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Industry Trends & Events . . .
VOC Wakes up Starbucks

VOC Wakes up Starbucks When voice of the customer research revealed that Starbucks coffee bags were too difficult to open, the java giant embarked on a data-driven campaign to find a design that would seal in freshness but still be user friendly. Quality Progress reports on the mathematical models, statistical analysis software, and experiment designs that process experts used to evaluate and revamp packaging methods. End result: A 90% reduction in package defects and improved user satisfaction. What methods do you use to improve your processes to meet customer demands?

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8 Steps to Validating Temperature/RH in a
Chamber

Veriteq, a Vaisala company

8 Steps to Validating Temperature/RH in a Chamber This Application Note describes how to perform a cGMP compliant validation project, including:
•  Validation planning
•  Setting up and operating sensors
•  Storing and retrieving data
•  Reporting test results and more...

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Learn more about Vaisala's Continuous Monitoring and Validation solutions.

Send Gage Measurements Wirelessly to PC

MicroRidge Systems, Inc.

Send Gage Measurements Wirelessly to PC A basic wireless system consists of a transmitter (Mobile Module or Remote) and a receiver (Base). MobileCollect wireless allows you to collect measurements with handheld gages (calipers, micrometers) and other instruments, and send wirelessly to your PC. It frees you from cable-to-PC constraints. Learn more about MobileCollect options and advantages.

Test with Best for Less
Sciemetric Instruments

Test with Best for Less Sciemetric's sigPOD 1302 makes advanced signature analysis affordable for two-channel press, torque, NVH applications. User-friendly, configurable software provides views and reports unlike any other system. Features largest data storage and more, all in a low-cost monitor! Download the specs and pricelist now...

Bore Gaging
Mahr Federal Inc.

Bore Gaging Mahr Federal manufactures a broad range of Bore Gages that are customizable to meet your application needs including:

•  Variable Bore Gages for versatility and Self Centering Pistol Bore Gages for ease-of-use
•  Dimentron and Air Tooling Fixed Plug Gages for high performance

Gages are available for fast delivery.

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8 Crucial Quality Management Principles
DNV Business Assurance North America

8 Crucial Quality Management Principles These are eight quality management principles to facilitate the achievement of quality objectives. It is absolutely critical to understand the principles referenced in ISO 9001:2008. These quality management principles can be used by top management as the basis for establishing policy, ensuring a customer focus, appropriate processes, deciding on actions for improvement, and much more. Read more here.

Product Inspection Technology . . .
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Bright Solution for Solar Components

Bright Solution for Solar Components When California-based Solyndra needed effective, fast-paced inspection for its tubular solar modules, the company turned to a vision system designed by integrator ATS Automation. As described in Vision Systems Design, the setup features up to 20 Opteon Gigabit Ethernet cameras with 2-megapixel resolution. ATS uses its own vision processors and its SmartVision software, which is linked to a PLC that oversees assembly. The payoff: Inspection of 3400 tubes per hour (see process video).

Airframe Supplier Goes Hands-off

Airframe Supplier Goes Hands-off Spirit AeroSystems, a major supplier to Airbus, has reaped a 95% reduction in operator involvement at its Prestwick, Scotland plant by adopting an inspection system featuring a Leica Absolute Tracker and T-Probe, reports QMT magazine. To inspect the A380 inboard leading edge jig, the operator measures only three positions at ground level before the automated system takes over to measure all remaining data points. The measuring process now takes less than 8 minutes.

Quality Control Methods & Software . . .
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Payoffs from Quality by Design

Payoffs from Quality by Design For decades, manufacturers in fields like biotech have followed an approach of controlling a process within a narrow range of critical parameters to ensure consistent quality. The problem is that even slight variations in raw materials, environmental controls, or process operations can cause lot failures. This article discusses the benefits of an increasingly popular alternative called "quality by design" (QbD), which relies heavily on design of experiments and risk management tools.

Get Ready for the FDA

Get Ready for the FDA You may or may not get prior notice, so is your plant meeting the Good Manufacturing Practices needed to pass an FDA inspection? This Quality Digest article gives tips on how to prepare for the regulator's scrutiny, including discussion on what kinds of information the inspector is authorized to see. Another good resource to hone your operation: A new handbook from CRC Press on food processing modeling and statistical process control.

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Software System for Statistical Quality
Control

Mettler-Toledo, Inc.

Software System for Statistical Quality Control The network solution from Mettler-Toledo, Inc. for statistical quality control (SQC) of filling processes in food and pharmaceutical companies.

FreeWeight.Net not only systematically records and eliminates product defects, but it also drastically reduces unnecessary costs through overfilling. Pharmaceutical operations use FreeWeigh.Net to ensure quality control in compliance with FDA 21 CFR Part 11.

Fracture Toughness Testing

Stork Materials Technology

Fracture Toughness Testing SMT is qualified to conduct machining, fatigue pre-cracking, and fracture toughness determination, or FTD, of bend or compact-tension samples from every type of product, including buildings, bridges, ships, aircraft, windmill towers, nuclear reactors, pressure vessels, and press bodies. Browse our articles, slides, and on-demand webinars on this service.

Quality Standards & Compliance Testing . . .
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Tester Targets EMI Compliance

Tester Targets EMI Compliance If your product designs require high sensitivity in electromagnetic interference testing, a new Agilent receiver delivers a displayed average noise level of -163 dBm at 1 GHz. You can more easily monitor and investigate problem signals with a built-in suite of diagnostic tools, including meters, signal and measurement lists, markers, span zoom, and spectrogram displays. The instrument also serves as a signal analyzer that can run such measurement applications as phase noise.

Jabil Unveils Solar Testing Lab

Jabil Unveils Solar Testing Lab Jabil Circuit, one of the world's largest electronic contract manufacturers, has opened a new photovoltaic test lab in St. Petersburg, FL. The facility offers a wide range of UL and IEC capabilities, including material characterization, certification testing, reliability testing, and field exposure. It also will provide material and failure analysis beyond industry requirements, such as dynamic load testing and extended environmental cycles.

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Optics Metrology in 3D

Optics Metrology in 3D With the new Talysurf PGI metrology instruments, you can take 3D measurements of a wide range of lenses in diameters ranging from less that 2 mm up to 200 mm. Embedded software provides "one-click" calibration and execution of a sequence of measurements, with repeatability typically lower than 50 nm. Among the targeted applications: digital cameras, Blu-Ray players, projectors, medical diagnostics, and infra-red thermal imaging used for security and military applications.

Rx for Production Headaches

Rx for Production Headaches When an aerospace component manufacturer reported high fallout rates and inconsistent production, Ingenium, an Illinois engineering services firm, performed a Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) as a first step in implementing critical design and process changes. Ingenium also designed an assembly and test cell with over 20 custom tools to minimize the possibility of assembly variation. See a short related webcast on "Failure & Stress Analysis Lessons."

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The All-in-One Machine Shop Solution

FARO

The All-in-One Machine Shop Solution The FARO Gage is the industry's first personal line of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs). With their 48 in. (1.2 m) working volume and accuracy up to .0002 in. (.005 mm), the FARO Gages are the cost-effective solution to metrology needs on the shop floor.

Non-contact Micrometer for Quality
Assurance

Micro-Epsilon

Non-contact Micrometer for Quality Assurance optoCONTROL is an optical non-contact measurement system for dimensional gauging such as diameter, gap, edge, width, or segments. All models incorporate state of the art technology for a stable and reliable reading without deterioration over time. The high measurement rate, outstanding accuracy and resolution define a new level of performance. From Micro-Epsilon.

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Measurement Experts Share Secrets
 

Measurement Experts Share Secrets The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix will host the annual conference of the Coordinate Metrology Society, July 25-29. Through a full conference program and manufacturer exhibits, quality professionals can sample the latest innovations in portable 3D industrial measurement technologies. Equipment displayed at the conference will include: industrial photogrammetry solutions, laser trackers and scanners, articulating arms, GPS systems, and theodolites. Thomas Greenwood of Spirit AeroSystems will discuss the latest trends in his keynote.

Diversions . . .
Technology Takes on Trash

Technology Takes on Trash Innovative companies are springing up everywhere to retrieve useful materials from mountains of trash. Finland's ZenRobotics ships customers a ten-ton turnkey system, which includes robots, machine vision, and AI-based software (see interview and video). Meanwhile, in San Diego, another start-up called EcoATM has designed an automated kiosk that harnesses AI, electronic diagnostics, and advanced machine vision to buy back outmoded electronics devices from consumers for cash or credit.

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About This Month's Topic "In-Sourcing " Boosts Quality Control

Pacesetter manufacturers are keeping production of innovative products close to home, rather then rely on lower-cost overseas factories. California's SeaMicro is gaining speed and flexibility by producing its energy-stingy servers in Santa Clara. At its Louisville, KY, appliance park, General Electric is using lean manufacturing methods and adding hundreds of new jobs to produce "green design" versions of hot water heaters, washers, and dryers. What conditions dictate production close to home and how big a benefit is that approach to quality control?


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Volume 7 - Issue 6 - 06/19/2012
Manufacturing Work Instructions Don't Have to be Painful; Vision MINI Ensures Accuracy at Continental; 3D Imaging and Analysis Software for Industrial Inspection; AutoBuzz - JTAG/boundary-scan Tool for Debug; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing; Metallographic Mounts of the Highest Quality; Fluoroscopy X-ray Services;
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Digital Calipers; Fast, Accurate 3D Scanners for Rapid Quality Inspection; Precision Gauging Transducers; Updates and Impacts Complimentary Workshops; Software System for Statistical Quality Control; V5+ Videoscope System - Superior Image; Loop-powered LED Indicator;
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Volume 7 - Issue 2 - 02/21/2012
Digital Calipers; Automatic Bag Palletizers; Software System for Statistical Quality Control; High Definition 2.8 Megapixel FireWire Camera; Ultra Violet (UV) Light Source; APU-9347-B02 Kiosk Printer;
Volume 7 - Issue 1 - 01/17/2012
Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Testing; Analyzers for Biofuels Manufacturers and Blenders; 8 Crucial Quality Management Principles; V5+ Videoscope System - Superior Image; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing; Solutions for X-ray Inspection; Optimized SEM Imaging Solutions; Digital Lifecycle Simulation (CAE);
Volume 6 - Issue 12 - 12/20/2011
Ultrasonic Thickness Gage That Measures Almost Everything; Tactile Surface Sensor Breakthrough Technology; TSR Shock Recorder with Triaxial Accelerometer; Total Solutions for Food Processing Facilities; Optimized SEM Imaging Solutions; Manufacturers Save Time, Material, and Money;
Volume 6 - Issue 11 - 11/15/2011
Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing; Digital Lifecycle Simulation (CAE); Give Your Quality Plan a Competitive Edge with ISO 14001; VJ Articulating Video Borescope; High-speed Optical Measurements; Online MBA Anywhere;
Volume 6 - Issue 10 - 10/18/2011
Introducing the Gen4 Ultimate Line Light; Consistently Exceed Customers' Expectations with ISO 9001!; Fetura Vision Metrology Systems; Color Envelope Printer Delivers Exceptional Color; Shape and Particle Size Analyzer; New Model XAM-1 Measuring Microscope;
Volume 6 - Issue 9 - 09/20/2011
Apps Achieve 75% Savings in Quality Control; Borescope Video Inspection and Documentation; Low-cost Surface Area and Porosity Results; Non-contact Micrometer for Quality Assurance; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing; Material QC Protocol Development and Testing; Heat Spy HSI3000B Thermal Imager;
Volume 6 - Issue 8 - 08/16/2011
Precise Temperature and Humidity Control; How Product Compliance Equals Quality and Globalization; Stress Analysis and Strain Gaging Services; Metallographic Mounts of the Highest Quality; UL/CSA Standards Approvals; IEEE Infrared Windows for Electrical Inspection;
Volume 6 - Issue 7 - 07/19/2011
Measurement Collection Solutions for Handheld Gages; Borescope Video Inspection and Documentation; Lean Strategies and Design Flow; Software System for Statistical Quality Control; Nondestructive Testing Services; Three-Station Surface Area and Porosity System;
Volume 6 - Issue 6 - 06/21/2011
Eliminate Subjective Quality Control; Digital Calipers; V5+ Videoscope System - Superior Image; Fluoroscopy X-ray Services; Step by Step Guide to Managemnet System Certification; Take Your Hand Gages Wireless!; Qualify High Tech Metal Components Quickly; Introducing Two New Flexure Gauges; IEEE Infrared Windows for Electrical Inspection;
Volume 6 - Issue 5 - 05/17/2011
Transmit Gage Measurements Wirelessly to PC; Stream Analysis Software; Low-cost Surface Area and Porosity Results; New Dimension in RVI; Hawkeye Rigid Video Borescope;
Volume 6 - Issue 4 - 04/19/2011
8 Steps to Validating Temperature/RH in a Chamber; Send Gage Measurements Wirelessly to PC; Test with Best for Less; Bore Gaging; 8 Crucial Quality Management Principles; Software System for Statistical Quality Control; Fracture Toughness Testing; The All-in-One Machine Shop Solution; Non-contact Micrometer for Quality Assurance;
Volume 6 - Issue 3 - 03/15/2011
Mobile 2D/3D Inspection Systems; Get the Online Humidity Calculator; MobileCollect Wireless Measurement Collection; Scorpion 2D and 3D Robot Inspection; It's as Easy as Point. Click. View.; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing; Fully Portable Video Borescope Inspection Anywhere; CMM Simulation;
Volume 6 - Issue 2 - 02/15/2011
The Lost Formulas: Humidity Conversion Quick Reference; Fluoroscopy X-ray Services; Which Product Certification is Right for Your Product; Software System for Statistical Quality Control; V5+ Videoscope System - Superior Image; Precise Material Analysis and Coating Thickness Measurement; Digimar Height Gage and Air Gaging System; New SuperMicrometer PC; Non-contact Micrometer for Quality Assurance;
Volume 6 - Issue 1 - 01/18/2011
Download Vaisala's Reference Book of Best Practices for Calibration; Precise Temperature and Humidity Control; Wireless Measurement Collection; CMM Simulation; Interferometer Flatness Measuring; New Calibration Facility Sets Standards Worldwide; Hawkeye Rigid Video Borescope; Nondestructive Testing;
Volume 5 - Issue 12 - 12/21/2010
LogoSCREEN nt Series Recorders; Software System for Statistical Quality Control; Better Accuracy with LED-based 3D scanner; Point Source LED; Traceable Digital Calipers; Nondestructive Testing; Climatics Testing Services;
Volume 5 - Issue 11 - 11/16/2010
Article Download: Beyond NIST-traceability: What Really Creates Accuracy?; Wireless Bore Gauge Cuts Out Cables; Lean Tools Pocket Cards; Just Released 2011 Training Catalog Now Available; When Accuracy Counts; Color, UV, and Opacity Quality Control; On-site Materials and Process Troubleshooting; Semiconductor Wafer Thickness Gage; Zeiss Precision CMM 1000/1600/600;
Volume 5 - Issue 10 - 10/19/2010
Complimentary Webinars: Humidity 101; New ATEX Multifunction Calibrator: PASCAL ET/IS; Nondestructive Testing; Fully Portable Video Borescope Inspection Anywhere; When Accuracy Counts; Color, UV, and Opacity Quality Control; Climatics Testing Services; SpectroRadiometers - General Lighting; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing;
Volume 5 - Issue 9 - 09/21/2010
Skip the CMM Queue ;Complimentary Interpretive Guidelines to ISO 9001:2008 ;Remote Calibration for Ensured Quality Control ;Easily Create Noise And Vibration Tests ;LogoSCREEN nt Series Recorders ;10-steps to Torque Control ;Traceable Digital Calipers ;
Volume 5 - Issue 8 - 08/17/2010
Toss Your Jigs! No More Fixtures!; Metrology Services You Can Depend On; Research in Nondestructive Evaluation; New Infinite Positioning CMM Touch Trigger System Eliminates Measurement Constraints; Hawkeye Rigid Video Borescope;
Volume 5 - Issue 7 - 07/20/2010
Unsatisfied Customers Means Your Organization is at Risk; The Best of Both Worlds; Ideal Solution for Fatigue Analysis Testing; Solutions for X-ray Inspection; Semiconductor Wafer Thickness Gage; Non-contact Micrometer for Quality Assurance;
Volume 5 - Issue 6 - 06/15/2010
See Comparators in a New Light; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing; SpectroRadiometers - General Lighting; Nondestructive Testing;
Volume 5 - Issue 5 - 05/18/2010
New SuperMicrometer PC; Capturing Accurate Measurements for Quality Control; The All-in-One Machine Shop Solution; Borescope Video Inspection and Documentation; Your Overlay Charts Are History; SpectroRadiometers -- General Lighting
Volume 5 - Issue 4 - 04/20/2010
Efficient and Versatile NDT Digital Imaging Plates; Semiconductor Wafer Thickness Gage; CE Marking is Your Products' Passage to European Markets; Your Overlay Charts Are History;
Volume 5 - Issue 3 - 03/16/2010
Improve Quality Control Processes; Affordable Testing for Powder Characterization Quality Control Takes a Leap Forward; Complimentary Download of Quality Flash Cards; Fluoroscopy X-ray Services
Volume 5 - Issue 2 - 02/16/2010
Analyzers for Biofuels Manufacturers and Blenders; Get Real-time Information to Control Quality; Metrology System - Color Touch-screen Interface; Complimentary One-day Seminars in 9 Cities; Digital Data Recorder for Troubleshooting Machines; Document Equipment and Processes in Explosive Environments
Volume 5 - Issue 1 - 01/19/2010
XRF and OES Analysers for Industrial Quality Control; Groundbreaking Borescope Technology; Eliminate Old Fashioned Comparator Charts; Product Testing; Unsatisfied Customers Means your Organization is at Risk; Quality Control Takes a Leap Forward; Materials and Quality Control Laboratory; Analyzers for Biofuels Manufacturers and Blenders; X-ray Inspection Services
Volume 4 - Issue 12 - 12/15/2009
Quality Control; Quality Control in Fuels, Lubricants, and Oils; Fluoroscopy X-ray Services; Software System for Statistical Quality Control; Road to Management System Certification; On-site Inspection Services and Reverse Engineering; Heat Treating Metal Components?
Volume 4 - Issue 11 - 11/17/2009
Environmental Test Chambers and Rooms; Silicon Ingot Inspection System; Unsatisfied Customers Means your Organization is at Risk; Easy Video Borescope; Optimize Production - Reduce Cost; Magnetic Particle Inspection Systems; Injection Moldling and Quality Control with ERP
Volume 4 - Issue 10 - 10/20/2009
Series 300 Test and Analysis Systems; Fatigue to Failure Testing Rubber and Elastomers; Is Nondestructive Testing Part of Your Job Responsibility?; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing; Metrology System - Color Touch-screen Interface; Hawkeye ProFlex - Your Eye Inside; VisualISIR
Volume 4 - Issue 9 - 09/15/2009
Intensive Quality Control; Continual Business Performance Improvement in Any Economic Climate; Spotlight on Bore Gaging; Easy Video Borescope; Quality Control; Quality Control in Fuels, Lubricants, and Oils; Fully Portable Video Borescope Inspection Anywhere
Volume 4 - Issue 8 - 08/18/2009
Accu3D X-SCAN Laser Scanner - Precise Digitizing at Affordable Price; Quality Control; New SuperMicrometer PC; Aluminum Casting; Radio Remote Controls: Protean, L Series, K Series; Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing
Volume 4 - Issue 7 - 07/21/2009
IMPACT 8.3 Vision Software for Machine Vision Applications; Laser Processing Software with 99.6% Yields; LabMaster Universal â?? LMU; Quality Control in Fuels, Lubricants, and Oils; Refurb or Modify Stainless Steel; Quality Control; Distinguish Yourself with Six Sigma Credentials
Volume 4 - Issue 6 - 06/16/2009
Control Your Color and Your Profit!; Saving Cost for First Article Inspection Reports; Quality Control - Intelligent, Flexible, and Fast; Customized Imaging Workstations; Are You Using Current Industry Standards?; Injection Moldling and Quality Control with ERP; You Can Gain the Competitive Edge
Volume 4 - Issue 5 - 05/19/2009
DataMan 200 Faster, Easier ID Reading; Benefits of Certification and Updates Workshop; Fully Portable Video Borescope Inspection Anywhere; Fatigue to Failure Testing Rubber and Elastomers; Onsite Inspection Services and Reverse Engineering; Environmental Exposure Testing; UPG-07 Measures Thickness to .0001 in.; Machine Vision - Accurate Affordable Lenses
Volume 4 - Issue 4 - 04/21/2009
Parcon Offers the Right Solution; Improve Your Quality with Laser Scanning Technology; Intelligent, Flexible, and Fast; Saving Cost for First Article Inspection Reports; Unique Multisensor Metrology for Manufacturing Professionals
Volume 4 - Issue 3 - 03/17/2009
New Accu3D System Inspects Airfoil Sets; Saving Cost for First Article Inspection Reports; Video Microscope/Borescope Inspection Station; Fiberscope, Flexible Boroscope: FI4-2BDP-1350; Onsite Inspection Services and Reverse Engineering; Save In-process Inspection Time with the FARO Gage; OnLine Machine Vision Software; LabMaster Universal
Volume 4 - Issue 2 - 02/17/2009
ESPEC Criterion Temperature Benchtop Chambers; Glass Container Inspection; Blending Systems; Metallography; Easy Immediate Access to Industry Standards; Tray/Wraparound and Carton Packer
Volume 4 - Issue 1 - 01/20/2009
Vision Sensors, Now with Ethernet Interface; Detailed Technical Specifications from OnSpeX; Quality Is in How You See It; Pipeline Integrity Inspection Services; Earn Your Lean Six Sigma Certification
Volume 3 - Issue 12 - 12/16/2008
Machine Vision and Industrial Application Cameras; Ensure the Highest Level of Product and Packaging Integrity; LabMaster Universal; OnLine Machine Vision Software; Save In-process Inspection Time; Environmental Exposure Testing; Fiberscope, Flexible Boroscope: FI4-2BDP-1350
Volume 3 - Issue 11 - 11/18/2008
Records Particle Size and Shape Using Imaging; Digital Profile Projector; The American Society for Nondestructive Testing 2009 Catalog Available Now; Custom Small Diameter Polymer Extrusions; Blending Systems
Volume 3 - Issue 10 - 10/21/2008
Baumer Vision Sensor for IP69K; Improve Quality and Customer Satisfaction with Real-time SPC Software; Will These Motors Work?; ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & A2LA Accredited Lab; Digital Video Comparator; Fatigue to Failure Testing Rubber and Elastomers; QC Protocol Development and Testing; CHRocodile: The Measurement King
Volume 3 - Issue 9 - 09/16/2008
O-INSPECT - The Best of ZEISS Scanning and ZEISS Optical Technologies; Strongest Path to the Global Marketplace; Automated Industrial Inspection; Industrial Quality Control; Product Performance Evaluation; Custom Small Diameter Polymer Extrusions; Unique Multisensor Metrology for Manufacturing Professionals
Volume 3 - Issue 8 - 08/19/2008
Improve Quality and Reduce Manufacturing Costs with Real-time SPC Software; When You Can't Do it with Photo Sensors Use Checker; Strongest Path to the Global Marketplace; MSDS Authoring Software; Monitor Quality in Fuel, Lubricants, Oils, Syrups, and Beer; Machine Vision Accurate Affordable Lenses; Compact CCD-Camera GigaBit-Ethernet Interface; The Next Generation; New High-Precision Dimensional Measurement System; Inspection and Audit Services; Custom Profile Thermoplastic Extrusions; Online P
Volume 3 - Issue 7 - 07/15/2008
When You Can't Do it with Photo Sensors Use Checker; Improve Shop-floor Visibility and Reduce Manufacturing Cycle Time; High-Speed Photography; Automatic Defect Detection; Inspection and Audit Services; Borescope Video Inspection; Improve Quality and Reduce Manufacturing Costs with Real-time SPC Software; New Multisensor Dimensional Measurement System
Volume 3 - Issue 6 - 06/17/2008
Handheld PC Connects to Gauges and Scans Barcodes; Portability, Performance, and Ease-of-Use - Describe New Laser Measurement System; EasyBuilder(TM) for In-Sight(R) Vision Systems; Accu3D X-SCAN Laser Scanner Allows for Precise Digitizing of Large Objects; Revolutionary 5-Axis Measuring Technology Accelerates Inspection, Increasing Throughput by Up to 900; New Leak Tester Sets Benchmark; Laptop/Portable Visual Inspection Systems; Increase Productivity Without Hiring an Extra Lab Technician; New
Volume 3 - Issue 5 - 05/20/2008
Get Valuable Metrology Tips from Carl Zeiss; STOP Needless Scrap, Rework, Sorting, and Warranty Repair; Improve Quality and Customer Satisfaction with Real-time SPC Software; Portability, Performance and Ease-of-Use - Describe New Laser Measurement System; Is Nondestructive Testing Part of Your Job; Revolutionary 5-Axis Measuring Technology Accelerates Inspection, Increasing Throughput by Up to 900%; Expanded Services for Analytical Services Laboratory; New Leak Tester Sets Benchmark
Volume 3 - Issue 4 - 04/15/2008
STOP Needless Scrap, Rework, Sorting, and Warranty Repair; Improve Quality and Customer Satisfaction with Real-time SPC Software; Portability, Performance, and Ease-of-Use Describe New Laser Measurement System; Exact Macola ES; Revolutionary 5-Axis Measuring Technology Accelerates Inspection, Increasing Throughput by Up to 900%!; In-Sight Color and High-resolution Models; New Tool Setting Probe Provides No Restrictions on Table Movement; Handheld Electrical Conductivity Test Instrument
Volume 3 - Issue 3 - 03/18/2008
Improve Quality and Customer Satisfaction with Real-time SPC Software; Portability, Performance and Ease-of-Use â?? New Laser Measurement System; What is Your ERP Solution NOT Doing for Your Organization?; Revolutionary 5-Axis Scanning Speeds CMM Inspection By Up To 900%; Digital Optical / Video Comparator; New Tool Setting Probe Provides No Restrictions on Table Movement; The Ideal Engine for Machine Vision Systems
Volume 3 - Issue 2 - 02/19/2008
ABLE Data Collector: Barcode and Gages in One Unit; Fiberscopes, Borescopes, and Video Probe Repair; Improve Manufacturing Quality with Real-time SPC Software; MSDS Authoring Software; Smart Camera Charts New Course for Machine Vision; 3D Measurement Specialists; Exact Software Delivers Powerful Tools for Your Business; The Next Generation
Volume 3 - Issue 1 - 01/15/2008
Visualize Your Data with Unparalleled Ease and Precision;Valuable Metrology Tips; Improve Manufacturing Quality with Real-time SPC Software; Pocket Surf PS1; Vision Technologies; Work Instructions; Particle Size Analysis System; Frequency-Hopping Wireless Inspection Probe
Volume 2 - Issue 12 - 12/18/2007
Quality Inspection Video Tools; Collect ALL Data: Barcode and Gages in One Unit; METROTOM Inspection with One Look; Online Product Testing Lab Environment-Elec. Eng.; Turn Your Excess and Idle Test Equipment Into Cash; High-dynamic CMOS Cameras with Global Shutter
Volume 2 - Issue 11 - 11/20/2007
For All Your Equipment and Supplies, Think Quality; We Explain How Things Work; Handheld PC Connects to Gages and Scans Barcodes; New! High Resolution, Plug and Play A320 Infrared Camera; Heat Treating Metal Components; Look Thru Your Parts and See What You're Missing; Miscommunications Impact Quality; Leak Detection Instruments; High-dynamic CMOS Cameras with Global Shutter; The Ideal Engine for Machine Vision Systems
Volume 2 - Issue 10 - 10/16/2007
Inspection with One Look; Vision Technologies; We Explain How Things Work; Quality Adopts Mobile Technology; LabMaster Universal; Morphologi High-Sensitivity Particle Image Analyzer; Frequency-Hopping Wireless Inspection Probe; Absolute Mobility
Volume 2 - Issue 9 - 09/18/2007
3D Vision Module allows for Fully Automated Operation;Prevent Manufacturing Product and Process Defects; DirectLine CMMS Service; Pocket Surf PS1; User Friendly and Rugged Pocket Thermometers; METROTOM. Inspection with One Look; 16 Mega Pixel Digital Camera; Graphing and Data Analysis Software
Volume 2 - Issue 8 - 08/21/2007
Real-time SPC to Improve Product and Process Quality, Visualize your Data with Unparalleled Ease and Precision, NVH Production Test Requirements, High Speed CMOS Camera, Frequency-Hopping Wireless Inspection Probe, High Sensitivity Particle Image Analyzer, Environmental Test Chambers, Sequence Announces the Release of V2.4
Volume 2 - Issue 7 - 07/17/2007
Turnkey Systems for Acquisition of 3D Coordinates; Prevent Manufacturing Product and Process Defects; New and Improved CL17 Chlorine Analyzer; For Fountain Solution Control; MSDS Authoring Software; Installation/Operational Qualification
Volume 2 - Issue 6 - 06/19/2007
Get the Latest Metrology News from Carl Zeiss; Manufacturing Product and Process Quality in Real Time; Visualize your Data with Unparalleled Ease and Precision; Rugged Pocket Thermometers; High Speed CMOS Camera; Semi-Automatic Benchtop TOC Analyzer; Rinse Tank System; Non-Destructive Testing/Welding
Volume 2 - Issue 5 - 05/15/2007
Improve Manufacturing Product and Process Quality in Real Time; Macro Zoom Inspection System; Quality Custom Cable; Multi-Sensor Measuring System; Liquid Penetrant Testing Services;Fatigue Analysis Testing Service; Si Simple Indexer Software; Product Testing
Volume 2 - Issue 4 - 04/17/2007
Real-Time SPC Software; Product Catalog; World's First Compact Portable Field Microscope; Optical Metrology; Direct Park Marking and Traceability; Product Testing; Inspection System; ActiveX Toolkit
Volume 2 - Issue 3 - 03/20/2007
High Speed CMOS Camera; New Morphologi High Sensitivity Particle Image Analyzer; Environmental Test Chambers; Ultrasonic Inspection; AdvanChek X-ray Inspection System; ActiveX Control
Volume 2 - Issue 2 - 02/20/2007
Calypso Software; Handheld NIR Material Analyzer; Automated Optical Inspection; Automated Inspection for Production Environments; Radiography Non Destructive Testing Services; DVC's new GUI & plug-in for ImageJ; Sequence Announces the Release of V2.4; VISI-Series Complete Suite of CAD/CAM/CAE Software
Volume 2 - Issue 1 - 01/16/2007
Low-Cost Compact Machine Vision System; Optical System; FireWire Cable for Machine Vision Applications; Industrial and Semiconductor Design; Trade Show Exhibitors; Optimizes Product Design
Volume 1 - Issue 1 - 12/19/2006
Lighting, Lenses, and Filters for Quality Control; Internal and External Measuring Applications; Precision Borescopes; Industrial Inspection; Surface Inspection Systems; IP Engine; Automated Assembly Equipment; Injection Blow Molder