American IV Products Inc., Harmans, MD, manufactures patient monitoring devices, including fetal monitor transducers, ECG cables and temperature probes. The company filled the number two spot on this year's Quality Leadership 100 list. Listen to our interview with Bob Rogers, director of quality operations at AIV, to learn why.
Imagine this situation: You are standing in the power tools section of your local hardware store gazing longingly at the dazzling array of equipment with which you could transform your home into something worthy of a Bob Vila masterpiece.
When measuring surface roughness, typically the average roughness, Ra, is specified. Ra is a measure of the average of the absolute value of the variation of the surface texture profile about a best-fit mean line. A typical specification for Ra may be 16 microinches, or 0.4 micrometers.
Recently, Advanced Inspection Technologies received a call from a distraught groom-to-be who had dropped his future bride’s wedding ring down a drain. He needed a borescope rental to find and retrieve the ring the day before the wedding.
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