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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

ShapeGrabber Joins QVI Family

April 3, 2014

Quality Vision International (QVI) announced that it has acquired ShapeGrabber Incorporated, a manufacturer of automated 3D scanners for industrial applications.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

PMEL Attacks Calibration with Military Precision

April 3, 2014

Precision is key for military applications.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

MTI Helps Robots Inspire Interest in Manufacturing

April 2, 2014

MTI Systems, Inc. announced its support to the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics club, “MIGHTY Mechanics” (Agawam, MA) – striving to help inspire students interest towards a manufacturing career.


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NDT

How to Use NDT in Weld Process Monitoring

As materials for welding change, so do the nondestructive technologies that are used to inspect them.
April 2, 2014

When it comes to ensuring that defects in welds are detected in an assembly line, nondestructive testing (NDT) is an essential tool. Without a means of assessing potential errors in welds, welding would be risky business.


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NDT

Calibrating X-ray CT Systems

Learn more about the two main methods of calibrating CT data
April 2, 2014

Like other metrology technologies, X-ray CT systems must be traceably calibrated to give true metrological performance.


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NDT

Medical Imaging Technology for the Digital Transition of Nondestructive Testing

Faced with the same basic challenges of the medical industry—how to quickly and reliably store, retrieve and share images—the NDT industry was able to adopt some of the same technologies.
April 2, 2014

Driven by immense pressure to improve productivity and reduce costs, the medical industry has transitioned to digital imaging and archiving over the past two decades. Seeing the benefits of this digital transition, other industries are now following suit, leveraging the technology pioneered and proven by the highly regulated medical imaging industry.


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NDT

3 Leak Testing Misconceptions

Exposing sealing misconceptions to improve leak test results.
April 2, 2014

Leak testing plays an important role in today’s manufacturing environment by ensuring the quality and performance of a product.


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NDT

Leak Detection Systems and the Auto Industry

Learn more about new helium leak detection without vacuum chambers.
April 2, 2014

Automotive manufacturing quality demands continue to increase along with pressure to further reduce costs, especially for critical components and systems that require leak testing.


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Management

Mentor, Leader, Teacher, Friend

The 2014 Quality Professional of the Year manages to do it all.
April 1, 2014

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.
April 1, 2014

Industrial robots have become part of our everyday life.


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Multimedia

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Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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