Tools of our Trade: Measuring Devices, Part 3

In our previous posts, we explained a bit about mastering measuring tool usage and how to fixture the tool or workpiece to ensure accurate measurement. Here, we will take a look at what calibration means — and how simple field-checking is different but equally important. Calibration Sometimes a quality technician or tool maker will pick […]

Tools of our Trade: Measuring Devices, Part 2

As discussed in our previous post, a good understanding of measuring tools is essential knowledge for your personnel — and critical to ensuring quality plastic parts wind up in your customers’ hands. Here, we will go into a bit more detail about fixturing the workpiece to ensure accurate measurement. It’s Hard To Hit a Moving […]

Tools of our Trade: Measuring Devices, Part 1

Of all aspects of our industry, quality is inarguably most important. After all, if you are not delivering quality plastics products to your customers, your customers will go elsewhere. But how can plastics manufacturers guarantee quality parts? In those most basic sense, we need to inspect parts and ensure they meet customer requirements. To accomplish […]

Scientific Molding Pocket Guide: Now Available in Spanish

Routsis Training’s popular Scientific Molding Pocket Guide is now available in Spanish. “It’s really amazing how popular our Pocket Guide has become,” says Daniel Stephens, Vice-President of Routsis Training. “Our customers can’t seem to get enough of these,” Mr. Stephens continued — adding that over 50,000 copies of the English-language version have been printed to-date. […]