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Number: 356/431
Name: Optics: measuring and testing > By monitoring of webs or thread > For flaws or imperfections > Including transverse scanning
Description: Subject matter including means for scanning in a direction other than the line of travel of a moving web or thread.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8553228 Web inspection calibration system and related methods Oct. 8, 2013
8432540 Support mechanism for inspection systems Apr. 30, 2013
8428686 Extended optical range system for monitoring motion of a member Apr. 23, 2013
8422036 Edge sensing apparatus and method reducing sheet fly height error Apr. 16, 2013
8405831 Systems and methods for indicating the position of a web Mar. 26, 2013
8345246 Running yarn line inspection method and carbon fiber manufacturing method using thereof Jan. 1, 2013
8145291 Extended optical range reflective system for monitoring motion of a member Mar. 27, 2012
8131008 Methods, apparatuses, and systems for image-based measurement and inspection of pre-engineered structural components Mar. 6, 2012
8078307 Apparatus for testing defects of sheet-shaped product having optical film, apparatus for processing test data thereof, apparatus for cutting the same, and production thereof Dec. 13, 2011
8069859 Wrapping paper inspection apparatus and tobacco wrapping machine Dec. 6, 2011
7982876 Apparatus and method for inspecting a stream of matter by light scattering inside the matter Jul. 19, 2011
7901096 Illumination for projecting an image Mar. 8, 2011
7773226 Web inspection calibration system and related methods Aug. 10, 2010
7725152 Extended optical range system for monitoring motion of a member May. 25, 2010
7715897 Extended optical range reflective system for monitoring motion of a member May. 11, 2010
7678233 Machine direction sensor system with cross direction averaging Mar. 16, 2010
7599582 Optical fiber cable take-up mechanism for scanning sensors Oct. 6, 2009
7595880 Optical data capture and quality assurance Sep. 29, 2009
7560718 Method for sensing a marking on a running web of material Jul. 14, 2009
7545502 Methods for detecting compression wood in lumber Jun. 9, 2009
7460233 Pass-line and tilt insensitive sensor Dec. 2, 2008
7397563 Pass-line insensitive sensor Jul. 8, 2008
7385702 Process and apparatus to control the integrity of a planar substrate Jun. 10, 2008
7307729 Electro-optically inspecting and determining internal properties and characteristics of a longitudinally moving rod of material Dec. 11, 2007
7292949 Method and apparatus for estimating surface moisture content of wood chips Nov. 6, 2007
7248366 Method for marking defect and device therefor Jul. 24, 2007
7205561 Media sensor apparatus using a two component media sensor for media absence detection Apr. 17, 2007
7176433 Resolution enhancement for macro wafer inspection Feb. 13, 2007
7101461 Method and apparatus for imaging a paper web Sep. 5, 2006
7079263 Method and apparatus for on-line log diameter measurement and closed-loop control Jul. 18, 2006
6967721 Method and device for non-invasively optically determining bulk density and uniformity of web configured material during in-line processing Nov. 22, 2005
6961127 Device and method for optical inspection Nov. 1, 2005
6952264 Dose radiometer Oct. 4, 2005
6927857 Process for the detection of marked components of a composite article using infrared blockers Aug. 9, 2005
6919965 Apparatus and method for making and inspecting pre-fastened articles Jul. 19, 2005
6914679 Side light apparatus and method Jul. 5, 2005
6897958 Apparatus and method for inspecting light transmittable material May. 24, 2005
6888635 Detection method and apparatus May. 3, 2005
6885451 Infrared detection of composite article components Apr. 26, 2005
6809756 System for monitoring a process Oct. 26, 2004
6801828 Web guiding system and method Oct. 5, 2004
6757064 Device for optically scanning a moving web of material and method for adjusting said device Jun. 29, 2004
6753965 Defect detection system for quality assurance using automated visual inspection Jun. 22, 2004
6744515 Heat seal position measurement device for plastic film Jun. 1, 2004
6734997 Method of detecting defects on a transparent film in a scanner May. 11, 2004
6728593 System for analysis of fabric surface Apr. 27, 2004
6697152 Surface cleaning and particle counting Feb. 24, 2004
6670627 Apparatus and method for continuous surface examination comprising a light shielding member at outer ends of the examined surface Dec. 30, 2003
6661518 Analysis machine for analyzing a cleanness condition of perforated transparent strips Dec. 9, 2003
6653152 Sensor disk having radial grooves and optical assaying method using same Nov. 25, 2003

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