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High Acoustic Frequency Imaging

Tiny ceramic chip capacitors can be screened for defects using high acoustic frequency imaging.
By Tom Adams
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An internal structural defect in a ceramic chip capacitor becomes activated when it expands to create an electrical leakage path between two adjacent electrode layers.


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Preventing the Contribution of Aperture Stops in the Flash Technique

Thermal diffusivity measurements can be improved through field view optimization in the sensing area.
By Marc-Antoine Thermitus, Ph.D.
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Now more than ever, in an increasingly competitive, technology-driven environment, efficiently devised heat transfer processes are at the heart of success.


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H.C. Starck Releases First Sustainability Report

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H.C. Starck recently announced the release of its first sustainability report, thus strengthening its profile as responsible corporate citizen in the specialty chemicals industry.
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Happy Manufacturing Day!

The second annual Manufacturing Day will be held today throughout the U.S.
By Susan Sutton
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Domestic ceramic manufacturing has undergone some tough years (arguably decades).
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Majority of Manufacturers Planning or Considering Reshoring from China to U.S.

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More than half of U.S.-based manufacturing executives at companies with sales greater than $1 billion are planning to bring back production to the U.S. from China or are actively considering it.
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Value Stream Mapping: A Tool for Process Improvement

Value stream mapping is a useful visualization tool for improving manufacturing processes.
By Vincent Howell CMfgE
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Continuous improvement is at the top of the to-do list for manufacturers in process and discrete manufacturing companies. Industries continually look for ways to improve quality, increase output, meet customer demand, and provide innovations to set their products and processes apart from the competition.


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NSL ANALYTICAL SERVICES INC.: Quality System Manual

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This company recently released its revised “Quality System Manual”and the Quality Management System defined in that manual.
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Inside CI: Looking Back, Moving Forward

By Susan Sutton
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By most accounts, 2012 has been a challenging year.


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Maximizing Benefits from Test Laboratory Services

By Robert Bebout
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Following a few simple guidelines can help manufacturers manage their testing program.


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