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2013 September

Check out the September 2013 edition of Quality Magazine for features about Test & Inspection, Software and Measurement
Management

13 Steps to Get Ahead

Follow these best practices to get results in your career.
September 3, 2013
In every place I’ve worked, I’ve noticed a handful of patterns. Some people seem to fit in well, do their work, and usually get the perks—opportunities, raises and promotions. Others are just kind of “there”—they do their work, but they never step up to the plate and rarely get the perks.
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Test & Inspection

Digital Radiography for Aviation and Aerospace

The conversion from X-ray film technology to digital inspection systems eliminates cost-intensive film procurement and storage.
November 22, 2013

Digital radiographic inspection systems have long since become common in many industrial fields.


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Software & Analysis

Industrial CT Supports GD&T

Industrial computed tomography can help with your GD&T projects.
September 6, 2013
Manufacturers of complex component parts understand all too well how important it is to acquire an accurate and precise scale of measurement to check their parts to specification and establish conformity with the data.
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Measurement

The Shape of Things to Come: A Look at the New ISO Form Standards

These standards may have a significant impact on how some companies specify, measure and manufacture parts.
September 3, 2013
In August of 2011 I made a presentation to our sales team on how we had incorporated the new ISO Geometrical Product Specifications into our operating software for all of our form tester products.
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Guest Column

Great Stories Shared at HxGN LIVE

Over 3,500 Professionals From More Than 70 Countries Attend Annual Event
September 3, 2013
Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, welcomed more than 3,500 attendees from over 70 countries to their third annual international conference, HxGN LIVE.
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Other Dimensions

Practical Checks on Measurements

Is there a way to improve calibration—without ramping up costs?
September 11, 2013
Many companies have their equipment calibrated on a regular basis and believe all will be well until they are calibrated again.
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Speaking of Quality

Recalls and Violations

There's more than one way to implement quality--correctly or not
September 12, 2013
Searching over headlines, it is difficult to believe there is quality in American products and services.
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Face of Quality

The Value of a Certified Quality Professional

Certification benefits both you and your organization.
September 9, 2013
In my April 2013 column, I explained Ten Reasons to Invest in Yourself. Due to the number of comments and follow up questions, I thought it worthwhile to do a sequel.
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Legal Insight

Conducting Workplace Investigations

Follow these steps in planning investigations.
September 10, 2013
Managers should be capable of addressing accusations of employment discrimination and harassment.
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From the Editor: Connections

The go-between for people and machine.
September 6, 2013

Connections. Making them is a part of our work and personal lives.


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Euro-Tech PG 1000

September 27, 2013

Manufacturers are measuring tool tolerances in microns, finishes are highly polished and possibly diamond coated, making contactless inspection the only acceptable method.


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Trubiquity TRUcentrixTM

September 19, 2013

TRUcentrix™ is a secure project collaboration solution that helps simplify and speed data flow among companies and global trading partners.


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Heidenhain 3-D Inspection System

September 30, 2013

Offering a new 3-D Profiling capability to inspection measurement, Heidenhain’s versatile IK 5000 QUADRA-CHEK PC software system now gives operators the ability to quickly measure and determine parts profiles within desired tolerance zones.


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Western Micro IIi Air Gage Readouts

September 30, 2013

Western’s Micro IIi Air Gage Readouts provides fast and accurate measurements of internal and external diameters.


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GAGEtrak Calibration Management Software

September 29, 2013

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.


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Minitab Statistical Software

September 29, 2013

Minitab® 16 is a leading statistical software for quality improvement worldwide.


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MicroRidge MobileCollect

September 10, 2013

MicroRidge will be introducing exciting new additions to MobileCollect in its booth at Quality Expo.


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Shimpo RVL 3-D Scanner

September 27, 2013

The RVL Series 3-D Scanner is a precise, simple, high-speed, non-contact three-dimensional measuring machine.


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Wenzel America XO CMM

September 26, 2013

Wenzel America, Ltd. will showcase the updated version of the popular XO CMM.


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Pratt & Whitney LabMaster Universal 1000A

September 26, 2013

Pratt & Whitney Measurement Systems will showcase the LabMaster Universal Model 1000A, their largest capacity and most automated measuring system with a 40 in. direct reading range and 80 in. capacity.


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STAREGISTER

September 26, 2013

STAREGISTER offers Professional Certification Programs, accredited by IAS(USA), to ISO 17024.


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Borescopes-R-Us PVRS-J Series Portable Videoscope

September 25, 2013

The new 4mm PVRS-J series portable videoscope by Borescopes-R-Us provides high-resolution video images that are rich in detail and quality.


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HD4i HDZ Video Inspection

September 25, 2013

The new HDZ High-Definition Video Inspection Systems from HD4i represent a true breakthrough in visual inspection technology.


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Renishaw REVO® Five-Axis Measurement System

September 21, 2013

Renishaw’s new SFP1 probe option for the REVO® five-axis measurement system is the first to allow surface finish inspection to be fully integrated within coordinate measurement routines.


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Karl Storz TPT

September 23, 2013

The Karl Storz Techno Pack T is a new compact industrial grade digital borescopic imaging system.


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Bruker S1 TITAN Handheld XRF Analyzer

September 20, 2013

Learn more about the new features available for the S1 TITAN.


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Zeiss O-INSPECT 322 CMM

September 19, 2013

The new O-INSPECT 322 is the smallest system with which Zeiss is expanding the range of applications of its coordinate measuring machines.


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Keyence VR-3000 3-D Measuring Macroscope

September 19, 2013

The new VR-3000 Series, One-Shot 3-D Measuring Macroscope enables users to instantly perform accurate and repeatable non-contact surface measurements—such as profiling, roughness, curvature - over a wide area.


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Mitutoyo Tools

September 18, 2013

Mitutoyo America Corp. is one of the world’s largest providers of measurement and inspection solutions.


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ShapeGrabber 3-D Scanhead

September 17, 2013

ShapeGrabber recently announced its fastest scanhead to date.


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MicroForm™ Gages

September 16, 2013

MicroForm™ gages are the most accurate and easy-to-use form measurement gages made with “Pride in Precision” in the USA.


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Jenoptik W10 Mobile Surface Measuring System

September 16, 2013

Light and compact, easy to operate with long-lasting battery power, the Jenoptik W10 mobile surface roughness measuring system brings the measurement lab to the shop floor.


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SIUI Flaw Detector

September 15, 2013

The Phased Array+TOFD Ultrasonic Flaw Detector SUPOR from SIUI is of high performance, friendly operation, and cost-effectiveness.


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Easy-METRIC Groove Measurement Gage

September 15, 2013

For small to large parts, shallow grooves are always difficult to measure.


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QI Macros SPC Software

September 14, 2013

The QI Macros SPC Software for Excel draws control charts, histograms with Cp, Cpk, Pareto charts and more.


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Kaman’s ThreadChecker™

September 13, 2013

Kaman’s ThreadChecker™ uses proven inductive technology to provide economical go/no-go thread verification of 100% of your threaded parts.


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Fischer PHASCOPE® PMP10 DUPLEX

September 12, 2013
The Fischer PHASCOPE® PMP10 DUPLEX with the ESG20 probe has been developed for the precise measurement of the individual layer thicknesses of duplex coatings (paint/zinc galvanize on steel or iron).
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Mahr Federal MarShaft™ Scope

September 11, 2013

The new MarShaft Scope Plus is now twice as accurate as previous—and competitive—models.


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Hexagon Shop-Floor CMM

September 12, 2013
Hexagon Metrology’s 4.5.4 SF with analog scanning capabilities—the company’s latest generation of shop-floor coordinate measuring machines (CMMs)—is available with an optional LSP-X1c probe head.
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Multimedia

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Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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