A common difficulty Original Equipment Manufacturers face is the integration of accessories into their existing automatic welding machine designs. There are numerous benefits for OEMs to add a welding camera to their existing welding machines, this small addition improves operator safety, production efficiency, and decreases scrap rate. However, finding the right camera to fit into an existing operation can prove to be very difficult.
OEM’s know the importance in ensuring quality and consistency in the equipment they provide to automate a welding process, but often don’t know how to best provide that for their end user customer. A welding camera can meet those needs by providing the operator with the ability to remotely view what is happening with the area around the weld head, melt pool, shielding gases and the weld head/weld seam alignment. By providing a good quality image that can see all the detail of the weld, the right weld camera that is easy to integrate provides an excellent Return On Investment (ROI) for the end customer.
Xiris Automation Inc. is pleased to announce the release of our newest generation of welding camera: the XVC-1000. The XVC-1000 is a small, easy to integrate, high efficiency camera that operates with a Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) interface. In addition, it combines a spectacular 140+dB High Dynamic Range capability, a full suite of welding-specific imaging software tools, and a host of unique features to provide unprecedented image quality of a variety of welding and laser processes. The functional design maximizes image quality and reliability with ease of integration including special features such as image triggering, general purpose I/O, image windowing capability, and a weld arc photodetector.