• I3LASWELD - Real-time quality assurance system for laser welding processes

    Inline Imaging Infrared I3LASWELD – Real-time Inline Infrared Imaging quality assurance system for laser welding processes

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Inline Imaging Infrared I3LASWELD

Imaging infrared system for real-time laser welding process quality assurance


  • False friends
  • Lack of penetration / lack of fusion
  • Cracks, pores
  • Underfilling

Main characteristics:

  • Easy adapt to standard laser welding heads using C-mount optical interface
  • 100% monitoring of welding processes
  • Real-time defect detection during the welding process
  • On-axis process observation using high-speed infrared imaging sensor (1 kHz)

Technical specifications

Optical sensorUncooled infrared high-speed TACHYON 16k CAMERA
Infrared band of
MWIR (1 – 5 microns)
Image resolution64 x 64 (pixel size: 50 um x 50 um)
Frame rate1000 images per second
CommunicationGigabit Ethernet
PowerPower-Over-Ethernet (8 W)
EnclosureRuggedized IP67-rated
Optical interfaceCS-mount
Sensor dimensions (mm)66 x 62 x 62 (no optics)
Processing unitIndustrial PC, Intel Dual Core i5 @ 2 GHz, 4 GB RAM
DefectsHoles, pores, lack of penetration, lack of fusion, flase friends, underfilling

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I3LASWELD – Promo video

Characteristics and performance of I3LASWELD system