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Olympus EPOCH 1000 Series

Overview of the Olympus EPOCH 1000 Series advanced ultrasonic flaw detector with phased array imaging.




CMSC 2009

The 25th Annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference

July 20-24

Louisville, Kentucky



The CMSC is the largest U.S. trade show focused solely on large-scale 3-D metrology. Attendance has grown each year, with last year reaching nearly 600 attendees. All the key players in large-scale 3-D measurement are there representing every large-scale 3-D measurement technology, including laser scanners, structured-light scanners, laser radar, photogrammetry, theodolites, articulated arms, indoor GPS, and more.

CMTC: Overview

Overview of CMTC consulting services.


Our unique organization provides manufacturing and distribution consulting services which improve California’s industrial base and our state’s economic vitality. CMTC’s organizational culture of “hands-on consulting” delivered by an exceptionally experienced team with proven capabilities provides unique client value.



Mitutoyo Crysta Plus CMM Demo


In this episode of Technorazzi, Eric Tingle of Mitutoyo demonstrates the capabilities of Mitutoyo's CRYSTA-PLUS CMM.


CRYSTA-PLUS M is a high-performance manual 3-D coordinate measuring instrument. CRYSTA-PLUS M comes into its own wherever constantly changing measuring tasks, many different types of workpiece and random sampling is the order of the day.




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OR email CMMPromo@mitutoyo.com

Book Shelf: Lean Hospitals--Mark Graban

Quality Digest editor, Taran March, interviews Mark Graban, author of Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Satisfaction.


Available from:

Productivity Press 




Special Report: Hazardous Substance Process Management—Part 1

This is Part 1 of our series on hazardous substance process management.


In this episode we cover:

* The problem of e-waste shipped overseas


* ROHS-type legislation in the United States

* Dumping non-ROHS compliant electronics in the United States

* Difficulties of meeting ROHS-type legislation

* How a new specification IECQ HSPM QC 080000 can help companies meet the requirements of ROHS and other hazardous substance legislation.


For more information and a free white paper on QC 080000 click here.


Don't miss the other episodes of this series:


Special Report: Hazardous Substance Process Management—Intro

Special Report: Hazardous Substance Process Management—Part 1

Special Report: Hazardous Substance Process Management—Part 2

Quality Road Show with Mike Micklewright: Norfield Industries—Part 3

Mike Micklewright visits Norfield Industries in Chico, California.


In this third episode of the series, Dan Bird of Norfield shows Micklewright how Norfield reduced setup time for CNC machines by 90 percent.


Key elements of CNC setup reduction.

* Electronic data transfer of presetter data

* Multistage fixturing for the CNC



We'd like to thank Norfield Industries for taking the time meet with us.


Norfield Industries

43 Norfield Avenue Suite # 4

Chico, CA 95928

Tools & Supplies -800-824-6242

Machinery Sales -800-331-0999



Visit Mike Micklewright at www.mikemick.com/

Technorazzi: CPM Labs--Optical Comparator

In this episode, Craig Howell, owner and president of CPM Labs, gives a brief overview of an optical comparator


* How it works
* Major diameter measurement of a screw
* Diameter measurement of a ball bearing
* Angle measurement
* Adjusting for skew


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NEW! The first seven episodes of "Technorazzi" with Craig Howell of CPM Labs are now available on one DVD. The cost is only $49.95 with steep quantity discounts available.
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Each of these episodes gives a quick, concise overview of how to handle/use a variety of basic gauges. Each episode is 5 to 10 minutes in length, just enough to get the point across without taking up your lunch time.

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CPM Laboratories

2945 Kilgore Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone: 916-635-4489

Smarter Solutions: Oracle Packaging Case Study

A Smarter Solutions case study of how their Integrated Enterprise Excellence System was used to improve processes at Oracle Packaging.



CIS Software: Executive Overview

Demonstration of the CIS Software.