A Laser-Based Vision System for Weld Quality Inspection
AbstractWelding is a very complex process in which the final weld quality can be affected by many process parameters. In order to inspect the weld quality and detect the presence of various weld defects, different methods and systems are studied and developed. In this paper, a laser-based vision system is developed for non-destructive weld quality inspection. The vision sensor is designed based on the principle of laser triangulation. By processing the images acquired from the vision sensor, the geometrical features of the weld can be obtained. Through the visual analysis of the acquired 3D profiles of the weld, the presences as well as the positions and sizes of the weld defects can be accurately identified and therefore, the non-destructive weld quality inspection can be achieved. View Full-Text
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Huang, W.; Kovacevic, R. A Laser-Based Vision System for Weld Quality Inspection. Sensors 2011, 11, 506-521.
Huang W, Kovacevic R. A Laser-Based Vision System for Weld Quality Inspection. Sensors. 2011; 11(1):506-521.Chicago/Turabian Style
Huang, Wei; Kovacevic, Radovan. 2011. "A Laser-Based Vision System for Weld Quality Inspection." Sensors 11, no. 1: 506-521.