A measurement system for brake connectors in automobiles
Article publication date: 1 July 2006
The brake connector of an automobile is one important part in the brake system. How to measure the matching surface quality is a problem, because the matching surface is a cone surface and has a deep aperture structure.
A new measurement system is presented which could assure illumination and image with a special beam splitter. The worker could observe the matching surface by better image.
More objective evaluation is given with image processing method.
Now, this measurement system is used by Toyota (Tianjin) company and satisfied result is obtained.
This paper is an original work and focuses on an important issue in automobile production.
Wang, J., Zeng, J., Mo, X., Li, R., Wang, P., Liu, W. and Liu, M. (2006), "A measurement system for brake connectors in automobiles", Assembly Automation, Vol. 26 No. 3, pp. 195-199. https://doi.org/10.1108/01445150610679722
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