Quality Video

Training: Bill Tandler GD&T: Episode 1


An Advanced Beginner's Course

Presented by Bill Tandler, founder and president of Multi Metrics Inc.

Produced by Quality Digest and Musselman Pictures at the 2008 CMSC in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Episode 1 Content:

* Course Overview

* Precise definitions of GD&T.


ASPEX: AQC--Particle Contamination Inspection

Demo of ASPEX AQC--Advanced Quality Control Analyzer


Identifies and characterizes particle contamination created during the assembly and manufacturing process.

Examines debris as small as a few hundred nanometers

Analysis includes size, shape, and elemental composition of particles.



Technorazzi: CPM Labs--Vision System

Craig Howell of CPM labs demonstrates a simple vision system.


This type of system is quite simple compared to high-end vision systems, but the techniques are similar.


In this demonstration

* Measuring the diameter of President Lincoln's nose

* The distance between the leads on an integrated circuit

* Compensating for skew

* Measuring an angle

* Various types of light sources.


Gradient Lens--Hawkeye Borescopes Demo

Demo of Hawkeye Borescope


Brief description of technology.

Shows use in inspecting tubes, castings, and engine parts.

Describes use with light sources and video cameras.



FaroArm Quantum Demo

FaroArm Quantum demo.


The FaroArm Quantum is used for completing high precision surface measurements and dimensional calculations. Performs inspections, CAD analysis, alignments, and reverse engineering. The Quantum’s design and features make it a good choice for companies constrained by the limitations of fixed CMMs or other portable models. Learn more about the features and benefits and see how other successful companies have improved their processes with the FaroArm Quantum.


Video demonstates: 

Minitab--Getting Started with Minitab

Introduction to Minitab Statistical Software


Worksheet explained

* Opening worksheet

* Entering data

* Importing data


Working with sample dataset

* Data types

* Creating a histogram



OPTEK--Stage Smoothness Demo

Short video demonstrates the smoothness of OPTEK's VideoMic stage.


A quarter standing on its edge doesn't fall over during stage movement.



Minitab Lesson--Quality Companion, Adding Tools

Third in a series of lessons on Minitab Quality Companion.


Adding tools to Quality Companion.


Adding tools in a roadmap

Adding a Fishbone

Adding forms

Moving forms to phases

Adding a process map

Filling out/modifying Project Charter



Minitab Lesson--Quality Companion, Starting a Project

Second in a series of lessons on Minitab Quality Companion.


Starting a project in Quality Companion




Adding team members

Assigining roles



Minitab Lesson--Navigating Quality Companion

First of a series of lessons on Minitab Quality Companion.


How to navigate Quality Companion.



* Project Manager
* Work space
* Task Pane


Hiding panes
Saving projects and templates