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Analyzing Downtime

Traditionally, brain teasers are thought of as puzzles to solve using logical thought process in a sequential manner.
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Capitalize on ISO Changes

The dust has settled, the tablets have been handed down from the mountain and copies of the improved, orderly and understandable ISO 9001: 2000 standard have been landing on the desks of management all over the world.
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A Live Tool Makes Stamper's Fantasy a Reality

A die that can measure thickness and hardness in-process is a fantasy for most stampers.
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Keep Your Tools Working

A daily regimen of gage verification, combined with empirical and statistical information gained during scheduled tool calibrations, can help track the optimum time intervals for calibration, keeping the measurement tools on the shop floor and operating at peak efficiency.
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Improve Your On-Machine Inspection Accuracy

On-machine inspection using probing technology is gaining popularity, because it delivers shorter cycle Arial, and increases quality and productivity.
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Gage Block Calibration

Like most test, measurement and inspection equipment, gage blocks require regular calibration to maintain accuracy.
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Training Trends:<br>Calibrate CMMs

While browsing several manufacturing reader forums, one question keeps getting repeated.
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Multisensor CMMs Add Flexibility

A traditional coordinate measuring machine (CMM) is more accurate than a noncontact optical system, but is slower and can't be used on soft or very small parts.
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The Quality Mission

Linking valued readers like you with the key practical informationneeded to improve manufacturing processes--and to help you succeed in your job--is Quality's goal.
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Crankshaft Grinding ...With a Kiss

Machining the thrust walls on cam-shafts and crankshafts is both a critical operation and a problem-atic one.
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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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