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Since our inception in 2002, Machine Vision Consulting has been an integral solutions provider in the Semiconductor and Electronics industry. We have worked with leading firms on both R&D and practical machine vision solutions such as PCB inspection, end defects in a fiber bundle, and microscopic flow visualization.

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Visual Flow Analysis

The delivered vision system performs microscopic inspection of bubbles trapped in a cleaning foam that is used to clean semiconductor wafers. The vision system is used by a large manufacturer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment to monitor and optimize the consistency of their cleaning solution.

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System & Vision Requirements

  • Determine The Size Of The Bubbles In The Foam Stream
  • Determine The Geometric Relationship Between Bubbles
  • Display Images, Results, And Statistics On GUI

Vision Technology

  • High Resolution 1600x1200 FireWire Camera
  • Camera And Illumination Systems Connect Directly To Optical Microscope
  • Modbus I/O Used For Switching Between Two LED Lighting Modes
  • TCP/IP Over Ethernet Used For Receiving Commands And Communicating Results
  • Microscope Optics Designed And Supplied By MVC
  • Software Based On Cognex C#/.NET VisionPro
  • Custom Location And Measurement Algorithms Based On Cognex PatMax Technology