Technorazzi: CPM Labs--Torque Wrenches

In this episode, Craig Howell, owner and president of CPM Labs, shows us how to use and care for a torque wrench. 

 

* How to use them
* How they work
* Calibration
* How to care for them

* Also shown: torque transducers and torque display

 

SEND US YOUR SUGGESTIONS! Is there a tool or topic that you would like to see Craig cover? Send us your suggestion by clicking the CONTACT link in the upper right corner of this page.

 

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.
This video is not included in that video.

 

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.

Click here to order now.

 

CPM Laboratories

2945 Kilgore Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone: 916-635-4489

Training: Bill Tandler GD&T: Episode 1

SmartGD&T

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.

 

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.

 

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.
This video is not included in that video.

 

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.

Click here to order now.

 

CPM Laboratories

2945 Kilgore Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone: 916-635-4489

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 

or

www.markgraban.com

 

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

* 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

www.norfield.com

 

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

 

SEND US YOUR SUGGESTIONS! Is there a tool or topic that you would like to see Craig cover? Send us your suggestion by clicking the CONTACT link in the upper right corner of this page.

 

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.
This video is not included in that video.

 

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.

Click here to order now.

 

CPM Laboratories

2945 Kilgore Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone: 916-635-4489

Special Report: Hazardous Substance Process Management—Intro

www.iecq.org/hazardous/solution.htm  

 

An introduction to an upcoming documentary series by Quality Digest on ROHS and other e-waste directives and initiatives. The intro mentions the six substances limited by ROHS and some of the legal ramifications. It also introduces QC 080000 as a specification that can help companies meet the requirements of ROHS and related standards.

 

Quality Digest interviews Stan Salot, president of the Electronic Components Certification Board (part of the International Electrotechnical Commission).

 

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 2

Mike Micklewright visits Norfield Industries in Chico, California, in this second episode of the series, Dan Bird of Norfield shows Micklewright how a small manufacturer can implement lean.

 

This episodes will demonstrate efficiencies gained through:

A pass-through oven

Fixturing 

Shadow boards that also function as go/no-go gauges

Kanban racks

 

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

www.norfield.com

 

Visit Mike Micklewright at www.mikemick.com/

Quality Road Show with Mike Micklewright: Norfield Industries—Part 1

Mike Micklewright visits Norfield Industries in Chico, California, in this first episode of the series. Norfield is a manufacturer of fabricating equipment for prehung doors.

 

Dan Bird of Norfield shows Micklewright how a small manufacturer can implement lean. This episodes will demonstrate:

Set-up reduction

Quick changeover

One-piece workflow

Shadow boards

Work-cell management.

 

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

www.norfield.com

 

Visit Mike Micklewright at www.mikemick.com/

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