Evan Lubofsky, senior writer, Cognex Corp.

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Vision and Discrete Sensors July 1, 2002

Vision sensors play key role in lock assembly

A manufacturer and supplier of cam, switch and special-purpose locks for move then 50 years, Fort Lock (River Grove, Ill.) recently implemented new machine vision sensor technology to ensure proper lock functionality. The system checks for the presence of springs during the assembly process. Up to six springs per lock are inserted during the automated assembly process, and each one needs to be ...

By Evan Lubofsky, senior writer, Cognex Corp.