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EPIC Web Inspection System

Detect Defects in Paper & Plastic Webbing

Our EPIC high-speed web inspection system allows you to combine several web inspections into one automated quality system. Identify, measure and eliminate defects that can undermine the integrity of your webbed products including holes, damaged edges, perforation depth, splices, artwork, or misaligned/mis-layered webbing. For products with multiple layers, ensure layer and feature formation is correct as products are formed. 

Our linescan technology combined with our proprietary software and lighting design is superior to other common web inspection systems because it reduces blur at high highspeeds and allows for inspection of features down to 1-2 millimeters in size. Quality can be inspected on 100% of the web at realtime speeds and precise features can be identified, measured, and signaled for reject tracking or web marking systems.

  • Suitable for

    High speed paper or plastic webbing such as plastic packaging, paper personal or baby care products, wraps, and other continuous webs.

    Appropriate for the following equipment:

    • Web converting/making equipment
    • Web combining/converting equipment
    • Rewinders and secondary web process
    • Printing equipment
  • Line Speeds

    Up to 10 meters-per-second or 2,000 feet-per-minute

  • System Highlights

    Improves web quality by inspecting every millimeter of high speed moving webs and accurately identify defects that can undermine web integrity, including:

    • Defects that cannot be seen with the naked eye.
    • Micron sized holes on plastic films measure micro holes (.080”) relative to art/graphics
    • Perforation presence and depth
    • Features as small as 1 millimeter across a ten foot wide web or measured in X/Y dimensions +/- 0.5mm, 1,100 ppm
    • Holes/voids in continuous adhesives applied to paper backing including holes and voids in adhesive strips down to 1-2 millimeters

    Delivers 99.9+% accuracy with 1 false fail/pass in 1,000 feet

  • Optional Upgrades

    • Detection and measurement of intentional features such as perforations, holes, registration marks, and position/alignment to artwork and graphics features
    • Height adjustments for multi-product lines
    • Higher or lower part rates
    • Wash-down or food grade
    • Reject tracking and integration
  • Camera

    Cognex Insight Linescan Camera(s)

  • Software

    EPIC WebScan Insights

  • Mounting Method

    Mounting brackets to OEM equipment

  • Physical Hardware

    • Control Panel
    • HMI touchscreen interface
    • Light(s) and lens for high contrast image formation
    • Calibration and alignment fixtures

When you buy an EPIC Vision system, you get a complete solution that arrives at your facility pre-tested on your products at production rates. EPIC solutions arrive ready to plug-in and inspect. Instead of sinking time into figuring out the right camera, the right angles, and how to integrate all the inspection pieces together, you can rely on our 25 years of experience designing vision systems to deliver the right solution.

Every EPIC vision system:

  • Is designed to minimize line downtime, scrap and labor
  • Delivers a high lifetime value and is designed for 10+ years of successful operation
  • Comes pre-assembled on it’s own stand that is designed to maintain optimal inspection conditions
  • Gets fully integrated into your existing controls for seamless product changeover
  • Inspects at 99%+ accuracy
  • Does not require operator adjustments helping maintain inspection accuracy
  • Stops defects within a few products
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, odt, avi, ogg, m4a, mov, mp3, mp4, mpg, wav, wmv, zip, Max. file size: 20 MB.
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EPIC Vision Systems
4134 Meramec Bottom Rd
St. Louis, MO 63129, US