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Number: 356/638
Name: Optics: measuring and testing > Dimension > Width or diameter > Shadow or beam blocking
Description: Subject matter wherein measurement is determined from an object’s occlusion of a light beam.

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Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8593649 Defect detector for corrugated cardboard flutes Nov. 26, 2013
8564791 Sensor apparatus for detecting an overhang on the load of a carrier device Oct. 22, 2013
8550444 Method and system for centering and aligning manufactured parts of various sizes at an optical measurement station Oct. 8, 2013
8390826 Method and system for optically inspecting parts Mar. 5, 2013
8237935 Method and system for automatically inspecting parts and for automatically generating calibration data for use in inspecting parts Aug. 7, 2012
8163224 Manufacturing method of three-dimensionally shaped object Apr. 24, 2012
8132802 Apparatus for quickly retaining and releasing parts to be optically measured Mar. 13, 2012
7990528 High resolution linear image sensing using multi-row low resolution image sensor Aug. 2, 2011
7920278 Non-contact method and system for inspecting parts Apr. 5, 2011
7907269 Scattered light separation Mar. 15, 2011
7889327 Method for non-contact measurement of the velocity and/or the length of an extrudate moved in the longitudinal direction, of a cable in particular Feb. 15, 2011
7796278 Method for precisely measuring position of a part to be inspected at a part inspection station Sep. 14, 2010
7777900 Method and system for optically inspecting parts Aug. 17, 2010
7752009 Method and apparatus for checking the height of a mail item on the fly for franking purposes Jul. 6, 2010
7747065 Pixel positioning systems and methods Jun. 29, 2010
7738121 Method and inspection head apparatus for optically measuring geometric dimensions of a part Jun. 15, 2010
7732797 Detection device and method for detecting objects subject to cyclic or repetitive motion Jun. 8, 2010
7684054 Profile inspection system for threaded and axial components Mar. 23, 2010
7684061 Electronic component mounting apparatus, height detection method for electronic component, and optical-axis adjustment method for component height detection unit Mar. 23, 2010
7633634 Optical modules and method of precisely assembling same Dec. 15, 2009
7633635 Method and system for automatically identifying non-labeled, manufactured parts Dec. 15, 2009
7592614 Method and apparatus for recording an image of an edge of a moving object Sep. 22, 2009
7545514 Pick and place machine with improved component pick image processing Jun. 9, 2009
7477388 Sample masking in ellipsometer and the like systems including detection of substrate backside reflections Jan. 13, 2009
7456978 Shape measuring apparatus Nov. 25, 2008
7446886 Three-dimensional reconstruction of surface profiles Nov. 4, 2008
7262868 Method of and apparatus for ascertaining the transverse dimensions of rod-shaped articles Aug. 28, 2007
7259873 Method for measuring the dimension of a non-circular cross-section of an elongated article in particular of a flat cable or a sector cable Aug. 21, 2007
7210321 Method and apparatus for measuring centerline runout and out of roundness of a shaft May. 1, 2007
7167252 Method and apparatus for creating cavities in packaging materials for artifacts, art objects and fragile or other valuable items Jan. 23, 2007
7161687 Optical method and device for performing geometrical measurements Jan. 9, 2007
7159594 Method and device for adjusting the selecting out of winnowings Jan. 9, 2007
7078719 Optical apparatus for measuring objects having a rectilinear profile Jul. 18, 2006
6947152 High speed laser micrometer Sep. 20, 2005
6929110 Coin chute with optical coin discrimination Aug. 16, 2005
6922254 Method for measuring the diameter of an elongated article of a circular cross section Jul. 26, 2005
6831287 Method and apparatus for preventing transfer of an object having wrong dimensions or orientation Dec. 14, 2004
6798528 System and method for measuring the dimensions of moving packages Sep. 28, 2004
6741342 Using a laser beam to indicate roller wear May. 25, 2004
6700671 Non-contact type profile measuring apparatus Mar. 2, 2004
6683687 Method and apparatus for assessing the effect of yarn faults on woven or knitted fabrics Jan. 27, 2004
6678063 Measuring device for reinforcing steel rods for concrete Jan. 13, 2004
6597464 Method and device for testing a cutting-edge geometry of a rotatably drivable tool Jul. 22, 2003
6542234 Method of detecting the particles of a tobacco particle stream Apr. 1, 2003
6496273 Position determining apparatus for coordinate positioning machine Dec. 17, 2002
6480290 Method and apparatus to measure the cross-sectional area of an object Nov. 12, 2002
6459494 Width measuring apparatus Oct. 1, 2002
6449034 Method for controlling perpendicularity of a cylindrical part, such as a nuclear fuel pellet Sep. 10, 2002
6400459 Methods and apparatus for using optical sensors in component replacement heads Jun. 4, 2002
6317210 Apparatus for recording fly height measurement Nov. 13, 2001

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