In-Sight Laser Profiler

In-Sight Laser Profiler Applications

The In-Sight Laser Profiler performs precise, repeatable measurements for a wide variety of industries.


Ideal for a wide range of automotive applications including: inspecting the thickness of clutch plates, measuring the area of weld seams, checking the position of sun roof adhesive and inspecting engine block alignment.

Airbag compartment cover gap measurement Airbag compartment cover gap measurement
Bearing inspection laser displacement scanning automotive Bearing Inspection
Brake pad inspection Brake pad inspection using Cognex laser displacement
Car seat wrinkle detection Car seat wrinkle detection using laser scanner
Clutch plate inspection Clutch plate inspection using two 3d laser profilers
Engine block alignment inspection Engine block alignment inspection
Engine block piston head height inspection automotive engine block piston head height inspection on conveyor using laser line inspection
Flush and gap measurement car door flush and gap measurement using laser line
Sunroof adhesive inspection Sunroof adhesive glue bead inspection with laser profile
Tire tread profile measurement Tire tread profile measurement using three Cognex laser profilers
Weld seam inspection Right angle metal joint weld seam inspection using laser light inspection

Consumer Products

To ensure adherence to specifications, manufacturers rely on measurements sensors to: identify defects on continuously-formed extrusions, verify correct fiber cable winding and inspect the tongue and grooves on lumber.

Angled sheet metal inspection Angled sheet metal inspection
Dry wall surface defect detection Dry wall surface defect detection
Extrusion inspection Extrusion inspection
Fiber cable winding inspection DS1000 fiber cable winding inspection
Position and tracking verification Position and tracking verification
Rivet inspection Rivet inspection
Surface wrinkle detection Surface wrinkle detection on conveyor belt using four DS1000 displacement sensors
Tongue and groove inspection Wood plank tongue and groove inspection


The electronics industry relies on micron-level accuracy when performing inspections on very small components such as: verifying the correct button height, coplanarity of connector pins and inspecting SIM card flushness.

Button height inspection DSMax button height inspection on electronic device
Component verification Component verification of electronics with DSMax
Coplanarity pin inspection Coplanarity pin inspection with Cognex DSMax
Housing dimension inspection Housing dimension inspection of electronics with blue laser sensor
Keyboard flatness measurement Keyboard keys flatness measurement with red laser line inspection
Screw insertion depth check Screw insertion depth check on phone with blue laser light
SIMM tray flushness inspection SIMM tray flushness inspection
Substrate in pocket inspection Substrate in pocket inspection
Terminal height measurement PCB circuit board terminal height measurement with laser
Terminal height measurement Terminal height measurement

Food and Beverage

Ensuring consumer safety and quality is important in the food and beverage industry. Laser profilers measure food items to prevent undercooking, verify the proper placement of caps and ensure packaging seals are intact.

Food portioning verification Food portioning blocks of cheese verification through size inspection on conveyor
Food uniformity inspection Food uniformity inspection
Injection molded cup inspection Injection molded cup inspection
Package seal inspection Package seal inspection


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