Articles by Steve Maves

Quality 101: Vision Sensors

To ship consistently high-quality products while keeping costs down, companies are incorporating more automated inspections into their manufacturing processes. Photoelectric sensors can handle simple visual inspections, but complex inspections require machine vision. The range of machine vision products available-from off-the-shelf $1,000 vision sensors to custom systems that run tens of thousands of dollars-create opportunities for automation, while reducing waste and improving productivity.
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Karen Spencer, Clinkenbeard's quality manager, discusses what makes the plant stand out, advice for other plants, and looks to the future.
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2015 May

The May 2015 edition of Quality Magazine includes articles on cloud technologies, depth gages, ISO 9001, digital inspection and cool new products.

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