Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

100% Inspection.  Variable Data Collection.  100% Traceability.  In today’s automotive world, OEM’s require 100% inspection, variable data collection and 100% traceability on many parts used in production.   We have an OEM specified automated inspection...

Why is it (quality) so hard?

Sometimes manufacturers forget that there are two key components of Quality – parts AND people.  This Quality Magazine article by guest blogger, Ian R Lazarus, summed things up so well, we felt compelled to share it.  You can find the original post here. Quality...
I Spy With My Vision Eye

I Spy With My Vision Eye

I Spy with My Vision Eye… Today we’re focusing on Vision Systems, one of the advanced technologies currently taking automated inspection into Industry 4.0. What It Is A manufacturing vision systems leverages cameras and lighting to inspect parts as they cycle...

A History of CMM’s

With so many advancements in metrology and dimensional measurement in manufacturing, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the history of the technology to see how we’ve gotten to where we are today. Before We Start – What is a CMM? A CMM, or...