Web Exclusive Stories

Annual NDT & Quality Salary Survey Shows Industry's Returning Strength

Despite the struggling national economy, compensation levels for NDT and quality professionals continued to climb over the past year, although at a slower pace than in previous time periods.
Read More

Plug Gages - Indispensable Inspection Tools

For more than half a century, plug gages have been a crucial part of maintaining tolerances of the highest standard and have been at the core of quality control applications across a variety of end-user applications.
Read More

Siemens Helps Detroit-Based Manufacturer of Diesel Engines Reduce Energy Costs and Slash CO2 Emissions

A Detroit-based manufacturer of workhorse diesel engines is using eddy current technology to save about $150,000 a year in utility costs.
Read More

The Classic Gage, Explained

According to a recent Quality reader survey, 97% of respondents said they used plug gages on the shop floor. Learn more about this classic gage. For more information, read this article in our May issue.
Read More

Achieving Human-Inspired Bipedal Robotic Walking With LabVIEW

By developing a controller based on LabVIEW, National Instruments achieved stable, efficient, human-like bipedal walking on an underactuated robot through human-inspired feedback control strategies. The key benefits of this solution include reduced control complexity; reduced power requirements and minimal sensing requirements
Read More

Nondestructive Testing Methods--How Eddy Current Ultrasonic Testing Works

Two reliable nondestructive testing solutions are ultrasonic testing (UT) and eddy current testing.
Read More

Case Study: Developing a Photon Counting System for Thermoluminescence

Using NI products, Italian company IPSES developed this thermoluminescence (TL) analysis system for material science and physics departments, specifically for dating ceramic archaeological materials.
Read More

Quality Observations: Preventing the Titanic Disaster 100 Years Later

Let's examine how health and safety systems, risk management, and other quality management principles could have been applied to prevent this tragedy.
Read More

Meet Quality's 2012 Professional of the Year

Harry Moser wants to strengthen American manufacturing. In this podcast, he describes his success so far, his visit to the White House, and why he would like to see a new buzzword in manufacturing. For more information, visit www.qualitymag.com or www.reshorenow.org.
Read More

Quality's 2012 Professional of the Year Explains TCO

If you want to calculate how much it costs to make something in the United States, Harry Moser can help. In our second podcast with Quality's 2012 Professional of the Year, Moser explains how to use his Total Cost of Ownership software. For more information, visit www.qualitymag.com or www.reshorenow.org.
Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

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.
More Podcasts

Quality Magazine

CoverImage

2015 January

Check out the January 2015 edition of Quality Magazine for features!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

The Skills Gap

What is the key to solving the so-called skills gap in the quality industry?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png  

eNewsletters