Latest from Testing/QC

Brass Knuckle Safety Products
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Laempe Mössner Sinto
Brake disc in-line quality inspection.
Brake disc in-line quality inspection.
Brake disc in-line quality inspection.
Brake disc in-line quality inspection.
Brake disc in-line quality inspection.
Fluke Process Instruments
The ThermoView TV30 enables 24/7 temperature monitoring without an external PC, easy interfacing with PLCs and sophisticated analysis with real-time feedback on the compliance and safety of processes and assets.
The ThermoView TV30 enables 24/7 temperature monitoring without an external PC, easy interfacing with PLCs and sophisticated analysis with real-time feedback on the compliance and safety of processes and assets.
The ThermoView TV30 enables 24/7 temperature monitoring without an external PC, easy interfacing with PLCs and sophisticated analysis with real-time feedback on the compliance and safety of processes and assets.
The ThermoView TV30 enables 24/7 temperature monitoring without an external PC, easy interfacing with PLCs and sophisticated analysis with real-time feedback on the compliance and safety of processes and assets.
The ThermoView TV30 enables 24/7 temperature monitoring without an external PC, easy interfacing with PLCs and sophisticated analysis with real-time feedback on the compliance and safety of processes and assets.

Testing Specialists Outline Cost, Throughput Techniques

March 11, 2009
Test-centric method lowers production line inefficiences
Producers of cast and/or forged components can learn ways to cut production cost and increase throughput for their parts in a new technical guide, Test-Centric Assembly, offered by InterTech Development Co. According to Jacques Hoffmann, InterTech Development president: “There are common mistakes made by machine builders or manufacturers that do not understand the details of test processes, and what is required to fine-tune testing in the context of an assembly operation.“ InterTech Development specializes in “test-centric” assembly, and provides automated leak and functional testing with seven patented mass-flow and hydraulic technologies. It also offers helium mass spectrometry services. The company coined the term “test-centric assembly,” which it defines as “upfront consideration of real-world test requirements in test-intensive assembly operations.” It claims its test-intensive assembly techniques are proven to lower production line inefficiencies. The technical guide, which outlines these approaches, includes a discussion of in-line versus in-process testing; how to differentiate between defective parts and defective tests; differences in fixture design for testing versus assembly; comparing generic software to customized software for testing applications; and related cost-savings of various assembly and test techniques. The guide is available at no charge by emailing [email protected].