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Wire&Cable
11
jun

Measuring wire drawing dies

In this two-part blog series, we’re going to examine wire drawing dies in some detail. In this, part 1, we’ll look at measuring wire drawing dies, why accuracy is so important, and what’s the best way to go about measuring them. In the part 2, we’ll address the question of why they need to be...
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Jean Paul Franky Friquin
07
mai

Building support to service the world – meet Franky, global service manager for our wire and cable measurement solutions

By providing the crucial link between labs, production and our customers in the field, Franky brings unique insights to Conoptica – helping us to enhance our measurement solutions for the wire and cable industry and benefiting from the practical experience of our user community. Franky is well-known to most of our customers because he’s the...
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27
mar

Why is Measurement so important? You need only to look at the consequences of errors to find out

Without even having to think about it, most (if not all) of us accept that accuracy in measurement is desirable. After all, if you’re not going to produce accurate results, why measure something in the first place? In industrial and commercial as opposed to domestic or everyday settings, the importance of the quest for accuracy...
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29
feb

Meet one of the newest members of our team – Fee Lee

Growing our team is essential to sustain our success, so we’re thrilled to welcome Fee Lee to Conoptica. With rich industry experience, she also brings multilingual skills and a deep understanding of local culture, based on her Southeast Asian education and background – and an impressively positive vibe! She’s already making an impact as we...
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15
feb

Wire and cable in the defense industry -quantity and quality without qualification

Across multiple applications and with a variety of purposes, wires and cables play vital roles in the defense industry. And this is an industry where procurement consistently involves following strictly regulated processes (often requiring the monitoring of suppliers’ performance and ensuring that all goods delivered meet standards and comply with any relevant protocols), so the...
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08
feb

Traceability in action

Let’s start with a brief definition of traceability.  Traceability is a term used in the world of measurement and broadly, it’s what ensures that the result of a measurement is reliable, accurate, and consistent with international standards. Think of it this way: when you take a measurement, how do you know it’s accurate? In a...
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23
jan

Tire cords- placing demands on wire and cable manufacturers

In a recent blog, we looked at the automotive industry from the perspective of machine tools. It takes little imagination to understand why these instruments are critical components of the car-manufacturing process, given that shaped or molded material is essential for many components of the vehicle. But there is another, equally integral component shared by...
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04
jan

About model-based measurement. Here’s what you need to know.

I know what you’re thinking. Seriously, I do. And I’ll prove it. I’ll prove it with a statement: all measurements are precluded by a conceptualization. If that sounds somewhat elaborate, let me explain. If I say the word “window” to you, an automatic thought process will begin in your mind. As soon as you heard...
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07
des

The transition to clean energy needs to be successfully wired

Clean energy: these days the term sometimes seems inescapable, doesn’t it? Whichever side of the fence you sit on regarding its uptake and the broader subject of environmental concerns, such issues are front of mind in both the consumer and enterprise worlds, hotly debated by the public, politicians, and corporate leaders alike. The topic is...
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30
nov

The importance of recalibration

Recently, we addressed the question “what is calibration?” and provided a general overview of the subject. But calibration itself is not the end of the matter. In fact, after a measurement device has been calibrated, you’d be mistaken to imagine everything is good to go without any more attention required. First, it’s a matter of...
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