Vision Inspection for Engine Oils & Lubricants
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Vision Inspection for Engine Oils & Lubricants

Know How

Ensuring the highest quality packaging & labelling for your products

Vision Inspection for Engine Oils & Lubricants Application Note
Vision Inspection for Engine Oils & Lubricants Application Note

This application note describes specific label identification needs unique to engine oil containers.  Learn how you can overcome challenges in managing multiple product configurations and ensure products are not mislabeled. Engine oils and lubricants come in a variety of packages and require specific inspection needs. - discover how you can apply the following package inspection methods to your products:

  • Label verification
  • Cap presence/absence and color variations
  • Graphical ID
  • Lot/Code verification
  • Optical character recognition
  • Label presence/absence

Learn how METTLER TOLEDO can help mitigate the risks of mislabeled products and ensure your brand reputation is maintained. Download the application note to learn more.

Ensuring high-quality engine oils & lubricants are critical to machine maintenance and longevity of your engine. Placing the wrong engine oil in an engine can have disastrous effects, not only for the consumer, but for the manufacturer's reputation as a high-quality producer. Setting aside the immediate cost of a recall, the loss of shelf-space during a recall will negatively impact your business, along with potential for lawsuits from consumers.

Never one to wait for something to go wrong, a major manufacturer of engine oils and lubricants reviewed their current quality control program and decided there were improvements to be made. The manufacturer started a project to improve the quality of its product labeling, and began to investigate different inspection technologies.

Mitigate human error, printing or equipment malfunctions with a comprehensive label mixup prevention solution from METTLER TOLEDO. The most effective solution in preventing label mix-ups is to implement an automated vision inspection program. A vision inspection system can inspect 100% of the products on the line without reducing throughput while maintaining the highest level of accuracy possible. Automated vision inspection easily outstrips the detection rate of manual inspection, and with the right control software a vision inspection system can easily change over to new products.



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