Inspection Examples

kmV’s automated vision inspection solutions offer a wide variety of defect detection for both preform (PET) and blow molded containers. Our team takes the time needed upfront to fully understand your application and all of your expectations for automated vision inspection systems. (See images below for a few common inspection examples.)

Our team works with you every step of the way, and when it comes to installation and deployment that’s where we shine. We set proper installation expectations to minimize down time and maximize production throughput. We offer comprehensive customized training programs to help your team take ownership of new automated inspection equipment.

BottleOpeningDefectsBottle Opening Defects

  • Ovality
  • Choked necks
  • Angel hairs
  • Flash
  • Gouges
  • Other damage to the land surface


Neck Region Defects

  • High mill
  • Low mill
  • Parting line flash
  • Neck straightness
  • Handle slugs and webs
  • Short shots (PET)


Neck Region Measurement

  • A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, K, L, S, T
  • Dimensional averaging


Label Defects

  • Correct label verification
  • 1D and 2D code verification
  • Correct placement
  • Double labels
  • Decodable barcode
  • Bubbles
  • Wrinkles
  • Folds


Mold Tracking

  • Mold tracking can be successfully implemented with adequate amounts of data


360 Degree Contamination Defects

  • Contamination in any region of the container, as small as 0.30″ (depending on overall container dimensions)
  • Black specs
  • Burnt material
  • Die lines

Additional Inspections Available

  • Color monitoring
  • Verification of correct color
  • UV ink (absence/presence)