Application Note

High-Speed Pharmaceutical Glass Vial Inspection With In-Sight Vision Systems

Source: Cognex Corporation

Few industrial sectors have such stringent quality requirements as the pharmaceutical industry. To meet these exacting specifications, companies are increasingly utilizing intelligent vision systems.

For over 30 years, EISAI Machinery GmbH, located in Cologne, Germany, has been an expert in the field of high speed pharmaceutical product testing Its latest device, the AIM 596, can inspect delicate glass vials in fractions of a second, thanks to two Cognex In-Sight vision systems.

Depending on the application and customer requirements, the machine can check approximately 6,000 packages and in its fastest version, the device, with its imposing inspection towers and star wheels, can even test up to 12,000 test units per hour.