1982-02-01

Optical Processing Techniques for improving Fit and Finish of SMC Composite Components 820227

This paper surveys computerized optical processing techniques for monitoring fit and finish of automotive assembly systems. A number of optical and electronic techniques are surveyed which are used to control the surface and dimensional tolerances, warpage, and component variations. Some of the optical/signal processing techniques include the use of t.v. cameras, light beams, laser beams, x-rays, and ultrasonics. From a theoretical view point, the integrated hardware and software required to guarantee acceptable automotive assemblies are discussed.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X