Automotive

Hexagon Metrology Enhances PC-DMIS Inspection Software

 Both software programs offer new tools and improved features for inspection and measurement applications.  


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Test & Inspection

Manage Materials Testing Costs

How to calculate ROI and justify an investment in a materials testing system

When talking with prospects and customers, testing machine manufacturers often come across symptoms that imply the current situation could be improved dramatically with a new investment in technology, specifically a well-engineered materials testing system.


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GR&R Software

The Expanded Gage R&R Study

When a standard GR&R study is not enough, try an Expanded Gage R&R.

If you can’t trust your measurement system, you can’t trust the data it produces.


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Management

Problem Solved

Learn how the theory of inventive problem solving could work for you.

Ford had a problem. On a small number of vehicles, the powertrain hardware and software malfunctioned.


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Software & Analysis

The Essential Tool of GD&T

The primary purpose of GD&T is to make the drawing specifications clear and unambiguous.

“GD&T was developed to address the many problems that had been encountered over the years as companies tried to describe their part geometry.”


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Measurement

In-Line Gaging Systems Can Impact More Than Just Part Quality

Learn more about the world of in-line gaging.

The rapid growth of in-line gaging over the last few years has been focused primarily on the use of this approach as a tool for improving quality.


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Case Study

Materials Testing Supports Quality In Automotive Manufacturing

Supplier of testing solutions partners with leading auto makers to meet new challenges.

The global automobile industry is reaching record levels with the production of more than 80 million units in 2011 supported by more than EU 50 billion investment in research and development, according to BDW Automotive.


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Case Study

Tribal Knowledge

Capture Functional Knowledge, Customs, Language and Best Practices to Create Repeatable Processes Company-Wide.

In manufacturing, repeatable, measurable process is prized while “winging it’ is verboten. And for good reason: process equals discipline, safety and efficiency.


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Case Study

Companies Save Millions By Reducing Warranty Return Rates by 50% or More

How savvy CEOs are finding unique ways to increase profitability by substantially reducing warranty claims.

Faced with slimmer profit margins in a shrinking economy, today’s leaders of manufacturing businesses find themselves scrutinizing every aspect of their business model to find ways to shave costs.  Profitability targets are getting harder and harder to attain, while ever-present threats of economic trouble loom ever larger.


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Quality 101

Probing Capabilities Explained

Learn more about advances in probing technology.

Today’s manufacturers have plenty of options when it comes to probes, as advances in probing technology have allowed for better and faster machining operations.


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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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