TITLE

Process Control for Dispensing Gaskets

AUTHOR(S)
VanBriesen, Axel
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Assembly;Jun2009, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests several methods to reduce process variation in automated gasket dispensing. It notes that standoffs usually used for dispensing dots of materials can also be adopted in controlling the dispense height because they have less cycle time. It recommends ultrasonics, third-dimensional (3D) stereoscopic vision, laser triangulation and tactile sensors in automatic height measurement. The article advises combining tip calibration and height measurement systems to close the control loop in dispensing.
ACCESSION #
41876476

 

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