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Hoffmann on Testing

Where Is Your Old School Technology?

April 10, 2014
There are times when leak testing experts advocate "going old school."
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How Do We Overcome Language Barriers in a Global Marketplace?

December 5, 2013

Given the global marketplace, shouldn't manufacturing and test equipment be equipped with user-friendly controls with different language options?


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Why Test Experts are so Important: Lessons from Boeing and Airbus

Simulation is not the same as testing.
July 1, 2013

A test-centric assembly process would have helped Boeing and Airbus avoid problems with their new aircraft.


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The Challenge of Flexibility in Leak Testing

Market conditions demand manufacturers use equipment that accommodates, and accurately tests, a wider variety of parts.
May 1, 2013

Regardless of their location or industry, manufacturers are demanding more from leak test equipment than ever before. Tough economic times and increased competition require companies to use equipment that not only provides accuracy and repeatability, but accommodates a wider variety of parts.


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Customer Loyalty—To Disney and Beyond!

What would inspire your loyalty to an automation and test supplier?
April 22, 2013

A good partnership between customers and suppliers leads to optimal solutions and long-term prosperity all around.


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Reshoring, Jobs and Quality

January 24, 2013

Reshoring is a welcome trend, but maintaining product quality will not be a given.


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Bonding Lines with Dr. Dave: Sealing Porous Metals by Design

August 1, 2012
Most castings and powdered metal parts have porosity. Porosity provides a leak path into or out of castings.


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Leak Testing Large Castings

May 1, 2012
Porosity and sealing affect engine blocks, wheels and other big auto parts.


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Hoffmann on Testing: Software for Everything...Really?

If the assumptions are wrong, the conclusions are not likely to be very good.
February 14, 2012

Software cannot fix problems caused by product dynamics or defects in tooling.


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Leak Testing Aerospace Parts

April 27, 2011
Fuel systems, engines, landing gear, ventilation systems and other aerospace devices that rely on numerous tanks, pumps, actuators, lines and fittings must be tested for tightness during both assembly and maintenance applications.
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People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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