Reed Slevin

Reed Slevin is director of Thermoanalytical Instruments at the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation, Westerville, Ohio.


It's All Relative

October 31, 2008
Test results for dilatometers are always relative to calibration and testing conditions.
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Powerful Furnace for the Lab

September 1, 2007
The gradient furnace is a simple device that can thermally process a series of samples to demonstrate the effect of temperature on a number of ceramic properties.
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ENGINEER'S PERSPECTIVE:<br>The Limitations of Instruments

February 1, 2003
No matter how sophisticated our instruments become, we should always question the data and have a fundamental knowledge of how those instruments work to ensure that our plants continue to operate as efficiently as possible.
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Engineer's Perspective: Defining Quality

October 1, 2002
To establish and maintain a viable QC/QA program, someone within the company must determine what constitutes a “shippable” product. Unfortunately, quality is very much like beauty—it is in the eye of the beholder.
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