To be Lean, in process improvement speak, is to maximize customer value by eliminating waste. This means that an organization can create more value for customers with fewer resources if they can understand customer value and focus key processes to continually improve.
Too often users of precision measuring instruments and gages end up with the wrong equipment and don’t find out until it’s too late. ‘Too late’ means after rejects are detected by in-house measurements or in worst case scenarios, by their customer.
Composite components are used extensively in the design of new generation aircraft. During manufacturing, the aircraft’s structural components must be inspected with ultrasonic technology to ensure their integrity.
When I was 19 years old, my first paying job in the nondestructive testing (NDT) industry was inspecting a weld repair on a water intake pipe at the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant in New Hampshire.
Dedicated to advanced NDT inspection technologies, Eddyfi expanded its portfolio of internal rotating inspection system (IRIS) products to support tubing as small as 12.7 mm (0.5 in) in outside diameter (OD) to pipes as large as 168 mm (6.6 in) in OD.
Optimized for single-handed operation, the EPOCH 6LT flaw detector combines a leading-edge ergo-nomic design with powerful ultrasonic functionality in an instrument built specifically for rope access and high portability applications.
LECO introduced the new PX400/PX500 grinder/polisher series to their lineup of metallographic products. This grinder/polisher series emphasizes ease-of-use while delivering exceptionally flat specimens to help users keep their metallography lab running smoothly.
Lapp Group USA has introduced enhancements to its EPIC® ULTRA rectangular connector housings with new covers and models aimed at the food and beverage industry or any other application that requires electrical connectors with high levels of corrosion resistance.
The ModuLab can achieve strict environmental control by incorporating HEPA filtration to regulate air quality ranging from Class 1,000 to 100,000. Modulab can be used in conjunction with dust collectors to control room dust levels.