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Calibration Cycles

Calibration frequency will vary with the application

A lot of people play fast and loose with the frequency of calibration on their gages, masters and instruments.


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Trends in Leak Testing

Learn more about automatic leak testing for automotive components and assemblies.

There are numerous applications for helium, automatic leak test systems (ALTs) in the automotive components assembly process.


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Improved Flaw Detection

Technological advancements in distance gain sizing result in greater inspection accuracy and reliability.

For more than 50 years, Distance Gain Size (DGS) inspections have been performed for the code compliant flaw detection and sizing of welds across oil and gas, power generation and general fabrication applications. They are also used to inspect tubes, pipes, pressure vessels, containers and pumps.


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Sending Gages Out For Calibration

Proper Packaging of the Gages is the Most Critical Step

My lab does a lot of fixed limit gage calibration and I sometimes wonder how the folks who deal with it on a day-to-day basis cope with it all.


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Metrology Workshop April 30 - May 1

On April 30 and May 1, 2014, Don Cohen, PhD, an expert in surface roughness and its effects, will lead a two-day short course on surface finish, friction, wear and texture in Livonia, Michigan. Cohen is the founder of Michigan Metrology.
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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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2015 March

The March 2015 edition of Quality Magazine includes this years Quality's 2015 Plant of the Year.

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The Skills Gap

What is the key to solving the so-called skills gap in the quality industry?
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