The Lumenarium: The official blog of Lumetrics, Inc.

Testing Windshield Wedge Using Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensor

Posted May 01, 2018 by Kristin

The windshield has become an increasingly complex component of an automobile requiring the latest metrology tools to meet the demands of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers. While limited to more expense vehicles today, Heads Up Display’s (HUD) will continue to increase in popularity as they help drivers focus on driving.

filed under: windshield glass measurement, wedge angle measurement, auto glass inspection, glass inspection

Windshield Wedge Angle and Layer Thickness Measurements

Posted September 26, 2017 by Kristin

A small degree of wedge angle has been found useful in minimizing ghosting in automotive windshields with Heads Up Displays (HUD).   The Lumetrics OptiGauge II can measure the thickness of all layers of a laminated windshield simultaneously and is capable of determining the wedge angle as a function of location on the windshield with a high degree of accuracy as well as determining how much wedge is in each layer.

filed under: wedge angle measurement, auto glass inspection, glass inspection

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