Thermal imagers for the automotive industry

17th August 2018
Posted By : Enaie Azambuja
Thermal imagers for the automotive industry

Fluke Process Instruments will present a thermal camera in addition to thermal imaging solutions. These devices facilitate troubleshooting, QA, and process optimisation in various applications. They help reduce scrap, save fuel costs, and ensure traceability to meet auditing requirements. They can be integrated in OPC and plant-specific networks. The ThermoView TV40 integrates both an infrared and a visible-light camera.

Designed for fixed installation, it enables continuous monitoring of processes and products. Applications include laser plastic welding and testing of seat warmers. Operators can define various areas of interest with discrete tolerances, alarms, and trending.

Raytek MP150 linescanners are used for thermal imaging in moving processes. Co-exhibitor Selmatec Systems will present comprehensive in-line monitoring solutions based on this linescanner and Raytek pyrometers. The German system integrator has implemented modular, scalable solutions for automotive applications such as press hardening.

Scanning moving blanks and press parts at a 150Hz frequency, the linescanners generate thermal images that provide information on temperature uniformity, part integrity (thickness variations, overlapping material), oven performance, die wear, and cooling cycle performance. The imager provides a ±1% accuracy compliant with CQI-9 HTSA.

Downloads


You must be logged in to comment

Write a comment

No comments




More from Fluke (UK) Ltd

Sign up to view our publications

Sign up

Sign up to view our downloads

Sign up

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019
5th February 2019
United Kingdom Farnborough
embedded world 2019
26th February 2019
Germany Nuremberg
Wearable Tech Show 2019
12th March 2019
United Kingdom London
AMPER 2019
19th March 2019
Czech Republic Brno Exhibition Centre