Schneider Kreuznach LED illumination systems can test wafers or solar cells

Jan. 23, 2011
The UltraLED is an LED illumination system for optimizing industrial machine-vision applications.

The UltraLED is an LED illumination system for optimizing industrial machine-vision applications. The systems can be used to automatically test wafers or solar cells. Additional applications include the areas of machine vision, medical technology, and semiconductor applications.
Schneider Kreuznach
Bad Kreuznach, Germany

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For the first time, Schneider-Kreuznach presents its own LED illumination systems for optimizing industrial machine vision applications at VISION 2010.

BAD KREUZNACH, 22 October 2010.

In cooperation with Volpi AG, the Swiss specialist for fiber-optic and optoelectronic illumination systems, Schneider-Kreuznach will be producing modern LED illumination systems in future. “We are offering LED illumination systems that fully capture the potential of our high-precision photographic lenses,” says Dr. Josef Staub, CEO of the
Schneider Group. The new products will be presented for the first time at VISION 2010 in Stuttgart.

With this new development, the company is expanding its expertise in the area of optics to include LED illumination. In keeping with its high standards, Schneider-Kreuznach is designing and producing customized solutions for demanding tasks that take precision and brightness to new levels. For example, they can be used to automatically test wafers or solar cells. “We can only satisfy the growing demands by optimizing both illumination and optics and adapting them to the requirements of individual applications,” says Max Kunz, CEO of Volpi AG. In addition, applications in the area of machine vision, medical technology and semi-conductor technology are in the pipeline.

Meet us at the fair: VISION 2010, 9 to 11 November, Neue Messe Stuttgart, hall 4, booth 4C54

About the Schneider Group:
The Schneider Group specializes in developing and producing high-performance photographic lenses, cinema projection lenses, as well as industrial optics and precision mechanics. The group comprises Jos. Schneider Optische Werke, founded in Bad Kreuznach in 1913, and its subsidiaries Pentacon (Dresden), Schneider Kreuznach Isco Division (Göttingen), Schneider-Optics (New York, Los Angeles), Schneider Bando (Seoul), Schneider Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) and Schneider Optical Technologies (Shenzhen). The company’s main brand is “Schneider-Kreuznach”. It has around 620 employees worldwide, with 330 based in its German headquarters. For years now the group has been a world market leader in the area of high-performance lenses.

About Volpi AG:
Volpi develops and produces fiber-optic and optoelectronic systems and devices. The company is present at the center of the European and American economic zones with locations in Schlieren (Switzerland) and Auburn (NY, USA). Its committed and competent employees regularly develop innovative products in the area of photonics to meet the high demands of customers in the company’s target markets of image processing (machine vision), medical technology, life science and industrial endoscopy. A special focus is on customer-specific solutions that can be integrated into a wide range of applications and are tailored to individual requirements.


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