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RIGID SHAFT ADAPTERS

Rigid shaft
adapters solve
shaft compatibility
problems

Stafford Manufacturing has designed a line of rigid clampstyle shaft adapters that come in a variety of configurations to
connect dissimilar shaft sizes.
The Stafford Shaft Adapters are rigid couplings with a
clamp-type female end that fits securely over an output shaft
and feature male ends that can be supplied in various lengths.
This ends shaft compatibility issues.
These adapters are offered in step-up and step-down configurations with or without keyways, and shaft extensions can
be round, square, hex, D, threaded, keyed, tapered machinable.
Manufactured from aluminum, steel and stainless steel, the
Stafford Shaft Adapters come in various bore sizes and provide
a secure transition without sacrificing torsional holding power.
Suitable for original
equipment manufacturing as well as
maintenance repair and
overhaul applications,
they are non-marring,
designed for use on
hardened shafts, and
can be customized to
user requirements.

SOFTWARE

Real-time
monitoring
for factory
automation

www.staffordmfg.com |

Cognex has released the Explorer real-time monitoring (RTM)
for factory automation and logistics operations. RTM aggregates and reports trends in data captured by DataMan barcode
readers and provides instant facilitywide feedback to identify
process errors, minimize no-reads and maximize throughput.
RTM tracks trends in barcode quality, monitors configuration
changes, and analyzes data from DataMan barcode readers
to identify the causes of low read rates and other errors. The
online dashboards display configuration-based audit logs and
heat maps, allowing facility and plant managers to implement
immediate corrective action and optimize processes.
By providing access to network data, The Explorer RTM supports smart factories and emerging Industry 4.0 environments.
RTM can configure up to 20 DataMan readers using the familiar
DataMan setup tool, and results can be monitored using a
browser-based interface. RTM's time-based performance statistics are viewable anywhere in a facility from a desktop, tablet
or smartphone.

800-695-5551

www.cognex.com/RTM | 855-426-4639

DEFLECTABLE VIDEOSCOPE

Supports precise endoscopic surgery
Olympus has unveiled the LTF-S300-10-3D Endoeye Flex 3-D deflectable videoscope designed for use with the Visera Elite II.
When used together, they support efficient and precise endoscopic surgery.
The endoscope has a deflectable tip that can provide a front view of the tissue being operated on, as well as views
from other angles including from behind. Other features include a joystick controller and a shorter scope tip.
The joystick provides the operability to intuitively move the scope tip vertically, laterally or diagonally. This
helps a surgeon obtain the desired viewpoint fast and track organ movements smoothly. The shorter tip
supports close-up observation in narrow cavities.
www.olympus-global.com | 484-896-5000

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Quality Progress - February 2018

Seen and Heard
Expert Answers
Progress Report
Mr. Pareto Head
Career Coach
Office Efficiency
The Crown Jewels of Design
Open Lines
Less Is More
ASQ 2018 Six Sigma Resource Guide
Standard Issues
Six Sigma Solutions
Statistics Spotlight
Marketplace
Footnotes
Try This Today
Quality Progress - February 2018 - intro
Quality Progress - February 2018 - cover1
Quality Progress - February 2018 - cover2
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 1
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 2
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 3
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 4
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 5
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Seen and Heard
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 7
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Expert Answers
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 9
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Progress Report
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 11
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Mr. Pareto Head
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Career Coach
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Office Efficiency
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - The Crown Jewels of Design
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Open Lines
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - ASQ 2018 Six Sigma Resource Guide
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Standard Issues
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Six Sigma Solutions
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Statistics Spotlight
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Marketplace
Quality Progress - February 2018 - 59
Quality Progress - February 2018 - Footnotes
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Quality Progress - February 2018 - Try This Today
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