An increasing number of sophisticated household devices are now designed and equipped with high quality surfaces. For example, free-standing refrigerators are often a decorative eye-catcher in a modern kitchen. Washing machines also match modern interior designs with their attractive appearance. This is why an immaculate surface for household devices is becoming increasingly important. surfaceCONTROL reliably inspects the housing surfaces, front panels and covers for typical defects such as bumps, dents and sink marks in product development and during the different stages of production.