Articles by Richard D. Brown

Improve Productivity with Hardness Testing

July 30, 2009
Indentation hardness, traditionally reserved for the lab, has evolved to in-situ production applications to improve yields, reduce costs, maximize resources and generally improve the overall productivity of an operation.
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Is Force Measurement Evolving into Materials Testing?

December 30, 2008
Functionality, accuracy and precision formerly reserved for more expensive, more complex materials testing systems now are common attributes of many force measurement systems. Driving this evolution is the demand from manufacturers to employ more testing directly on the production floor and the need to validate incoming products from global sources.
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 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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