Image acquisition of marks (Vision Box) | Sic Marking

Image acquisition of marks (Vision Box)

Customer's need

Reading Datamatrix and alphanumeric codes marked on the top of a steel profile face.
The vision system must be able to automatically adapt to different sections varying sizes.
Profile length: 3 to 4 m
Profile thickness: from 50 to 90mm

Advantages/ Summary

Integration in a production line of automatic reading system equipped with Cognex camera. Reading is done by the camera. The Vision box is mounted on an automatic 600 mm Z-axis controlled pneumatically.


Vision cycle: The steel profile is positioned against the mechanical stop. Vision Box automatically goes downwards until the correct distance for reading


  • Automatic adjustment of vision system to different  size of parts.