1 July 2015 Fast and intuitive programming of adaptive laser cutting of lace enabled by machine vision
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Proceedings Volume 9657, Industrial Laser Applications Symposium (ILAS 2015); 965707 (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2183791
Event: Industrial Laser Applications Symposium 2015, 2015, Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Abstract
A machine vision system has been developed, validated, and integrated in a commercial laser robot cell. It permits an offline graphical programming of laser cutting of lace. The user interface allows loading CAD designs and aligning them with images of lace pieces. Different thread widths are discriminated to generate proper cutting program templates. During online operation, the system aligns CAD models of pieces and lace images, pre-checks quality of lace cuts and adapts laser parameters to thread widths. For pieces detected with the required quality, the program template is adjusted by transforming the coordinates of every trajectory point. A low-cost lace feeding system was also developed for demonstration of full process automation.
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Iago Vaamonde, Iago Vaamonde, Álvaro Souto-López, Álvaro Souto-López, Antón García-Díaz, Antón García-Díaz, } "Fast and intuitive programming of adaptive laser cutting of lace enabled by machine vision", Proc. SPIE 9657, Industrial Laser Applications Symposium (ILAS 2015), 965707 (1 July 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2183791; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2183791
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