The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation wants to highlight the opportunities in manufacturing. Rodney Grover, senior development officer at the SME Education Foundation, explains how the Edge Factor video series, EduFactor classroom videos, and a Reality Redesigned student design competition are trying to give the manufacturing industry a better image. For more information, visit www.edgefactor.com.
Computed Tomography (CT) has been around for years. The completeness and clarity of information provided by CT technology has improved dramatically over the last several years, and its benefits are nothing short of amazing when compared with merely looking at and probing patients from the outside.
With pressure to reduce cost while improving productivity, every automotive manufacturer has had to consider in-process quality control. To an extent, quality has become a given, but there still remains a huge variance in the sampling rate depending upon a particular manufacturing component and process.
In an interview with Quality magazine, Otto Geiseman, business unit manager of Carl Zeiss IMT's Junker & Partner Detroit, describes how fixturing technology can help readers, and explains the fixturing market today. www.carlzeiss.com/metrology