Date: April 24 & 25, 2018

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $800

Location: NWIRC Training Center
8425 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Lunch Included

All students should bring one 0-1 inch micrometer (non digital preferred), one Vernier (non digital preferred) and Dial Caliper. 

Gauging/Measuring Techniques
Proper gauging/measuring techniques guide the continual improvement process within an organization. This program will help to improve the competency level of those individuals involved in determining if product meets requirements.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Introduction to Measuring
  • Types of Gauges
  • The Measurement Process
  • Surface Plates as Simulated Datum Planes – Using and Care
  • Angle Blocks as Simulated Datum Plans – Using and Care
  • Standards and NIST Traceability
  • The Calibration Process
  • Gage Blocks and Gage Pins
  • Wringing Gage Blocks
  • Outside and Inside Diameter Measurements
  • Roundness
  • Threads
  • Surface Texture
  • Characteristics
  • Micrometers – Internal, External & Depth
  • Verniers and Dial Calipers
  • Drop Indicators & Test Indicators
  • Optical Comparator
  • Ring Gauges
  • Go/No-Go Plug Gauges
  • Thread Gauges Go-No
  • Handling and Storage of Measuring Devices
  • Visual Inspection – Workmanship Standards
  • Special Topics as requested
  • Measuring Methods currently being used and hands on measuring

Litts Quality Technologies – Richard A. Litts, is a RABQSA International Quality Management Systems Registered Lead Auditor and AS9100 Aerospace Experienced Auditor (AEA). In addition he is an ISO 17025 General Competence Requirements for Testing and Calibration Laboratories Lead Assessor and has received a SQF Program certificate from the Training Center of the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) for successfully implementing SQF 2000 Systems. With over 30 years of experience in manufacturing industries, he is the founder and president of Litts Quality Technologies, Inc. which provides quality consulting support in the areas of quality management, training and systems development as well as training quality system tools and techniques and metrology/measuring principles.


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