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Category: Quality Control


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Expectations for the Industrial Metaverse – The Next Big Thing is Becoming a Big Thing

January 19, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Can you imagine a time machine being a real thing? This futurist dream is becoming real — if only in the digital environment. What if the performance of a production line falls slightly, but operators don’t immediately see a big […]


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Remember the CRRC Boston Rail Car Project? It’s Shaping Up to be Quite the Boondoggle

January 5, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is accusing the Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) it hired nearly nine years ago to build new rail cars for its public transportation system of abandoning “its core responsibility and commitment to lead, monitor, mentor, […]


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Machine Condition Monitoring Global Market Report 2022: Industry to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2029 at a 7.3% CAGR

December 30, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

The “Machine Condition Monitoring Market by Component (Hardware, Software), Process (Online, Portable), Monitoring Technique (Vibration, Thermography, Corrosion), End-use Industry (Energy, Oil & Gas, Telecom), and Geography – Global Forecasts to 2029” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global […]


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Did We Celebrate Autonomous Quality Inspection Too Soon?

December 19, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In many industries, advocates of artificial intelligence and autonomous technology are quick to promise sweeping transformation and fully autonomous solutions. However, the optimists usually promise more than they can deliver and soon find the engineering challenges are greater than they […]


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MakerVerse and Zeiss Showcase Industrial AM Quality Assurance

November 21, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

MakerVerse and Zeiss showcased at the recent Formnext Expo a range of dimensional, surface and material property-related inspection reports available to users of the MakerVerse platform. MakerVerse offers an Additive Manufacturing platform for sourcing industrial-grade parts on demand, and now […]


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New Enersight Software Platform Enables Streamlined Microscope Inspection

October 4, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Leica Microsystems, a leader in microscopy and scientific instrumentation, has launched Enersight, an intuitive new software platform for microscope inspection and quality control. The software is designed to simplify and streamline the entire inspection and documentation workflow for a broad […]


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Multisensor CMM Drives Fast Production Line Quality Control

September 12, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Since the first Lotus car was built in 1948, the company has been a beacon in the automotive industry for the design and manufacture of high performance cars born out of legendary success on the racetrack. The latest sports car, […]


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What are the Best Parts of a Manufacturing Plant to Automate?

August 19, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing automation is transforming the industry today, leaving many manufacturing professionals wondering how they can get started or add to their current automated systems. Identifying manufacturing processes that need automation in any plant is all about matching challenges and solutions. […]


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3D Scanning Robot Measures Micron Level Component Dimensions

August 9, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Danfoss Power Solutions, a supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics as well as electric powertrain systems, has invested in an advanced 3D scanner robot for its joystick manufacturing lines in Nordborg, Denmark. The company says the new device is boosting […]


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ERP and Quality in Automotive Plastics Manufacturing

August 8, 2022

Via: Quality Magazine

By most accounts, this year will be better for the automotive sector than 2021 when the industry lost about $210 billion in revenue, according to consulting firm AlixPartners. However, improvements may only be marginal as automakers and their suppliers continue […]


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Smart Manufacturing – How Digital Twins Optimizes Manufacturing Efficiency

July 22, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In the next few years, the digital twin solution for manufacturing is expected to grow rapidly, driven by the need for improved productivity and lower maintenance costs. From 2022 to 2027, the smart manufacturing market by enabling technologies for digital […]


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Time to Close the Gap Between Quality 4.0 and Industry 4.0.?

June 20, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Quality 4.0 must be a significant contributor to the Industry 4.0 revolution happening in manufacturing, however, right now there is a significant gap between the two. The risk for the quality industry not closing, or at least not tightening the […]


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High QA Version 7.0 Software Delivers Manufacturing Production Quality Planning Capabilities

June 14, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

High QA has announced Version 7.0 of its manufacturing quality management software. The latest release targets APQP/PPAP quality processes by incorporating new technology advancements from the High QA 360 platform including production quality planning workflows, improved reporting and documentation capabilities […]


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Using Low-Code/No-Code Systems for Manufacturing Quality

May 19, 2022

Via: Design News

At its simplest, manufacturing quality involves conforming to specifications and leveraging design quality to create the highest possible standard. With production workers more reliant on mobile technologies and expecting more from task-focused software, companies are modernizing quality systems to better […]


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Automated Paint Repair System Provides Precise Quality Control

May 9, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

ISRA has introducing an automatic paint repair system for plastic and sheet metal parts. The fully automated SSP system (Scan, Sand, Polish), developed by ISRA partner Accell GmbH, combines optical inspection using the leading-edge multi-mode LED technology of ISRA’s new […]


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Quality-control software for additive manufacturing, 3D printing

April 26, 2022

Via: Today's Medical Developments

Aerospace, automotive, consumer products, medical devices, national defense, and other sectors that use additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technologies could benefit from quality-control software commercialized by Araqev, a Purdue University-related company. Araqev’s software helps end users print products […]


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BMW Publishes Largest Open-Source Dataset For Production AI Applications

March 28, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

The BMW Group is publishing the world’s largest data set to streamline and significantly accelerate the training of artificial intelligence in production. The synthesized AI dataset – known as SORDI (Synthetic Object Recognition Dataset for Industries) – consists of more […]


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Shining A Light On Color Quality Control

March 8, 2022

Via: Quality Magazine

Color is a critical part of any product. It’s the first thing your customer sees. Whether you are manufacturing components for assembly or finished assembled goods, the color has to be right every time or you risk scrapping, reworking, or […]


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Artificial Intelligence To Control The Quality In Production

February 9, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Quality has always been part of Audi’s DNA, and it’s also the aim of a pilot project launched last year at the Neckarsulm site to check the correct execution of spot welds in high-volume production. The partners in this project, […]


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AI-Based 3D Printing Defect Detection Software Launched

February 7, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Printpal has launched PrintWatch, an artificial intelligence-based defect detection software that works with 3D printers. The plugin PrintWatch software detects 3D printer build by utilizing a camera aimed at the build area. Using machine learning, the software detects exactly when […]