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Case Studies: Proper Training Secures Product Quality

July 31, 2008
When a manufacturer of gearboxes encountered an unacceptable failure rate, its ball bearing supplier identified that the problem lay in insufficient training, and subsequently developed a training program to rectify the situation.
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Case Studies: Fast, Efficient Calibration

July 31, 2008
Using a newly purchased calibration system, a company dropped its average time per calibration from two hours to 30 minutes-a 75% time reduction.
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Off-Topic: Unlocking the Secrets of Ancient Artifacts

July 31, 2008
The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at Brooklyn College is using laser scanning technology to develop a new research area in the study of ancient cylinder seal impressions and clay tablets bearing cuneiform inscriptions, an early form of writing.
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Dispelling the Myths of ISO 9001

June 27, 2008
ISO 9001 is very simply a total quality/business management system based on the very simple continual improvement methodologies of plan, do, check and act. Most companies producing quality products or providing a quality service and continually improving on these processes to satisfy their customers are already in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001.
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Off-Topic: How to Engineer a Winning Team

June 27, 2008
A two-person bobsled team enlists an all-star roster of manufacturers to reverse engineer handmade blades, creating exact replicas made from a standardized material.
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Case Studies: Solving Pressure Distribution Problems

June 27, 2008
A manufacturer and supplier of load cells and torque and pressure sensors solved fluctuations in clamping pressure during manufacture in part through the use of a pressure-recording film.
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Case Studies: Automated Metal Manufacturing

June 27, 2008
By switching computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software, a manufacturer of assembled sheet metal products was able to get more out of its punch press.
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Applying Eddy Current

June 2, 2008
Monitoring interactions in a running engine presents a genuine challenge; enormous pressures and temperatures are present, along with multiple moving parts-making the integration of sensors almost impossible.
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Case Studies: Materials Testing 101

June 2, 2008
When engineer and scientist Mike LaCourt, an instructor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan Technological University, needed materials testing machines that were easy to use and allowed new students to work independently, he turned to Tinius Olsen.
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Case Studies: SPC Automates Quality Control

June 2, 2008
Trek Bicycle Corp. needed a way to quickly and reliably monitor weights in the OCLV carbon molding area. There was no effective system in place to monitor weights, and Trek was looking to automate this function.
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 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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