• Program: Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Vision Systems for QA/SPC
  • Course #: ARET1165
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

In this course students will learn how to perform quality control as applied to packaging machines. Students will learn up to date methods using Vision System technology, and how to apply Statistical Process Control. The basic principles of machinery operation will also be discussed. Students will complete a statistical process control chart based on their machine set-up. Included are workbooks and lab exercises providing a background on packaging machines where quality control is used.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Apply PC/camera Vision System as outlined in workbook and labs
Complete wrapping workbook
Complete form fill seal workbook
Set up intermittent motion machine
Troubleshoot intermittent motion machine
Outline weighing techniques
Troubleshoot checkweigher
Complete weighing workbook
Calibrate electronic scales
Identify fillers
Describe types of data
Construct histogram
Complete SPC projects

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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