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How to reduce cycle time in leak testing

Contributed by: Nathan Sheaff - Founder, Sciemetric
January 11, 2018

Out of all the testing stations on a production line, leak testing is the station most prone to causing bottlenecks. CEO Nathan Sheaff summarizes how manufacturers can take advantage of digital technology and advanced data analytics for more efficient, productive operations.

Top 5 Sciemetric blog posts of 2017

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
December 15, 2017

We recap our five blog posts that captured the most attention in 2017, from getting your leak test right and containing warranty costs with data to how the repair bay can contribute to a more effective defect data management strategy.

How to reduce fill time in leak test

Contributed by: Steve White - Test Engineering Manager
November 14, 2017

When it comes to leak, a smaller part is faster to test. But you can’t just make a part smaller – or can you? Steve White discusses ways to shorten fill time by considering test station fixturing and connections, the part’s internal geometry and supply pressure.

Using data to contain the damage of a recall

Contributed by: Richard Brine - CTO, David Mannila
August 15, 2017

The “R” word, recall, makes manufacturers cringe. Richard Brine digs into how the scope and impact of a recall can be dramatically reduced if all relevant production data has been collected and organized by serial number to create a complete birth history record for each part.

The Repair Bay, Part 3: A day in the life

Contributed by: Patrick Chabot - Manufacturing IT Manager
May 26, 2017

Concluding our three-part series, Patrick Chabot looks at how individuals from the plant floor to the office engage with and benefit from a repair bay data analytics system that’s integrated with the rest of the data collection and analysis from the production line.