The value of deburring

The value of deburring

The Deuburring Process In manufacturing we usually think of a “burr” as an unwanted piece of material from machining operations, such as grinding, cutting, drilling, milling, or turning. But in my quality vernacular a “Burr” is any byproduct of an operation that is...
In search of bad news

In search of bad news

My position as director of quality for Van der Stähl Scientific means I start each day as a chronic cynic. I am the Grim Reaper of sorts as the news I typically deliver is bad, which by the way, is good. In order for us to have forward progress, we need to develop a...