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State-of-the-Art Ultrasonics

February 5, 2009
Ultrasonics is the newest of the nondestructive testing technologies. It was not until World War II that industrial ultrasonic inspection became an accepted inspection tool.
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Vol. 6 No. 2

January 29, 2009
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The Father of the Articulating Arm

January 28, 2009
The Romer articulating arm was introduced more than 35 years ago. In the mid-1970s, a California technology company called Eaton Leonard Corp. designed an arm-shaped instrument for tube inspection that could capture the shape of a 3-D object such as an exhaust pipe.
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Driving Automobile Innovation

January 28, 2009
Piezoelectric ceramic components made of lead zirconate titanates (PZT) have enabled many recent technological innovations in the automobile industry. PZT components can be found throughout many state-of-the-art vehicles, enhancing safety, performance, energy-efficiency and comfort.
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Case Studies: Testing a Soft-Body Robot

January 28, 2009
Using a biaxial testing machine, researchers characterize and model silicone materials for complex soft-bodied robots.
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Case Studies: Quick Mid-Project Redesign

January 28, 2009
A safety equipment manufacturer takes advantage of 3-D laser scanning to quickly and cheaply improve the aesthetics of a product mid project.
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Vol. 6 No. 1

January 7, 2009
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Standardized Safety

December 30, 2008
The list of national and international standards seems never ending and ever changing. As a result, standards and regulations continue to create significant challenges for Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) members in identifying, understanding and applying the requirements of the many standards.
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Case Studies: Correcting Low First-Pass Yield

December 30, 2008
Williamette Valley Co. produces polyurethane systems used in many industrial applications. In the past, the company had difficulty maintaining high yields when producing these products.
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Case Studies: Astounding Time Savings

December 30, 2008
Toshiba GE Turbine Components has reduced the time required to inspect and measure steam turbine blades from 280 minutes to 45 minutes through use of the Maxos noncontact measurement system from NVision Inc.
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