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VIMEC

Leading in Glass Inspection & Monitoring Solutions

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Pharmaceutical containers


Ampoules, vial, syringes,cartridges

Pharmaceutical containers are produced from "tubing glass" glass that is converted. Using forming machines the tubes are heated and formed into the required shape. The products produced include • ampoulescartridgessyringesvials.

Typical inspection performed for these types of products include: • dimensional (diameter, height, radius, length, >>) • cosmetic (cracks, dirt, inclusions, fissures, >>) • printing (missing, incomplete, incorrect, >>). More information about pharmaceutical containers >>.

 

Hollow glass


Hollow glass | Container glass

Hollow glass (molded glass) is produced from "cullet" by use of IS (Individual Section) machines.

The products in this segment include • wine/beer/spirit bottles • perfume bottles • food jars.  Typical inspection performed for these types of products include: • dimensional (diameters, heights, lean, out of round >>) • cosmetic (Line over finish, cracks, dirt, inclusions, >>). More information about container glass >>. Or find more information about out visual inspection application for hollow glass >>.

 

Stemware / Domestic glass


Wineglass | Stemware

Stemware products / domestic glass are normally produced by dedicated forming machines.

The products in this segment include • wine glasses • tumbler glasses. Typical inspection performed for these types of products include: • dimensional (lean, diameters, height, out of round >>) • cosmetic (cracks, uneven rim, inclusions, bad melts, >>).  More information about stemware and domestic glass >>. Or learn more about out vision inspection system for stemware >>.

 

Tubing


Glass tube | tubing

Tubing forms the basis for many products such as (converted) pharmaceutical containers. Glass tubes (approximately 1.500mm long) are converted into many different products.

Typical inspection performed for these types of products include: • dimensional (length, wall thickness, >>) • cosmetic (cracks, inclusions, poor edge, fissures >>). More information about tubing >>. Or learn more about our visual inspection application for tubing inspection >>.

 

 

Technical glass


Sprinkler bulbs | Technical glass

Technical glass are glass products that serve dedicated needs and include products such as • sprinkler bulbs • coffee pots • solar glass • protection covers (mobile phone, tablets etc).

Typical inspection performed for these types of products include: • dimensional (height, length, radius, >>) • cosmetic (cracks, poorly formed, sink, blemish >>). More information about technical glass >>

Print defects

Print defect on pharmaceutical containerPrint inspection includes detection of missing letters, numbers, expiry dates etc. Read more...

Training

Training (in France)VIMEC provides in depth training to support full operation of the vision systems and the use of the statistical measurement data.

Crack detection

Crack in pharmaceutical containerCrack detection by area scan and line scan cameras using bright field / dark field illumination. Read more...

Inspection technology

Machine vision | Camera vision

Inspection technology by VIMEC gives superior inspection. Read more...

Process control (HE)

Vial process control HE

The PAN inspection system is used for vial process control. Read more...

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