 for making the image clear and a needle detection sensor 7 for detecting the needles, and a stroboscope 8 are further mounted to the head 3. The head is successively moved for every one row in X direction and the image pick-up direction of camera is changed by a rotary device 4, the image of the needle is picked up for both X and Y direction, the needle shade at the tip is subjected to image processing, and bending, breaking, and tip defect are compared with tolerances, thus detecting faulty needles.


Inventors:
Miyashita, Kazuhisa
Application Number:
JP1994000335705
Publication Date:
July 12, 1996
Filing Date:
December 20, 1994
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NIPPON FELT CO LTD
CHIYODA CORP
International Classes:
G01B11/24; D04H18/00; D04H18/02; G01B11/245; G01B11/255; G01N21/84; G01N21/88; G06T1/00; G06T7/00; G08B25/00; (IPC1-7): G01N21/88; G01B11/24; G06T7/00; G08B25/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
大島 陽一