Bottle inspection

Food & Beverages

Cameras for Production and Quality Inspections

Rising quality expectations for foods and production processes running faster than ever are a perpetual challenge for food producers. Modern cameras have come to provide comprehensive support for production and quality checks of foodstuffs. They ensure uniform quality of the foods and high efficiency in the production process.

Basler cameras are extraordinarily well-suited to the various applications found in the food industry. Among their features:
  • High dynamic range
  • High frame rates
  • Excellent price/performance ratio

Typical areas of use and suitable cameras

Food Inspection

The areas of use of cameras in food inspection include the testing of geometrics, testing for foreign objects, and the testing of the packaging, as well as the analysis of the food quality and freshness.
Basler ace
Basler ace: Especially small, low priced, high performance
  • Broad sensor portfolio from CCD to CMOS sensors and selected NIR variants
  • Stability and flexibility thanks to USB3 Vision, GigE Vision and Camera Link standards
  • Top speeds built around USB 3.0 or Camera Link bandwidth
Basler aviator
Basler aviator: High performance, exceptional image quality, outstanding price/performance ratio
  • 1, 2 and 4 MP of resolution, color models available
  • Max. frame rates of 120 fps for high scan speeds
  • Standardized GigE and Camera Link interface with flexible cable length for flexible use in production equipment and various throughput rates
Basler beat
Basler beat: Brilliant CMOS Image Quality and Proven Design
  • High resolution 12 MP sensor
  • Over 62 fps
  • Compact and robust housing for simple integration
  • Highly attractive price/performance ratio
  • High bandwidth connections using Camera Link for maximum image capture speed
Basler dart
Basler dart: Small, Flexible and 100% USB3 Vision Compliant
  • Outstanding price/performance ratio, starting at 99 euros
  • From 1.2 to 5 MP
  • Up to 60 fps for fast moving parts
  • Increased camera speed thanks to reduced AOI

Get to know the Basler dart camera series!
Basler pilot
Basler pilot: Excellent image quality, slim design, easily integrated
  • Resolutions up to 5 MP
  • Max. frame rate of 210 fps for rapid scan speeds
  • Outstanding image quality
  • Available in mono and color
Basler scout
Basler scout: 50 models, proven worldwide, versatile
  • Resolutions of up to 2 MP
  • Max. frame rate of 120 fps
  • Standardized GigE and FireWire-b interface
  • Small, stable housing for easy integration
Basler racer
Basler racer: Exceptional performance - low space requirement
  • Very good dynamic performance and low noise level for top image quality
  • Resolutions: 2k, 4k, 6k, 8k and 12k
  • Max. line scan rate of 80 kHz using Camera Link and 51 kHz using GigE
  • PoCL (Power over Camera Link) functionality
Basler runner
Basler runner: Compact, cost effective, outstanding image quality
  • Tri-linear 2k color camera
  • Frame rate of 9.20 kHz
  • Standardized GigE interface
  • 100% quality inspected and calibrated for constant top performance

Get to know the Basler runner camera series!
Basler sprint
Basler sprint: Fast, faster, sprint
  • 2k, 4k and 8k resolution
  • Max. line scan rate of 140 kHz, with AOI up to 280kHz
  • Extra-strong sensitivity for short exposure times
  • Available in color and mono

Bottle Inspection

The areas of use of cameras in bottle inspection include the quality testing of caps and bottle heads, the testing for leaks and material errors, as well as monitoring for full capacity.
Basler ace
Basler ace: Especially small, low priced, high performance
  • Small construction allows for installation even in tight spaces
  • Single-cable solution via GigE with PoE, Camera Link with PoCL, USB 3.0 cuts costs and allows for simple cabling
  • Top stability and flexibility thanks to USB3 Vision, GigE Vision and Camera Link standards
  • Robust industrial housing
Basler aviator
Basler aviator: High performance, exceptional image quality, outstanding price/performance ratio
  • 1, 2 and 4 MP of resolution, color models available
  • Max. frame rates of 120 fps for high scan speeds
  • Standardized GigE and Camera Link interface with flexible cable length for flexible use in production equipment and various throughput rates
Basler beat
Basler beat: Brilliant CMOS Image Quality and Proven Design
  • High resolution 12 MP sensor
  • Over 62 fps
  • Compact and robust housing for simple integration
  • Highly attractive price/performance ratio
  • High bandwidth connections using Camera Link for maximum image capture speed
Basler dart
Basler dart: Small, Flexible and 100% USB3 Vision Compliant
  • Outstanding price/performance ratio, starting at 99 euros
  • From 1.2 to 5 MP
  • Up to 60 fps for fast moving parts
  • Increased camera speed thanks to reduced AOI

Get to know the Basler dart camera series!
Basler pilot
Basler pilot: Excellent image quality, slim design, easily integrated
  • Resolutions of up to 5 MP, max. 210 fps
  • Standardized GigE interface
  • Outstanding image quality
  • Small, stable housing for easy integration
Basler scout
Basler scout: 50 models, proven worldwide, versatile
  • Resolutions of up to 2 MP
  • Max. frame rate of 120 fps
  • Standardized GigE and FireWire-b interface
  • Small, stable housing for easy integration

Success Stories

Our success stories show you examples of where Basler cameras have been successfully integrated.
Icy, iconic, innovative: Basler scout on yummy mission
Monitoring the production of ice cream with the Basler scout.
Download the success story here
Keeping Biscuits in Good Shape – Basler GigE Cameras Optimize Biscuit Production
Quality control in biscuit production with the Basler scout. This success story is only available in English.
Download the success story here
Machine Vision Use Grows On Napa Valley’s Vines
Bottle inspection with the Basler scout.
Download the success story here

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