Quality spoke with Thomas Parker, automotive market sales manager for INFICON, about the role of leak testing in additive manufacturing as the industry grows. Parker also discusses new applications in automotive, and the importance of leak testing as HVAC manufacturers begin using flammable substitutes for high-global warming potential refrigerants.
Tim Wilkinson, applications engineer at Physicom, talks with Quality about the exhibitor experience, themes, and trends of this year’s show.
Will Healy, strategic marketing manager at Balluff, shares his thoughts on the rise of predictive maintenance and Industry 4.0.
Quality spoke with James Bennett, the chief technical officer at the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), about certification, STEM education initiatives to recruit the next generation of NDT, and the importance of ASNT volunteers. ASNT celebrates 75 years this year. For more information, visit www.asnt.org.
George Schuetz, director of Precision Gages at Mahr Federal, explains how new wireless technology has affected wireless gaging.
If you want to get ahead, Quality columnist Jim Smith has thirteen tactics you can use, no matter where you work. We spoke to Jim about advice he received early in his career, tips for others in the field, and how Michael Jordan relates to the quality profession. For more information, read his “13 Steps to Get Ahead” feature in our September issue, his Face of Quality column, or his Jim Gem’s blog.
Bill Arbogast explains his perspective on quality, ISO 9001, and how to manage inevitable business changes.