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Management

Mentor, Leader, Teacher, Friend

The 2014 Quality Professional of the Year manages to do it all.

Grace Duffy’s career has included excavating the desert canyons of Utah, earning a top secret security clearance to work in the White House, writing ten books and more than 250 articles, and speaking at conferences around the world.


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Test & Inspection

Metrology Automation is Here and Now

Robots and laser trackers are changing the landscape in manufacturing.

Industrial robots have become part of our everyday life.


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Software

Monte Carlo and Manufacturing

Learn more about simulation software and Monte Carlo simulation in the manufacturing industry.

In the manufacturing industry, unknown risk can create considerable concern and hand-wringing.


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Measurement

Measurement Accuracy in Coordinate Metrology

Learn more about influencing factors, determination and optimization

Coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) are often used to measure workpieces that have tight manufacturing tolerances. The “accuracy” is critically important.


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Measurement

Trends in Multi-sensor Measurement

Tactile and optical measurement techniques each have their advantages. Multisensor systems combine the strengths of both.

This well-known adage doesn’t just apply to the design of systems; it also applies to the systems themselves. In systems designed for automated precision measurement, users are typically balancing accuracy of measurement, speed of operation, and cost to purchase and operate.


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Quality 101

The Rundown on Handheld Gages

Handheld gages are mainstays in quality manufacturing environments, although they are still see seeing improvements—with more on the horizon.

Quality control measurement continues to evolve, especially as coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), 3-D measurement tools and other inspection innovations gain popularity.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

Carestream Introduces NDT Training Programs

INDUSTRY HEADLINE

US Aerospace Lab Invests in Enhanced Testing Capabilities

Vision & Sensors Web Exclusive

Basler Cameras Act as Eyes for Sistema

Scout GigE Cameras Serve Vision-Guided Robotic Clipping

Sistema is one of the fastest growing food storage brands in the world. The distinctive plastic clips on Sistema’s plastic products are well-known in households across New Zealand, and increasingly around the world.


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NDT WEB EXCLUSIVE

X-Ray Computed Tomography Expanding Horizons at Duke

From Anthropology to Aerospace Engineering and Beyond

Dr. Doug M. Boyer, assistant professor in Duke’s Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, considered access to micro CT X-ray technology essential when he interviewed with Duke last year.


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Charles J. Hellier has been active in the technology of nondestructive testing and related quality and inspection fields since 1957. Here he talks with Quality's managing editor, Michelle Bangert, about the importance of training.
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