Vision Guided Robotic Marking Cell for Automotive Industry

The main goal of the project was to mark and print welded metal water cooling pipes as requested by

The vision system has two main duties. First, Quality checks all pipes, checking all required shapes and sizes of clips and then measuring the dimension differences between the products. These differences are transferred to the robot which is offsetting the printing positions. The system includes a Videojet printer, which is included in the system’s communication network as well.

supplied by VideoJet

  • Customer: Benteler
  • Date of development: 2013
  • Project duration: 3 months
  • Mechanical design with Solidworks
  • ABB IRC1400 6 axis robot
  • PLC, Safety system, Drives by Omron
  • Vision by Omron
  • Inkjet printing by VideoJet