MVTec Screws Dataset


The MVTec Screws dataset has been designed for oriented box detection. It contains 384 images of 13 different types of screws and nuts on a wooden background. All objects are labeled by oriented bounding boxes and their respective category. Overall, there are 4,426 of such annotations.


For ease-of-use, the dataset is provided in HALCON's deep learning dataset format (DLDataset dictionary), as well as in a format that is similar to the well-known COCO dataset format (

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Please note that our dataset is hosted on an FTP server. You need a browser that supports the File Transfer Protocol (e.g. Mozilla Firefox) or an FTP client software to download them.


If you use this dataset in scientific work, please cite our paper:

Markus Ulrich, Patrick Follmann, Jan-Hendrik Neudeck: A comparison of shape-based matching with deep-learning-based object detection; in: Technisches Messen, 2019, DOI 10.1515/teme-2019-0076.


The data is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).

For using the data in a way that falls under the commercial use clause of the license or any other questions, please contact us via the form below.

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