J.A. King Company Newsletter – July 2017

Ask the Experts: Are you getting the most out of your data?

SPC Screenshot

The above SPC graph shows product weights over time and alerts the operator to those outside of the acceptable range using color coding.

What are you doing with your measurement data? Chances are, the data you are collecting is specifically for meeting quality and/or compliance requirements. You may even be collecting this data in a spreadsheet for future analysis. What if you could track this data in real time to improve your process? How could you use that information to solve your production challenges?

If you want to see how Statistical Process Control (SPC) data collection can improve your production process, contact us to set up a meeting with one of our application specialists. Our team has years of experience in precision measurement, data collection and analysis. We will work with you to create a solution that is perfect for your application.

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The Hole Story: Bore Gage Calibration

Bore Gage CalibrationBore gages are used to measure the inside diameter or bore size of a hole. They can come in a variety of sizes and types including dial, digital, electronic, and Vernier.

While some adjust to provide direct measurement of the size of a bore, others are set to a specific size using a ring gage and are then used to verify the size of a bore. In either case, both your bore gages as well as your ring gages should be calibrated to ensure accurate and repeatable measurement.

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Product Spotlight: CCP Comparators

CCP BrochureJ.A King has joined with Certified Comparator Products (CCP) to bring you the latest in optical comparator technology. CCP, which was the first optical comparator company to introduce an all LED light driven machine, offers machines in 14”, 16”, 20” and 30” viewable screens. These machines feature industry leading internal edge detection for both accuracy and speed, reducing operator variation and decreasing inspection time. Additionally, E-Check software allows for full automation of their motorized machines.

VIDI-Probe, the latest CCP offering, brings video measurement into the comparator world with the ability to use your comparator screen when you need to see a larger field of view. This technology provides automated edge detection and gathers many data points per measurement, allowing for filtering to remove unwanted burs and contamination.

Please feel free to contact us for a demonstration. We can provide onsite or online demonstrations with your parts.

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