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dormakaba is convinced by the component counting system from VisiConsult

The dormakaba Group located in Switzerland has evaluated the SMD component counting system XRHCount, that has been developed by VisiConsult X-ray Systems & Solutions, and is convinced of the high quality and accuracy of the X-ray system.

The dormakaba Group located in Rümlang in Switzerland is one of the top three providers of access and security solutions for buildings and rooms. Therefore, the company offers solutions for hotels, shops, sport facilities, airports, hospitals, households and offices around the world. dormakaba, at its production site in Ennepetal in Germany, was looking for some support for the annual inventory and found the electronical component counting system XRHCount from VisiConsult. With the counting system, based on X-ray technology, it was possible to count about 2000 SMD reels within one and a half day. VisiConsult has provided the operator for the counting process, who has put the labels with the updated counting result directly on the reels. 95% of the whole inventory was countable with an accuracy of more than 99.99%, so that no additional training was necessary.

“We have used the service from VisiConsult for the second time and again we are very satisfied with the fast and high-qualified performance of the X-ray system”, says production manager Jürgen Klöther from dormakaba. “The XRHCount helped us to conduct the annual inventory reliable and properly, so that the approval done by an auditor on site worked out without any problems”.

VisiConsult’s innovative X-ray counting system is used in many companies and is continually booked for annual inventories, like recently by DELTEC Automotive GmbH & Co. KG, which has preferred the XRHCount compared to another system from the competition. Besides the electronical sector, VisiConsult also produces systems for non-destructive testing, which are used in the automotive, aerospace and pipe industry as well as in the security sector.

VisiConsult joined panel discussion about non-destructive testing (NDT) and Industry 4.0

VisiConsult has participated in the annual conference of the German Society for Non-Destructive Testing (DGZfP) in Coblenz, Germany, from the 22th to 24th May 2017 with a presentation of highly automated inspection systems and joined a panel discussion with the name “NDT and Industry 4.0”.

The German Society for Non-Destructive Testing (DGZfP) hosted the annual conference in Coblenz and invited many representatives of different companies throughout the NDT industry. Also VisiConsult X-ray Systems & Solutions GmbH, the specialist for standard and customized systems in the sector of industrial X-ray inspection, has attended the annual conference and contributed its know-how concerning “NDT and Industry 4.0” during a panel discussion. Lennart Schulenburg, sales and marketing manager of VisiConsult has stated VisiConsult’s position. “The implementation of Industry 4.0 requires not only standardized communication interfaces, but also highly flexible solutions. To maintain high efficiency and testing reliability, specialized systems which are customized towards the particular task are necessary”, describes Lennart Schulenburg the challenges of Industry 4.0 in the inspection industry.

VisiConsult has the aim to integrate the processes and developments of Industry 4.0 into its portfolio and is working on new strategy concepts since years to push the industrialization as well as the digitization. Mostly in the automotive industry VisiConsult was able to successfully integrate fully automated X-ray testing systems. These systems identify defects inside the components fully automatic using automated defect recognition (ADR) and evaluation and perform decisions on their own. This provides high process safety and full traceability.

Furthermore, the future of the classic NDT was on discussion. Prof. Randolf Hanke, director of the Fraunhofer IZFP, stated in his presentation that “testing in the ‘classical’ sense will become less important” and the “classical NDT auditor will only be needed in exceptional cases”. Hence, Prof. Hanke states that the industry is changing, driven by Industry 4.0. Therefore, also companies have to develop their working and production processes to be able to keep up with the advancement.

German EMS “DELTEC” automates SMD component counting with X-ray system from VisiConsult

The automatic SMD component counting system XRHCount from VisiConsult X-ray Systems & Solutions GmbH has prevailed against the competition, because of its simple usage and fast counting function. The system is now used at DELTEC Automotive GmbH & Co. KG in Bavaria in Germany.

VisiConsult is known for its innovative X-ray systems for non-destructive testing. For the electrical manufacturing industry VisiConsult has developed the XRHCount. The component counting system for SMD reels delivers exact results within a cycle time of less than 10 seconds. This leads to massive savings in the field of material management. The X-ray system convinces its operators, like the electronic manufacturing service provider DELTEC, because of its efficient functioning. The EMS premium supplier is located in Bavaria, Germany, and produces customized electronical components for the automotive, industrial and medical technic, as well as for renewable energies. Reliability, quality, a good price-performance ratio and the latest technology are the strengths of DELTEC. After a comprehensive side by side comparison of different systems, DELTEC has finally made the decision to use the XRHCount system from VisiConsult.

In comparison to the competition the XRHCount has convinced with highest accuracy of the counting results, a shorter throughput time and its high-quality X-ray software. Additionally, the system comes with free updates, including completely new features, for the whole system lifetime. VisiConsult also reacts fast in terms of special requests, like MES integration, and realizes them. DELTEC’s final decision to take the XRHCount was made because of the “Counting Cloud”. “The data base of the XRHCount covers nearly every component type. Missing component types will be post-trained by VisiConsult”, says Thomas Seidl, purchasing manager of DELTEC. “This function was of high importance for us and could only be ensured by the counting system from VisiConsult. Because of its good usability and reliability, we decided after a short test period to integrate the system into our operating procedures.”

The product portfolio of VisiConsult consists beside the XRHCount of many further X-ray systems for the industry, like systems for the inspection of automotive, aerospace and other components. Furthermore, VisiConsult offers mobile systems for the security sector and retrofitting of old or defect X-ray systems.

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