Engineering Services Firms | An Expert in ASME

Can you handle the truth? ASME is the leading international developer of codes and standards associated with the art, science, and practice of mechanical engineering (source). In more simpler terms, ASME is responsible for creating the design standards that allow Engineering Services and Metrology Firms like Nel Pretech know how...

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CT Scanning is the way of the future

When was the last time you considered using CT Scanning? Did you know that it is a widely accepted and encouraged practice in the manufacturing industry? When you hear the words CT Scanning (Computed Tomography for long), what is the first thing that comes to mind? Likely, you think of...

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It’s Happy Hour at Nel Pretech

Well…not really, more like Industrial CT Scanning Hour. A major enclosure company wanted to understand the engagement and dimensional issues between this can “Cap”, “Seal”, and “Can Opening”. The images produced by our Zeiss Metrotom 800 Industrial CT scanner were astounding and provided all the necessary data in an instant....

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CMM Programming and the Cosine Error

Nel Pretech’s Dave Nelson gives tips on CMM programming. In this installment, Dave walks us through the Cosine error that can occur; what it means and how to account for it. A coordinate-measuring machine, or CMM, is a powerful piece of technology that can play a number of roles in...

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Metrology Services and How They Can Benefit You!

Today, more than ever, engineers are developing precision specifications for new products that are then handed off to manufacturers who turn those requirements into physical parts. With so many different manufacturers creating similar parts, it has become harder than ever for some organizations to realize a competitive advantage and differentiate...

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Accreditation Through the Eyes of Our President

What it means to be an A2LA Accredited Lab A2LA is arguably the United States’ most widely recognized registration body for accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025. The reason for their prestige goes beyond the fact they have been around longer or their marketing success. The organization provides some of the most capable...

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Nel Pretech to Celebrate World Metrology Day!

World Metrology Day 2017 Did you know that this Saturday, May 20th, is World Metrology Day? As a fully accredited A2LA dimensional inspection services company that performs almost any type dimensional inspection service you can imagine, we know a thing or two about metrology. For those who do not know,...

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Nel Pretech to offer private industrial CT Education Sessions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 28, 2017 NEL PRETECH TO OFFER PRIVATE INDUSTRIAL CT EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS Contract dimensional inspection lab offers free, hands-on experience to raise awareness of Industrial CT to the manufacturing community. Contact John Hayes | Telephone 708-429-5157 | Email john@nelpretech.com | Website www.nelpretech.com Tinley Park, IL, April...

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The NPC Story: The Process

As you have been following along with The Nel Pretech Story, you have learned a little about what we do, how much we value customer satisfaction, and things that are going on around the laboratory. With this week’s story we wanted to take you through the actual process that we...

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The NPC Story: Time for a Technical Upgrade

At Nel Pretech, we want to be able to measure all different types of products. Being able to measure parts of all shapes and sizes is becoming one of core competencies. With the recent upgrade to the CT scanner operating system, we can now accommodate 30% larger parts. That is...

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