Measurement

Case Study

CTM Increases Measurement Accuracy using Fowler and Wins

NASA Mars Lander Projects and More.
August 6, 2013

CTM (Custom Tool & Model Corp) founded in 1969, is a high precision engineering machine company based in Frankfort, New York.


Read More
Test & Inspection

Using Optical Inspection to Boost Quality

Optical inspection is an essential part of the quality process in manufacturing.
August 5, 2013

In some instances, optical inspection can refer to human visual inspection of an object, but these days it more likely refers to Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) conducted by a machine vision system or specialized AOI system.


Read More
Other Dimensions

Identify or Qualify?

Everything doesn’t need to be calibrated
August 5, 2013

In metrology we have similar benign bits of hardware that can create havoc if misapplied, but in the grand scheme of things rarely are.


Read More
Measurement

Modular Measurement

Modular multi-gage systems provide flexibility for high precision, short run inspection.
August 1, 2013

Traditionally the length of a production run was a key factor in the selection of a dimensional gaging system.


Read More

Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference Begins on July 22, 2013 in San Diego, CA

July 17, 2013

Coordinate Metrology Society Rounds Out CMSC 2013 with Networking Events and Banquet, Career Fair, USS Midway Museum Tour, and 5 Billion Micron Fun Run/Walk.


Read More
Other Dimensions

How to Get Accurate Calibration Prices

Prevent problems and price changes by following these tips.
July 9, 2013

Many calibration customers become frustrated with their calibration sources because of price changes after they’ve sent a purchase order and the gages to the lab.


Read More
Market Analysis

Cost-Effective Gages: Continue to Woo End Users

Research indicates average growth for the global gages market.
July 8, 2013

While most metrology markets are extremely challenged by the sluggish economy, the global gages market remains relatively well-positioned primarily due to its cost-effectiveness.


Read More
Aerospace - Fatigue Testing

Rethinking Force Measurement…for Fatigue Testing And Beyond

Force measuring instruments have come a long way. Today’s equipment opens up possibilities once in the exclusive domain of more complex systems.
July 8, 2013

The decision to purchase a piece of measuring equipment should never be taken lightly.


Read More
Aerospace - AS9100 Update

Lessons Learned from the AS9100 Rev. C Transition

Changes can be difficult, but they can often improve an organization.
July 3, 2013

As the cliché goes, quality is an endless journey. Irrespective of your performance as a supplier, when it comes to customer expectations, there is only one way: up.


Read More
Measurement

New Technology Improves Photogrammetry

Mid-nineteenth century measurement technique now benefits from optics and scanners.
July 1, 2013
If you have ever watched an episode of NCIS, played the latest version of Microsoft Kinect, or been pulled over by the police after being clocked at doing 40 mph in a 25 mph zone, you have been exposed to photogrammetry.
Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

 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.
More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Quality Magazine

cover_image

2014 April

Check out the April 2014 edition of Quality Magazine for features!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Manufacturing Process

Has/does news about a manufacturers’ recall (like the GM recall in the news now) cause you or your company to reexamine its manufacturing process?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

eNewsletters

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png