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Introducing the industry’s most comprehensive leak test portfolio

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
April 8, 2018

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-p…

5 top trends in smart manufacturing

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
March 1, 2018

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 da…

How to trace root cause after a warranty claim or product recall

Contributed by: Robert Ouellette - New Product Launch Manager
February 6, 2018

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…

How to reduce cycle time in leak testing?

Contributed by: Nathan Sheaff - President at Sciemetric
January 10, 2018

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 t…

Top 5 Sciemetric blog posts of 2017

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
December 14, 2017

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…

Key considerations for a data collection strategy in the connected factory

Contributed by: Aaron Alberts - Account Manager
November 29, 2017

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…

How to reduce fill time in leak test

Contributed by: Steve White - Test Engineering Manager
November 13, 2017

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 an…

Using data to contain the damage of a recall

Contributed by: Richard Brine - CTO, David Mannila - Product Manager
August 14, 2017

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 exper…