Removing the “Programming” from Part Inspection Programs

Production bottlenecks happen. Picture a funnel filled with small pebbles. When the pebbles enter the neck of the funnel, they jam together and very few escape. Just like the pebbles in a funnel, when one production station produces more than a subsequent station,...

3D Printed vs Machined Fixtures and ZeroTouch®

The popular narrative surrounding 3D printing generally focuses on rapid prototyping and manufacturing end-use products, but these stories overshadow one of this technology’s greatest benefits in the world of metrology: Creating inspection fixtures. 3D-printed...

Automated Seal Inspection Improves Reliability of Sterile Packaging

Many medical device manufacturers are finding that automated seal inspection improves sterile package reliability, decreasing packaging failure, product contamination and costly recalls. Sterile packaging of medical devices is critical for patient health and safety....