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Quality 101: Considerations for Measuring Large Precision Bearings

January 6, 2012
Mechanical bearings, including ball, roller, taper roller, needle, spherical and cylindrical, to mention a few, have been in use for hundreds of years, with countless designs, applications and sizes, and just as many measurement requirements that need to be defined and verified.
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Test & Inspection: Flash Forward to Today's Environmental Test Chambers

January 6, 2012
By replacing that aging chamber, you will benefit from improvements in technology.
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Software & Analysis: FMEAs for the Medical Industry: Which FMEA Type Should I Use?

January 4, 2012
Failure modes and effects analysis is a process to be used and not a form to be filled out.
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Management: A Closer Look: Understanding Risk Management for Medical Device Manufacturers

January 3, 2012
A requirement forces manufacturers to establish a formal process for dealing with risk management and focuses on how manufacturers can produce safer products.
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Measurement: Best Practices for Developing Sensing Systems for Production and Quality Control

January 3, 2012
Make use of available resources and different management environments.
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Are You a Whole Team?

December 19, 2011
Taking a whole-team approach has proved vital to getting the most out of teams developing software using agile practices. However, whatever industry or business your team is in, the following remedies can prove beneficial in improving team effectiveness and enhancing deliverable quality.


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Readers Respond: What Quality System Software Would You Recommend if Starting a Company's Quality Manual from Scratch?

December 19, 2011
Members of Quality Magazine’s LinkedIn Group offer up their own answers to this question. Do you have a response? Share your comment today.
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NVision Helps Reverse Engineer Optical Retailer's Store Display

December 16, 2011
A national marketing services provider recently used NVision Inc.'s Engineering Service Division to reverse engineer an essential part in a store display for one of the nation's largest optical retailers. NVision was able to quickly scan the part and provide the computer aided design (CAD) files necessary to mass-produce it for the display in the retailer's stores nationwide, enabling millions in annual sales.
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Inertial Sensor Components Achieving Higher Mechanical Precision with Profile Tolerancing

December 12, 2011
Figure 1: This gyroscope housing represents typical complex surface geometries. The features on this part represent a collection of small arc radii and are used within this article to demonstrate
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Special Report: Quality Spending Sees Hot Spots

December 9, 2011
While overall quality spending is expected to decrease in 2012, some categories are experiencing tremendous growth.
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