Air gaging technology has its roots back over 70 years and is today a viable and highly reliable method for many applications in industries where a high volume of parts is produced or where the precision of hard-to-access dimensions makes other measuring techniques impossible.
An ongoing leak detection audit and repair program will quickly pay for itself through energy savings (and may even be subsidized by local utility incentive programs). Equally important, you will likely see benefits from reduced downtime and better running production equipment. All of these contribute to a stronger bottom line.
After adding nearly 570,000 jobs over the past four years, more growth is expected as production facilities re-shore to the U.S. Guest columnist Scott Corriveau explains why corporate executives, safety officials and equipment manufacturers must work together to identify unmet safety needs and prepare a new labor force for the hazards they may face.