Microscopes are required across many aspects of industry for inspection purposes. Products coming off electronic, agricultural, medical and automotive production lines need to be carefully scrutinized. Passports need to be manually looked at, PCB and IC’s need to be checked for integrity. And while machine vision can automate the rapid inspection of an ever-expanding spectrum of products, the majority industrial inspection applications still rely on a visual confirmation from a real human.
The assembly process for automotive parts involves both inspection for defects and verification of measurements. To handle the wide variety of parts in the automobile assembly process, visual inspection tools must have a wide magnification range. They should be able to focus on an extremely small area and magnify it while retaining sharpness and depth, all without distortion. They must also be able to look at all sides of each piece, preferably without moving the piece. The best inspection tools must be able to aim the magnifying element and the lights at a highly targeted area to minimize the effect of shadows on the inspection
process. This means the tool should ideally be able to view components on their horizontal as well as vertical axes. This can increase inspection throughput without reduction in efficiency and accuracy. The SharpVue Inspection System is ergonomically designed so operators do not have to hunch over a microscope or push their eyes into awkward and uncomfortable eyepieces. Users can sit comfortably and view results on large monitors, minimizing fatigue and reducing the chance of errors due to tiredness. This way of inspection also allows collaboration: Operators can share results on the screen, or can freeze and capture images.
With a SharpVue digital microscope using sufficient magnification levels, operators can view seeds and grains in high magnification with extremely high image quality. This allows operators to quickly perform processes such as seed germination, testing and purity determination of a seed, grain test with wheat, barley or rye seeds – making it very easy to identify foreign varieties, mites or fungal diseases in your sample. Taking a picture requires only a single click and you will have the image documentation of the purity of your seed and grain test samples readily
at hand. When working with our systems, the image from the camera is shown on a screen, relieving your operators of unnecessary neck and shoulder pains, enabling them to work more efficiently. With SharpVue you have a partner for optimization of your quality processes. We offer you higher quality, enhanced productivity and equipment suitable for your staff.
SharpVue Inspection Systems are ideal for inspecting electronic components. The SharpVue’s 1080p autofocus camera, as well as the user-friendly interface makes inspecting small components stress-free. Viewing images on a monitor also gives you a great range of ergonomic advantages, avoiding neck and shoulder problems. SharpVue also allows operators to capture images on a PC. The SharpVue comes with imaging and measurement software, allowing users to capture images and make accurate measurements on directly from a computer. The measurement software also enables operators to measure basic geometric figures.
SharpVue is ideal for a variety of application areas within the electronics industries including quality control, documentation, measurement, training, rework and repair of printed circuit boards.
Forensic science gathers and examines information about the past. Technicians inspect fingerprints, signatures, crime scene details, hair samples, and other physical pieces of evidence. They also inspect currency to assess potential for counterfeiting. Most forensics is
done in a lab in highly rigid environments. Inspections must be detailed and consistent, to avoid having evidence compromised or dismissed. The SharpVue can be used to closely look at artifacts in order to look for defects, make measurements, save image files, and more.