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Vol. 5 No. 34

Volume 5, Issue 34 QUALITY HOME | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHTS | COMMUNITIES | CALENDAR | CLASSIFIEDS In this issue of Quality Magazine's UPDATE:  - ISO Publishes ISO 9001: 2008 - Manufacturing Technology Consumption Up
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Vol. 5 No. 33

Volume 5, Issue 33 QUALITY HOME | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHTS | COMMUNITIES | CALENDAR | CLASSIFIEDS In this issue of Quality Magazine's UPDATE:  - Manufacturers Feeling Heat, Changing Ways - NIST Tests Wireless Environment
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The Dual-Sensor Approach

A new approach has been developed that is conceptually very simple: to combine the strengths of two different measuring principles without allowing the restrictions to accumulate. Solutions applying this concept are being called “dual sensors,” because two existing sensors-each using different measurement principles-are combined and the signal outputs evaluated together.
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Case Studies: Optical Gaging Expedites Product Development

TESco Associates Inc., a developer of bio-absorbable polymeric medical implants, has implemented an OptiGauge thickness measurement system from Lumetrics, resulting in dramatically reduced product development time for complex medical tubing.
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Case Studies: A 23-Year CAM Partnership

Wanders Metaalproducten B.V. has manufactured fireplaces, stoves and storage units for 40 years. After purchasing a computer numerical control (CNC) punch in 1986, which was programmed manually, they purchased a CNC laser two years later and decided to purchase a single computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) system to drive the two.
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Off-Topic: CT Goes Jurassic

North Star’s X-View ISG Inspection Services Group was contacted with an exciting and unusual request. The Science Museum of Minnesota wanted X-ray images of a fossilized Jurassic-period crocodile skull that had been discovered on a ranch in Wyoming.
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Art Conservation with Computed Radiography

The value of radiographic imaging in nondestructive testing practices is indisputable.
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Choosing the Right Extensometer for Every Materials Testing Application

In materials and component testing the range of applications where extensometers are used is extremely diverse. As a result, the technical requirements for these devices are multifaceted, which means that there is no single device which satisfies all needs.


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Vol. 5 No. 32

Volume 5, Issue 32 QUALITY HOME | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHTS | COMMUNITIES | CALENDAR | CLASSIFIEDS In this issue of Quality Magazine's UPDATE:  - Manufacturing and the Next Four Years - NAM Champions Commerce
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The Entitlement Trap

Many organizations use the concept of entitlement to guide them when setting project goals. Entitlement may be preventing those organizations from achieving breakthrough results, in turn missing potential savings from improvement projects.
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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.
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