Stephen Thacker

Director of Sales
Meta Vision Systems Inc.
8084 Trans Canada
Montreal , QE H4S 1M5

Phone: 514-333-0140, ext. 302
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Testing and Measuring | Articles | The Tube & Pipe Journal

Exploring the versatility of laser vision systems

August 28, 2014 | By Stephen Thacker

For tube and pipe applications, laser vision systems are commonly used for seam tracking on the mill, but they are useful for many more applications—such as edge bevel measurement; strip width measurement and centering verification; mill process control; and coating control. For pipeline construction, they can verify the integrity of end face bevels and weld bead profile measurements.

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Automation and Robotics | Articles | The FABRICATOR

Sensing changes in automated welding

September 7, 2012 | By Andrew Short, Stephen Thacker

Can automated welding be a useful tool in the random world of fabricating, where material make-up is inconsistent and weld-prep results in non-aligned edges? With a vision system, automated welding indeed can be the right tool for the right application.

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