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The noise in the background: Ensuring accuracy with helium leak testing

  • Article in Quality Magazine
October 1, 2018

There are some instances where an acceptable leak rate is so small as to be practically zero. Few air leak test methods, such as pressure decay, have the necessary detection range. These situations call for a trace gas-based test method. Learn more in this article in Quality Magazine, written by Cincinnati Test Systems' Systems Engineer, Peter Bonyhati.

What can go wrong will

  • Article on Manufacturing.net
August 30, 2018

Even on a modern manufacturing line equipped to collect and analyze process data, something can always slip through the cracks to derail quality and efficiency. This is only to be expected. But what if a key assembly process still rests entirely with a human being manually completing a task? There is no obvious data trail, no process monitoring in real-time. What then? In this article, Sciemetric's Manufacturing IT Manager, Patrick Chabot discusses the importance of having a strategy for continuous improvement on the line.

Case study: Shaping data, ensuring uptime

  • Article in Smart Industry
May 31, 2018

Industry 4.0 technologies are not merely nice to have. Business pressures are forcing these kinds of investments for many manufacturers. ROI can be rapid when you consider the cumulative cost of downtime, warranty claims, and scrap and rework that can be avoided with the right technology investment. Learn how Sciemetric helps manufacturers embrace Industry 4.0 in this article by Sciemetric's Aaron Alberts for the Smart Industry Forum.

Effective data analysis

  • Article in Manufacturing Automation
May 1, 2018

In this feature published by Automation Magazine, Dave Mannila, senior product manager at Sciemetric, talks about how manufacturers can and should use their production data for greater visibility into production processes – to reduce cycle times, control costs and improve productivity across the plant. With today’s tools, a modest investment can generate an ROI in a matter of months and yield millions in annual savings.

How to stay competitive in a connected revolution

  • Article in Machine Design
April 18, 2018

In this feature published by Machine Design Magazine, Derek Kuhn, Sciemetric’s senior vice-president, argues why machine builders can’t ignore the growing use of process data by manufacturers to drive quality assurance, greater automation, efficiency and profitability. Manufacturers want this intelligence incorporated into a line as it is being built, rather than incur the time and expense of procuring equipment, hardware, and software from different vendors and trying to integrate it all together.