Learn the basics of machine vision
Light filtering is a typical need in machine vision applications. Together with LED illuminators, filters can improve image contrast by blocking unwanted light and increase the accuracy and repeatability of the vision system. Opto Engineering® offers a wide range of optical filters for many different lens mount options spanning from Infrared to UV.
In designing a vision system, it is often necessary to modify the optical path of incoming light.
There can be many reasons for this, but space restrictions and specific illumination requirements are likely the most common. But that’s not all: in many applications, in fact, dedicated protections against harsh environments are needed to preserve the integrity of the components.
Opto Engineering® offers a complete range of windows, mirrors and beam splitters to help you design and implement your vision systems.
Opto Engineering® offers accessories for illumination including diffusers and polarizers. Diffusers are designed to improve light uniformity while polarizers can help reduce unwanted reflections when used in combination with a polarizing filter on the camera.
Whoever had the chance to work in the metrology field knows perfectly that calibration is a fundamental step in the setup of a vision system: having a good lens, a good camera and a proper illumination geometry is not enough when high levels of accuracy is needed. Although calibration is performed via software, the algorithms behind it require a dedicated hardware: Opto Engineering® provides a wide range of calibration and resolution patterns to achieve the best possible performance.
Opto Engineering® offers a wide range of interchangeable chrome-on-glass patterns compatible with our LED pattern projectors. Many formats are available as standard off-the-shelf products, including “line & stripes” for 3D profilometry, “grids” and “cloud of dots” for stereovision applications or “crosses” for simple alignment purposes. Custom patterns can also be supplied upon request to project any desired shape.
Having the right machine vision components is not enough if you do not have the right tools to correctly integrate them in your system. Opto Engineering® offers a wide range of mounting mechanics to help you properly install our products: from clamps to pattern holders, from mounting brackets to precision alignment mechanics, we have the perfect answer to your needs!
Opto Engineering® offers a wide range of industrial LED controllers designed to accurately set the current intensity, pulse duration and delay of machine vision LED illuminators (in strobe, pulse or continuous mode). High-performance LED controllers are key to obtain consistent light levels and to guarantee stable and repeatable performances in any machine vision system.
Opto Engineering® offers replacement LED modules for collimated lights, coaxial telecentric lenses and LED pattern projectors.
Motorized lenses and multi-configuration optics are extremely powerful and versatile tools that guarantee high application versatility. However, precise control tools are a must if you want to maximize their possibilities. Opto Engineering® offers a complete range of lens controllers specifically designed for this purpose.
Opto Engineering® provides various kinds of cables to match our offer of illuminators, optics, cameras and accessories.
All the cables we offer meet industrial standards of robustness and durability. Find out which cable you need from each product webpage and verify technical specifications with your Area Manager: we can suggest you the right component for your application!
Opto Engineering® offers a variety of power supplies available as accessories to power our wide range of machine vision products.
Accessories and add-ons to make the most of Opto Engineering® lenses.
Although accessories are often considered optional, they are in fact essential in many applications to efficiently use a product or even to enhance its performance.
Opto Engineering® extensive range of accessories has been designed and selected to ensure hassle-free and quick integration of our imaging components into your vision system.
Our accessories perfectly complement our product range and have been specifically tested in combination with our products to maximize performance.
Our selection includes mounting mechanics, filters, protective windows, first surface mirrors and beam splitters, calibration patterns, projection patterns in addition to strobe controllers for our LED lighting and stepper motor controller.