Quality Plant Management
August 27, 2012
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.
August 19, 2012
Heidenhain Corp.'s IMTS exhibit "promises to give visitors insight into significant motion control issues" under its show theme them of "The Inside Story."
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.
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.
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.
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, â€œhow do we know when a process is behaving abnormally?â€
February 3, 2012
by Tim Wilson
Tactile coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and vision based non-contact systems each have their advantages. But combining the two in a single system can provide more measurement data more quickly to improve process control feedback, as well as saving time and cost, compared to measuring parts on several different systems.