Quality Plant Management

December 3, 2012

The new VAST XTR gold probe from Carl Zeiss enables flexible and highly accurate measurements in industrial measuring, increasing productivity and flexibility for operators. Thanks to the integrated rotary axis, the VAST XTR gold turns the stylus system in the direction of the feature being measured and adjusts effortlessly to complex workpieces, enabling it to reach virtually any position.

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November 28, 2012

by Tim Wilson

It's not about making people work harder or cutting jobs; it's about reducing waste

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October 22, 2012

Ontario technical college invests in manufacturing technology

In May 2012, Ranbir Ajji, took home the gold medal at the Skills Canada-Ontario Technological Skills Competition for precision machining.

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September 3, 2012

Carl Zeiss' Micura coordinate measuring machine is a high precision, compact, bridge-type CMM featuring precision scanning technology with the VAST XT gold active scanning sensor.

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August 27, 2012

Medical manufacturing

by Tim Wilson

The $7.1 billion medical device manufacturing industry is not as large as the automotive or aerospace manufacturing industries in Canada, but for those companies considering this market or expanding their presence in it, it holds much promise.

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August 26, 2012

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August 19, 2012

Booth E-5224

Heidenhain Corp.'s IMTS exhibit "promises to give visitors insight into significant motion control issues" under its show theme them of "The Inside Story."

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August 6, 2012

Today’s surface measurement market demands greater measurement and analysis functionality than ever before and to meet these needs, the SJ-310 series (successor to the SJ-301 series) from Mitutoyo has all the basic features of a portable surface roughness tester, but with better performance.

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August 4, 2012

Heidenhain’s new LC 200 linear scale sets new standards in linear measurement on long machine-tool axes. 

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August 4, 2012

New technologies available to conserve 40% or more in direct costs

It’s a fact that air gauges are typically not in use approximately 90 per cent or more of the time they’re in your shop or QC department.

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August 3, 2012

Optical Gaging Products (OGP), a division of Quality Vision International Inc. (QVI), high accuracy SmartScope Quest dimensional measurement systems provides the most precise three-dimensional measurement available from OGP.

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June 7, 2012

Conference to highlight, plant operation improvement strategies, machining, fabricating technologies

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June 3, 2012

What you should consider before purchasing an optical measurement device

by Fritz Jordaan

Due to the extensive range of products available in the market, optical measuring devices range from stereo microscopes, measuring microscopes, and profile projectors, to 2D and 3D vision systems both manual and CNC.

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April 1, 2012

Mitutoyo Canada latest quality control measurement software, MeasurLink 7, combines real-time data acquisition, online SPC analysis, integrated networking and quality information sharing into an enterprise-wide solution. With four levels (Standard, Professional, Professional 3D and Process Analyzer), the software enables users to tailor a quality management system to their specific requirements.

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March 3, 2012

by Andrew Milivojevich

Statistical process control (SPC) is a decision tool developed in the 1920's by Walter Shewhart. Walter was a physicist and the father of modern day SPC. His work was motivated by a simple question, “how do we know when a process is behaving abnormally?”

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