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K&G - Sapphire Boules
K&G - Sapphire Boules

Boule Inspection

Raise the efficiency of your production

Sapphire boules created by the Kyropoulos method have a clear but uneven surface, making optical inspection rather difficult. With advanced image processing techniques, Intego has achieved the ability to look inside the unrefined boule.

 Performance data

  • Inclusions and smoke detection: Find small inclusions within the boule and visualize the defect concentration in the 3D model.
  • 3D geometry measurement: Create a 3D model of the boule's outer shape.
  • Yieldmax: This feature provides optimized coring suggestions based on the 3D defect model. The software package finds the ideal coring points with various drilling diameters, ranging from 1" to 8".
  • Machine connectivity: The optional datalink enables you to exactly position and turn the boule for milling within a CNC-mill for highest yield.
  • Various options: Weighing, barcode scanning, roughness measurement.

Technical option

For boules created by other methods, please refer to our slab inspection tools.

Further options

If you require an individual solution, Intego offers free-of-charge feasibility studies based on sample parts. The prepared study will include a system design with draft specifications and a price estimate. Do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Your contact for boule inspection

Andreas Eckl

Andreas Eckl
+49 9131 61082-220