Featured Video
This Week in Quality Digest Live
Metrology Features
James Rawstron
Jet wing surface scan reduced to under four minutes
Michael Huda
How do you control a color that absorbs so much light, spectrophotometers can’t measure it?
Matthew Martin
Traditional CMMs are being challenged by fast-emerging, highly advanced blue-light scanning
Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest
Christmas is creeping, should a four-year degree really be the minimum requirement, and what we learn from Disneyland
Dean Solberg
If you can think about it and model it, you can 3D-print it

More Features

Metrology News
Four times faster data acquisition, enabling precise measurement at the submicron level
Caters to the growing need for sophisticated scanning in an entry-level solution that is budget friendly
Topics for the Go Forth and Measure project are virtually unlimited
Ask questions, exchange ideas and best practices, share product tips, discuss challenges in quality improvement initiatives

More News

PQ Systems

Metrology

GAGEpack 11 Release Simplifies Gauge Database Management

Enhances accuracy in gauge management and measurement systems analysis

Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:50

(PQ Systems: Dayton, OH) -- A new release of GAGEpack from PQ Systems, provider of quality improvement software and training, offers a “super filter” feature that enables users to see only those gauges relevant to their own divisions, departments, or facilities, and for multiple departments to be managed within a single GAGEpack database.

GAGEpack is powerful gauge calibration software that saves time and enhances accuracy in gauge management and measurement systems analysis. It maintains complete histories of measurement devices, instruments, and gauges. The latest release of GAGEpack offers additional features to render the management of gauge records even more efficient and easy.

These include:
• Corporate settings, creating databasewide options that correspond to previously available local settings, providing an enterprisewide consistency of critical settings
• Corporate reports, with settings created at the database level, allowing deployment of large-scale installations of GAGEpack
• Enhanced language support for Italian, French, German, Spanish, and Spanish LA (for Latin America), as well as newly-available translations in Mandarin and Portuguese
• Masters tab to store an unlimited number of master gauges, along with relevant information about each gauge
• New Search and Replacement tools for calibration templates, master gauges, and PM plans
• Wider gauge viewing windows to assure that all available tabs are clear, with sleeker layouts for fields on each tab
• A default “Print after Saving” for calibration labels and certificates, replacing manual command and thus saving time and reducing steps

PQ Systemshas helped those in manufacturing, healthcare, government, and service organizations demonstrate proof of their quality performance for 30 years. With headquarters in Dayton, its offices in Victoria, Australia, and Merseyside, United Kingdom, serve a world-wide customer base with a demand for statistical process control, gauge management, measurement systems analysis, document control, quality audit tracking, and more.

Discuss

About The Author

PQ Systems’s picture

PQ Systems

PQ Systems www.pqsystems.com is a privately-held company headquartered in Dayton, OH, with representation in Europe, Australia, Central and South America, Asia, and Africa and customers in more than 60 countries. For more than 30 years, the company has been helping businesses drive strategic quality outcomes by providing intuitive solutions to help manufacturers optimize process performance, improve product quality, and mitigate supply chain risk. The company’s scalable solutions include SQCpack® for data analysis and statistical process control and GAGEpack® for system management. PQ Systems’ world-class consulting, training, and support services ensure that clients receive the maximum return on their software implementations