Articles by Richard D. Brown

Improve Productivity with Hardness Testing

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?

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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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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