Test Equipment Upgrades Balance Art and Science

January 17, 2023 - Author: Daryl Rothamer, Director, Systems and Equipment at ACS

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Upgrading test equipment and systems for research and development (R&D) testing or end-of-line production quality testing is an art and a science. Managers of development and testing labs, as well as manufacturing facilities, face ever-expanding markets, pressure from competition, emerging technology, and regulatory requirements, which can lead to companies needing upgrades.

Test equipment insights addressed in the article:

  • When businesses only upgrade equipment that fails or shows wear, they miss opportunities to improve testing capabilities.
  •  There is an increased need for better and more automated equipment as manufacturers are dealing with supply chain and labor challenges.

Read the article here: Test equipment upgrades balance art and science (plantengineering.com)

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