The goal of performance management, as defined by the United States Office of Personnel Management, is “improving organizational effectiveness.” Performance management application, however, depends on both the industry and the methodology being applied.
Manufacturers today understand the importance of an innovative, flexible and skilled workforce that is enabled by technology to make fast and efficient decisions and recognize and take advantage of new opportunities.
Computed tomography (CT) scanners are a popular choice for inspecting both the external and internal geometry of parts — finding inclusions, voids and flaws that could cause failure or underperformance.
In my last column I beat up on the calibration of adjustable thread ring gages. Since I’m a nice guy, I thought it only fair that non-adjustable or solid thread ring gage calibration get similar treatment.
Applying its 40 years of industrial metrology expertise, Renishaw offers a robust, flexible system for efficient, precise part holding. Fixturing plates have a hard-anodized coating of Nituff to resist wear and scratching.