A new Concept for High-Speed atline and inlineCT for up to 100% Mass Production Process Control
1 GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH, Product Management for 3D Metrology and Failure Analysis using Computer Tomography, 31515 Wunstorf, Germany Phone: +49 5031 172 142; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Volkswagen Foundry, Process Development. Hannover, Germany
3 Volkswagen Foundry, Head of Foundry, Hannover, Germany
In manufacturing processes, inspection capability is increasingly used as early in the production value chain as possible to ensure that scrap and rework costs are minimised. Fast radiographic in-line inspection systems, fully unmanned and equipped with automatic defect recognition e.g. of castings, are now state-of-the-art technology. This paper explains the next evolutionary step within the X-ray technology of utilizing fast computer tomography technology, scanning concepts and algorithms fulfilling high- throughput requirements for different applications and first results of an atline / inlineCT evaluation at Volkswagen Foundry Hannover, Germany.
Key words: Inline CT / Atline CT / Gantry based CT / Helix CT / Fast CT / 3D ADR / Automatic Defect Detection
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