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AMETEK Surface Vision, formerly the Cognex Surface Inspection Systems Division (SISD), develops, manufactures, and markets surface vision solutions that are currently being used across a number of production facilities worldwide, including those in the Metals, Paper, Plastics, Nonwovens and Glass industries. We didn’t just enter the surface inspection market; we invented it with the first digital camera-based system in the 1980’s. Our highly experienced engineering team has always been one step ahead with their in-depth knowledge of surface inspection systems. This vast knowledge and expertise is what has continued to make us the leader in surface vision solutions, and we have a broad product portfolio optimized for a variety of web and surface inspection and monitoring and process surveillance applications. Read more



  Watch the latest customer testimonial video on the VisionGear™ Slit Inspection (VGSI) solution. Filmed onsite at their Metals Corporation Branch in Calvert, Alabama, Kloeckner gives viewers a peek into their new slitting line, and discusses how their quality and their customer’s quality have greatly improved with VGSI.

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  Modern Metals Magazine Highlights VGSI
The VisionGear™ Slit Inspection (VGSI) solution was recently featured in Modern Metals Magazine. Read how Kloeckner Metals Corporation built a new coil processing facility in Calvert, Alabama, and are using the solution on their slitting line (one of the first in the Metal Service Center Industry) to detect defects smaller than the human eye can see – even at full production speeds of 1,000 ft./min!