The vision will verify that the correct bumper is installed on the vehicle.
The style select is provided by photo-eyes looking at the chasse.
A disused vision system from the old T-Bird line will be reconfigured and deployed for this application.
No broadcast interface is required.
The buzz-word often associated with 2 D Code Reading is Traceability.
The system is used to ensure two things; first that the quality of the etching meets the AIM Standard and secondly it reads the code to insure that the correct torque converter is installed into the appropriate transmission.
The camera reads the code and transmits it an EMS station where it is compared to the information read off the transmission carrier’s RF tag.
The system is used to verify that the brake caliper installed matches the plant build schedule.
The caliber types are different colors, black and gold.
The system uses a standard mono camera and histogram tool to measure the grey level of the caliper imaged.
Lighting is foreground high frequency florescent.
This system is used to verify that the catalytic converter installed on the vehicle matches the plant build schedule.
The different converters types have unique labels.
Installed as mono cameras
Ford added additional converter types so we upgraded to color cameras.
Long stand-off, 10 feet
Additional cameras added to verify Brake calipers
The vision verifies the correct style hub, 2WD vs. 4WD, is on the vehicle. Style select is provided by the plant broadcast.
Disc vs. Drum verification feature added before install.
Unexpected bonus – the system catches missing hub nuts.