Technorazzi: CPM Labs--Surface Roughness

In this episode, Craig Howell, owner and president of CPM Labs, talks about handheld profilometers (surface roughness).

  • Set-up/Calibration
  • Taking a measurement
  • Taking care of the instrument

 

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Technorazzi: CPM Labs--Gauge Blocks

In this episode, Craig Howell, owner and president of CPM Labs, talks about gauge blocks.

What are they made of?

What shapes do they come in?

How to wring gauge blocks.

Special: Effect of temperature on dimensional measurement.

 

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Viewpoint: Mike Micklewright

Commentary by Mike Micklewright.

ISO 9001:2008 doesn't go far enough.

Technorazzi: CPM Labs--More On Dial Indicators

In this episode, Craig Howell, owner and president of CPM Labs, goes into more detail on dial travel indicators. Also, an example of using a dial travel indicator to measure multiple features on a part.

 

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Viewpoint: Anthony Porter

So much for brand loyalty.

 

Commentary by Anthony Peyton Porter

 

What happens when a famous camera manufacturer loses sight of what's important to its customers. Anthony tells his story.

Technorazzi: CPM Labs--Dial Indicators

In this episode, Craig Howell, owner and president of CPM Labs, describes dial travel indicators and dial test indicators. Also, an example of measuring runout.

 

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News Desk November 18, 2008

NIST has developed a method for measuring the output of electroshock weapons.
www.nist.gov

 

Improve quality by changing your light bulbs.
www.abb.us

 

New book by Dan Adams.
New Product Blueprinting: The Handbook for B2B Organic Growth
www.newproductblueprinting.com

 

Big Three Bailout. Will it work?

Profiles in Quality: Mike Micklewright, Part 3 of 3

In part three of our interview with Mike Micklewright he compares continuous improvement to continual improvement.

 

He also discusses 5S and how that ties into the 5 Whys.

 

Finally, Micklewright shows us how 5S can be used to help others. He has set up a charitible organization for those companies who want to do something with the waste collected by thier 5S cleanup other than throw it away.

 

News Desk October 27, 2008

China reforms food safety standards

 

Medicare restricts payments for avoidable hospital errors

 

Wal-Mart and China pursue sustainability
http://walmartstores.com/FactsNews/NewsRoom/8696.aspx

 

Blue Shield announces hospital comparison database
www.blueshieldca.com

Profiles in Quality: Mike Micklewright, Part 2 of 3
This week, the second of three episodes with Mike Micklewright. In this week's episode, offshoring (or outsourcing), does it really save you money; are you taking a realistic look at the total cost?
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