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This well-known adage doesn’t just apply to the design of systems; it also applies to the systems themselves. In systems designed for automated precision measurement, users are typically balancing accuracy of measurement, speed of operation, and cost to purchase and operate.
Coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) are often used to measure workpieces that have tight manufacturing tolerances. The “accuracy” is critically important.
Industrial robots have become part of our everyday life.
In the manufacturing industry, unknown risk can create considerable concern and hand-wringing.
Grace Duffy’s career has included excavating the desert canyons of Utah, earning a top secret security clearance to work in the White House, writing ten books and more than 250 articles, and speaking at conferences around the world.
Quality control measurement continues to evolve, especially as coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), 3-D measurement tools and other inspection innovations gain popularity.
A lot of people play fast and loose with the frequency of calibration on their gages, masters and instruments.
Disability of a key executive can destroy a business. Disability of any worker can strain a family.
All organizations have a culture, what noted anthropologist E. Adamson Hoebel defined as “the integrated system of learned behavior patterns which are characteristic of the members of a society and which are not the result of biological inheritance”
Much of offshoring occurred due to corporate failure to do the math, to consider all of the associated costs, strategic impacts and risks. The Reshoring Initiative’s free online Total Cost of Ownership Estimator™ is available to help companies do the math.
Alufix is a modular fixturing system made out of high-tensile aluminum for measuring fixtures, checking gages, assembly or welding fixtures, cubings, gages, meisterbocks, blue bucks, and data control models.
New Gage-Line Deluxe Comparator Calibration Kit for Optical Comparators and other Calibration Applications.
The VHX Digital Microscope is designed to alleviate the shortcomings of traditional optical microscopes.
With a solid 25-year track record, countless auditor recommendations and chosen by over 12,000 facilities worldwide, GAGEtrak is the #1 calibration management software solution in the world.
JG&A Metrology Center is a global leader for Industrial Computed Tomography Scanning Services.
The QI Macros SPC Software for Excel draws control charts, histograms with Cp, Cpk, Pareto charts and more.
Shimadzu’s HMV-G Series of Micro Vickers hardness testers provide an operator-friendly, cost-effective solution for a wide range of testing applications.
Diatest’s Digital Thread Depth Gage is now available for use with ANSI members.
MarCal 16 EWRi Digital Calipers with internal MarConnect transmitters and MarCom software provide secure economical wireless data transmission.
Minitab 17 is a leading statistical software for quality improvement worldwide.