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New industrialised weld camera to view all open arc welding processes

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Xiris Automation Inc. has announced that it will release and display its new XVC-1000e Weld Camera at the upcoming Fabtech show, at Booth N23022, 9 – 12 November at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, US.

The new XVC-1000e camera is the ruggedised version of our popular XVC-1000 weld camera, a High Dynamic Range camera capable of capturing images of open arc welds so as to simultaneously see all features of the weld arc, its surrounding environment and its position relative to the weld seam.

The new camera comes loaded with features, including: integrated solid state lighting, motorized focus, replaceable front window all in a rugged, IP67 rated housing that can be cooled with air or liquid. Using the XVC-1000e camera, operators are able to remotely monitor the quality of their welding processes and make adjustments as necessary on the fly up to 100 m away.

The XVC-1000e camera is intended for implementation on a variety welding processes, providing productivity benefits including faster set up times, increased weld on times, better process troubleshooting and off line quality auditing and review. Videos can be recorded to disk for off-line retrieval and quality analysis.

The combination of powerful welding specific features such as image triggering, general purpose I/O, image windowing capability and a weld arc photodetector with a full suite of welding-specific imaging software tools, provides unprecedented image quality of a variety of welding and laser processes.

Xiris Automation Inc. specialises in developing Optical systems for Quality Control for several niche industries, providing some of the world’s most dynamic manufacturers with the ability to detect, recognise, and interpret quality defects in their manufactured goods.

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