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Scigenuity Staff
Sciemetric’s new partnership with Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS) marks the introduction of the industry’s most comprehensive leak test portfolio. Manufacturers worldwide now have access to the combined products and expertise of Sciemetric, CTS and CTS-Schreiner for leak test and other in-process test solutions for the manufacturing line through one cohesive...
April 09, 2018 | View Article...
Leak Testing
Scigenuity Staff
On many production lines, the use of machine vision images is for basic pass/fail determination during the process cycle. Related data collection doesn’t often extend past camera performance. Pass/fail results, after serving their immediate purpose, are often discarded. If they are kept, they are commonly left on local PCs and servers, in silos across the...
March 22, 2018 | View Article...
Scigenuity Staff
So, your plant collects data—but how are you using that data? Is your data empowering individuals on the plant floor to take quick, decisive action? Is your data supporting timely and informed decision-making in the corner office? With reams of manufacturing process data being generated every day from each part and assembly on the production line, smart...
March 02, 2018 | View Article...
Robert Ouellette – New Product Launch Manager, Sciemetric
When a product comes back with a warranty claim, the next step is to determine the root cause of that problem. Many manufacturers rely on SPC data to try to pinpoint where the problem occurred, but this type of data can’t always reliably identify root cause. Tracing root cause relies on the data To determine which element of the manufacturing process has...
February 07, 2018 | View Article...
Nathan Sheaff - President at Sciemetric
Out of all the testing stations on a production line, leak testing is the station most prone to causing bottlenecks. Thus, reducing cycle time in leak test is essential to more efficient, productive operations. Below are a few techniques to implement on your production line to reduce the cycle time in leak testing. Employ digital technology on the...
January 11, 2018 | View Article...
Scigenuity Staff
With 2017 coming to an end, we are taking a look back at our most popular posts from the Sciemetric blog throughout this past year. The below posts are sure to offer tips and tangible insight to help make 2018 your best production year yet. 1) Getting your leak test right starts with data: Check out our e-book Leak testing is often an art as much as it is a...
December 15, 2017 | View Article...
Aaron Alberts - Account Manager at Sciemetric
When collecting process data, it’s important to understand that more is better. Collect data from all sources in the plant and don’t leave anything out of your process. Looking beyond the obvious elements that are critical to your quality inspections and expanding the scope of data collection is crucial to drive improvements and new efficiencies in your...
November 30, 2017 | View Article...
Steve White - Sciemetric's Test Engineering Manager
There are many considerations related to how a part is connected to a test station, and the test station to its supply of pressurized air, that can impact fill time. The shorter the fill time, the shorter the overall test. Shortening the test then allows you to reduce the number of test stations and staff required for leak testing to be an effective in-...
November 14, 2017 | View Article...
Scigenuity Staff
The right tool, for the right job. It’s a concept that no doubt dates to the Stone Age, and yet, engineers and managers across the manufacturing industry continue to struggle with it when it comes to harnessing the power of their data. The reasons are not difficult to fathom. For some, it’s a perception that it will require a costly rip and replace of a...
October 02, 2017 | View Article...
Richard Brine - CTO and David Mannila - Product Manager
It’s the “R” word that makes manufacturers cringe – recall. The cost is only part of the expense – there is the impact on brand reputation and, consequently, future sales, too. A quality issue in the field will trigger an internal investigation to determine its scope and severity. Forensic experiments may have to be conducted to reproduce the manufacturing...
August 15, 2017 | View Article...