Aerospace

Mahr Federal Expands Application Center at Providence, RI, Headquarters

February 19, 2013

 

The double-sized center includes broader range of metrology equipment to enhance application development and customer interaction.

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NASA Unveils Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan

February 12, 2013

The NASA Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan was created following development of a series of agency draft Space Technology Roadmaps.


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NDT - Magnetic Particle Inspection

Magnetic Particle Powder Performance

Choosing the correct type of magnetic particles for your application will go a long way toward getting the most reliable results.
February 11, 2013

The magnetic particle method of nondestructive testing is used for locating surface and near-subsurface discontinuities in ferromagnetic materials.


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NDT - Certification

The Expansion of Certification

Learn more about the expansion of NDE personnel certification schemes beyond SNT-TC-1A.
February 11, 2013

Traditionally in the United States, the basis for the certification and qualification of NDE personnel has been The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A.


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Verisurf Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

February 4, 2013

In 1993 Verisurf was developed to meet the needs of aerospace wind tunnel model makers requiring verification of surface profiles.


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Management

100 Ways of Looking at Quality

The companies in our Quality Leadership 100 demonstrate continuous improvement and a commitment to quality.
February 1, 2013

1903 was a big year. The Wright Brothers took to the skies, the Ford Motor Company got on the road, and a young William Boeing left Yale and headed to the West Coast.


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Test & Inspection

Consider CoaXPress

CoaXPress combines the best features of other machine vision interfaces into just one interface solution.
February 1, 2013

High-resolution and high-speed digital cameras are taking on a critical role in military and aerospace applications as the industry strives to achieve real-time image acquisition requirements while meeting an ever increasing demand for more “pixels on target.”


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Measurement

The Complete CMM

Have CMMs with multiple sensors—contact and noncontact—finally matured enough to become a complete measuring tool?
February 1, 2013

Most, if not all, quality professionals are aware that multisensor measurement systems have been around for a long time—since the 1980s, as some of us may remember—and they realize the obvious benefits when combining optical and tactile measuring into one system.


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Quality 101

Internal Threads

How much do you know about the inspection of functional thread depth?
February 1, 2013

The measurement of the depth of thread on an internal thread can be challenging. A quick and accurate way to check thread depth is to modify the go thread plug gage by adding a depth notch or depth step to represent the functional thread depth.


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Case Study

Total Quality Management

Total quality management software provides a centralized quality hub.
February 1, 2013

Whether using ERP and MES systems, or even Excel, many manufacturers rely on data from numerous disparate sources to provide them with the information they need to create a quality product.


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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.
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