Reducing Risk With Vision-Guided Laser Welding

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Vision-guided laser welding is a technique that combines automated inspection with traditional laser welding to increase weld quality, improve consistency, and reduce scrap. Vision guidance is used in situations where the combination of tolerance stack-ups, beam diameter, and feature size would cause inconsistent welds. This typically occurs in manufacturing environments for medical devices, automotive sensors, and other intricate products that require flawless consistency despite tight tolerances, repetitive productions, and complicated assembly processes. Vision-guided laser welding works best in applications where … Read More

Creating Contrast for Machine Vision

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Most manufacturers design their product before considering their equipment needs. However, acknowledging both simultaneously can save time and money—especially when it comes to machine vision systems. That’s because vision technology relies on contrast for accuracy during inspection. Keeping this in mind when selecting product components improves performance and functionality. Here are some tricks for creating contrast your product design: Optimize lighting: design features that are unique or have a special pattern to take advantage of lighting and enhance recognition. Create … Read More

Invotec Featured in Assembly Magazine

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Invotec was recently featured in Assembly Magazine as part of their “Systems Roundup” for medical device manufacturers. “Assembly lines for medical devices don’t have to be entirely automated. In some cases, a mix of manual and automated stations is more efficient and cost-effective. Recently, systems integrator Invotec Engineering Inc. designed a lean cell to produce a noninvasive surgical device. The challenge of this line was to balance the simplicity of manual stations with the complexity of fully-automated stations—leveraging the benefits … Read More

Invotec Engineering, Inc. Opens Minneapolis Location

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Dayton, Ohio, USA, May 15, 2018–Invotec Engineering, Inc. opens a Minneapolis location to better serve medical device manufacturers in medical alley.   Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, Invotec Engineering, Inc. has been helping medical device manufactures solve complex assembly, test, and inspection challenges for 25 years. After joining the Hahn Group in 2017, Invotec is excited to expand their presence—starting with a new office in Minneapolis, MN. “We have a large concentration of customers in the [Minneapolis] area who need our … Read More

Invotec Engineering is sponsoring the Women in Bioscience leadership breakfast and BioOhio’s Dayton Social

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Invotec is a proud member of BioOhio—a local non-profit connecting bioscience organizations that support an improved quality of life worldwide. This November, Invotec is sponsoring two BioOhio events. Women in Bioscience 11.15.17 @ 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. |Atricure: 7555 Innovation Way, Mason, OH 45040 This breakfast workshop is part of BioOhio’s leadership series. The goal is to highlight topics that provide tools needed to advance into leadership positions within technical fields. While these events are geared towards women, male … Read More

Invotec Engineering Will Be a Sponsor at IMDMC’s Annual Conference | November 1 | Indianapolis, IN

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The Indiana Medical Device Manufacturer’s Council (IMDMC) is holding their annual conference on November 1 in downtown Indianapolis—and Invotec Engineering will be a sponsor at the event. This year’s conference includes two FDA speakers as well as panel discussions and exhibits from the Indiana bioscience research institute, experts in cyber security, medical device companies, and more. Keynote presentations include: “Medical Device Cyber Security: An FDA Perspective” with Dr. Suzanne Schwartz, CDRH Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships at the … Read More