A Bevel Gear Quality Inspection System Based on Multi-Camera Vision Technology
AbstractSurface defect detection and dimension measurement of automotive bevel gears by manual inspection are costly, inefficient, low speed and low accuracy. In order to solve these problems, a synthetic bevel gear quality inspection system based on multi-camera vision technology is developed. The system can detect surface defects and measure gear dimensions simultaneously. Three efficient algorithms named Neighborhood Average Difference (NAD), Circle Approximation Method (CAM) and Fast Rotation-Position (FRP) are proposed. The system can detect knock damage, cracks, scratches, dents, gibbosity or repeated cutting of the spline, etc. The smallest detectable defect is 0.4 mm × 0.4 mm and the precision of dimension measurement is about 40–50 μm. One inspection process takes no more than 1.3 s. Both precision and speed meet the requirements of real-time online inspection in bevel gear production. View Full-Text
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Liu, R.; Zhong, D.; Lyu, H.; Han, J. A Bevel Gear Quality Inspection System Based on Multi-Camera Vision Technology. Sensors 2016, 16, 1364.
Liu R, Zhong D, Lyu H, Han J. A Bevel Gear Quality Inspection System Based on Multi-Camera Vision Technology. Sensors. 2016; 16(9):1364.Chicago/Turabian Style
Liu, Ruiling; Zhong, Dexing; Lyu, Hongqiang; Han, Jiuqiang. 2016. "A Bevel Gear Quality Inspection System Based on Multi-Camera Vision Technology." Sensors 16, no. 9: 1364.
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