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create_sheet_of_light_calib_objectcreate_sheet_of_light_calib_objectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObject (Operator)


create_sheet_of_light_calib_objectcreate_sheet_of_light_calib_objectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObject — Create a calibration object for sheet-of-light calibration.


create_sheet_of_light_calib_object( : : Width, Length, HeightMin, HeightMax, FileName : )

Herror create_sheet_of_light_calib_object(double Width, double Length, double HeightMin, double HeightMax, const char* FileName)

Herror T_create_sheet_of_light_calib_object(const Htuple Width, const Htuple Length, const Htuple HeightMin, const Htuple HeightMax, const Htuple FileName)

void CreateSheetOfLightCalibObject(const HTuple& Width, const HTuple& Length, const HTuple& HeightMin, const HTuple& HeightMax, const HTuple& FileName)

static void HOperatorSet.CreateSheetOfLightCalibObject(HTuple width, HTuple length, HTuple heightMin, HTuple heightMax, HTuple fileName)


create_sheet_of_light_calib_objectcreate_sheet_of_light_calib_objectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObject creates a CAD model of a calibration object for sheet-of-light calibration with calibrate_sheet_of_lightcalibrate_sheet_of_lightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLight and stores it in FileNameFileNameFileNameFileNamefileName.

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A calibration object for sheet-of-light calibration

The calibration object consists of a ramp with a truncated pyramid rotated by 45 degrees. The calibration object contains an orientation mark in the form of a circular hole. The dimensions of the calibration target in WidthWidthWidthWidthwidth, LengthLengthLengthLengthlength, HeightMinHeightMinHeightMinHeightMinheightMin, and HeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxheightMax must be given in meters. LengthLengthLengthLengthlength must be at least 10% larger than WidthWidthWidthWidthwidth. The Z coordinate of the highest point on the truncated pyramid is at most HeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxheightMax. The calibration object might not be found by calibrate_sheet_of_lightcalibrate_sheet_of_lightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLight if the height difference between the truncated pyramid and the ramp is too small. In this case, adjust HeightMinHeightMinHeightMinHeightMinheightMin and HeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxheightMax accordingly or increase the sampling rate when acquiring the calibration data.

The dimensions of the calibration object should be chosen such that it is possible to cover the measuring volume of the sheet-of-light setup. In addition, when selecting the LengthLengthLengthLengthlength of the calibration object, the speed of the sheet-of-light setup should be considered such that the calibration object is sampled with enough profile measurements.

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Technical drawing of the calibration object, where c is the diameter of the orientation mark, d is the distance of the pyramid from the front of the calibration object, h is the height of the truncated pyramid, b is the length of the diagonal of the pyramid at the bottom, t is the corresponding length at the top, and is the angle of the ramp as seen in the drawing. You can calculate these dimensions with the procedure get_sheet_of_light_calib_object_dimensions.

Set the parameter 'calibration_object'"calibration_object""calibration_object""calibration_object""calibration_object" to FileNameFileNameFileNameFileNamefileName with set_sheet_of_light_paramset_sheet_of_light_paramSetSheetOfLightParamSetSheetOfLightParamSetSheetOfLightParam to use the generated calibration object in a subsequent call to calibrate_sheet_of_lightcalibrate_sheet_of_lightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLight.

Note that MVTec does not offer 3D calibration objects. Instead, use create_sheet_of_light_calib_objectcreate_sheet_of_light_calib_objectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObject to generate a customized CAD model of a calibration object. This CAD model can then be used to produce the calibration object. Milled aluminum is an established material for this. However, depending on the required precision, its thermal stability may be a problem. Note that the surface should be bright. Its color may have to be adjusted depending on the color of the laser to provide a sufficient contrast to the color of the laser. Additionally, the surface must not be translucent nor reflective. To achieve this, you can anodize or lacquer it. Please note that when lacquering it, the accuracy might be decreased due to the applied paintwork. However, a surface that is too rough leads to a decreasing precision as well. It is advisable to have the produced calibration object remeasured to determine whether the required accuracy can be achieved. The accuracy of the calibration object should be ten times higher than the required accuracy of measurement. After having the object measured, the results can be manually inserted into the DXF file that can then be used for the calibration with calibrate_sheet_of_lightcalibrate_sheet_of_lightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLightCalibrateSheetOfLight.

Execution Information


WidthWidthWidthWidthwidth (input_control)  number HTupleHTupleHtuple (real) (double) (double) (double)

Width of the object.

Default value: 0.1

LengthLengthLengthLengthlength (input_control)  number HTupleHTupleHtuple (real) (double) (double) (double)

Length of the object.

Default value: 0.15

HeightMinHeightMinHeightMinHeightMinheightMin (input_control)  number HTupleHTupleHtuple (real) (double) (double) (double)

Minimum height of the ramp.

Default value: 0.005

HeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxHeightMaxheightMax (input_control)  number HTupleHTupleHtuple (real) (double) (double) (double)

Maximum height of the ramp.

Default value: 0.04

FileNameFileNameFileNameFileNamefileName (input_control)  filename.write HTupleHTupleHtuple (string) (string) (HString) (char*)

Filename of the model of the calibration object.

Default value: 'calib_object.dxf' "calib_object.dxf" "calib_object.dxf" "calib_object.dxf" "calib_object.dxf"

File extension: .dxf


The operator create_sheet_of_light_calib_objectcreate_sheet_of_light_calib_objectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObjectCreateSheetOfLightCalibObject returns the value 2 (H_MSG_TRUE) if the given parameters are correct. Otherwise, an exception will be raised.


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