In 2012, the German textile industry generated profits of 19 billion euros and employed 120,000 people across 1200 different companies. While half of the textiles manufactured in Germany comprises clothing and home textiles, the other half comprises so-called technical textiles. These are used in fields such as car manufacturing, the construction industry, landscaping, medicine and environmental protection. Industrial cameras can be used in the field of textiles

  • for activities such as quality control and
  • process control.

Example applications in the textile industry:

  • Recognising defects (holes, knots, mispicks, loops)
  • Cutting control

Application examples