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You have just finished your R&R study. Everything has gone according to plan and you are feeling quite pleased. Yet there is something off, something wrong. Your R&R percentage is too high. Now what?
With more man-hours being spent on programming work, differences in worker-created measurement programs, and inefficient programs being created due to proficiency issues, the industry has moved from 2-D drawings to 3-D annotated models.
Karen Spencer had never before considered applying for the Plant of the Year award. But, one Saturday afternoon last year, she came across an application in the magazine, and felt compelled to apply.
As applications continue to demand more of engineering materials and as the stakes for life expectancy of finished products continue to rise, testing is anticipated to play an ever more important role in product development and quality control processes.
The MK-U6000 Series from Keyence Corporation features an easy-to-use interface, intuitive onboard maintenance functions, auto-shower self-cleaning, easy nozzle replacement and automatic connection with Keyence visions systems for OCR verification.
Opto Diode introduces the SXUVPS4, a new multi-element detector with a 5 mm² active area in a quadrant configuration.
Matrox Radient eV-CLHS is one of the first frame grabbers in the industry to support the Camera Link HS M-Protocol through a CX4 copper connection.
The Baumer PosCon optical edge sensor will reliably master tasks which previously required complex laser measuring systems.
A cohesive workforce is critical for success.
To what extent do you believe that one can exert control over their destiny?
By combining BPM and Lean Six Sigma, enterprises benefit as a whole.
If you want to experience true success and happiness, don’t dwell on the past or the present but focus on the future.
Macro Sensors customized its position sensors with a spring manufactured from high-strength steel that is three to four times stronger than the competitive units.
Technicians used NVision’s own HandHeld 3D laser scanner to obtain dimensions of almost any size and shape while capturing 60,000 measurements per second.
Test system acts as spacecraft emulator to test overall system performance.
Experts in high-precision measurement and the application of CAD comparison software, Manchester Metrology were invited to lend practical support to the project.
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The Manufacturing Institute is on pace to beat its five-year goal of issuing 500,000 industry certifications.
Sierra-Olympic Technologies, Inc. (SOTI) announces the first in a series of affordable, uncooled microbolometer thermal cameras for industrial, machine vision, and general purpose thermal imaging applications.
The frame grabber is an add-in computer peripheral board designed to capture one or more still frames from a video input source, typically a camera.
Almost any application in the area of automatic identification (auto ID) raises fundamental questions about what the appropriate identification technology is for “my application,” but none more than track and trace.
“It’s the software, stupid,” quipped an industry executive regarding the importance of software relative to hardware components in machine vision systems.
To uphold the integrity of quality control and assessment, it is vital to maintain independence between the original equipment manufacturer and quality management.
Working thread plug gages are the fixed limit functional gages used to inspect product threads on a pass/fail basis.
Micro Photonics Inc. owner George Ferrio announced new structural changes for the company.
Camera manufacturers exhibit new products from March 17-19, 2015 at Vision China in Shanghai.
Djurovic comes to TÜV Rheinland with more than 15 years of leadership experience in the automotive and industrial marketplace.
Conventional eddy current technology has been used for many years to inspect the surfaces and subsurfaces of various components across a wide range of industries.
Designed for continuous use at operating pressures up to 350 bar, the Novotechnik TH1 touchless sensors are readily integrated into high-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders.
Position Feedback System
RSF Elektronik unveils the MSR 40 modular rotary position feedback system to machine designers who want a quick way to measure angle on larger rotary axes.
The Sensorex S8000 Series modular pH/ORP sensor platform delivers accurate pH and ORP measurement in plant water/wastewater treatment, chemical, food production, and other process environments.
Quality Brain Teasers: Real World Challenges to Build Your Manufacturing Skills (ebook)
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March 23, 2015
Automate 2015 is the largest solutions-based showcase of automation technologies in North America.
June 1, 2015
Industry leaders will convene at “Plastics-in-Motion” to explore new opportunities in the use of plastics in the automotive industry.