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Title: Method and Apparatus for Determining the Surface Area of a Threaded Fastener

Source: U.S. Patent 8,041,150 B2. October 18, 2011. 15 pgs. Int. Classif. G06K 9/32.https://patents.google.com/patent/US8041150B2/en?oq=11%2f998%2c116

Author(s)Rammer, Douglas; Zelinka, Samuel

Publication Year: 2012  View Document »

Category: Patents

Abstract: A method and apparatus are provided for the determination of a surface area of a fastener, such as a threaded fastener. Specifically, an image of the fastener is acquired, and the image is separated into at least two regions, for instance three regions, and the surface area of each region is determined. The surface areas determined for each region are summed to determine the surface area of the fastener.

Keywords: surface area, threaded fastener, algorithm

Date posted: 09/25/2012
RITS Product ID: 61785
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Rammer, Douglas R.
Research General Engineer
Zelinka, Samuel L.
Materials Research Engineer
 

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