Advances in camera, sensor, and video interface technologies have helped power the continuing development of machine vision solutions for manufacturing and quality inspection that far surpass the abilities of any human.
Quality management professionals focused their eyes on the big update to ISO 9001 in September, and changes in the standard will require top leadership to do the same moving into the new year and beyond.
The cost today for a catastrophic press failure ranges from thousands of dollars in lost production time and replacement costs to the loss of a key operator due to injury or a customer that takes his business elsewhere.
“The true measure of a successful NDT training program lies in the student’s ability to demonstrate that the body of knowledge was thoroughly comprehended and that the skills to effectively perform the nondestructive tests have been achieved. This should be the goal of all NDT courses.”