How Ford Saves Time Detecting Paint Flaws With Cameras (Video)
Aug 22, 2013 22:07
Ford shows off its new paint quality process with 3D Dirt Detection Technology to find imperfections in vehicle paint more easily and quickly.
The F-150 SVT Raptor uses 16 computer controlled cameras to create a three dimensional model of the vehicle to detect flaws in the paint. It can then be buffed out manually. The technology cuts down the time spent looking for the flaws.
Ford only uses its 3D Dirt Detection Technology system at three factories (the Dearborn, MI facility, along with those in Louisville, Kentucky and Valencia, Spain), but is planning to spread that tech elsewhere too. Here's a video of it in action:
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