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.