visual inspection


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visual inspection

Inspection by examination without the use of testing apparatus.
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visual inspection

An inspection of a component by visual means.
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As a consequence, every Visual Inspection workstation was equipped with a tablet computer and staff members now enter their inspection findings directly into the ERP system via an SAPUI5 app, making current and future processes even more efficient, safer and digitally traceable.
As an alternative to direct visual inspection of the bobbins, the inspection can be conducted under illumination with ultraviolet light.
The bill explained that the law enforcement agency was working on a proposal to allow police officers to strip search detainees and perform "visual inspections" to ensure that no items are being smuggled.
The ASTM F1886 visual inspection method is limited in terms of the size of channel or seal defect it can detect.
A particular strength is in the use of remote-controlled visual inspection robots that can access sensitive areas of power plants.
Chris Echols, vice president of Ashtead Technology in Houston said: "Following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, stricter subsea inspection regulations were introduced which has led to a need for more reliable, high resolution visual inspection technology.
Sensitivity specifically positive predicted value negative predicted value of visual inspection of the cervix after acetic acid application was 93.5% 95.8% 76.3% 99% and the diagnostic accuracy was 95.6%.
"Automatic recognition systems have limited use, I think, so we tend to think of visual inspection as having a human being involved - automatic defect recognition systems are still not as good as human beings."
In addition, particularly from a safety perspective, there is an urgent need to improve the reliability of inspections for in-vehicle PCBs, which are mainly subject to visual inspection. As a result, each PCB manufacturer requires the creation of an inspection system that both improves productivity and is more dependable.
Samuel Boon, Eblex breeding specialist, said: "Estimated breeding values are an important guide when selecting rams and vital for maternal traits as a visual inspection of a ram tells you nothing about the potential productivity of his daughters." The maternal index is particularly useful within self-replacing flocks, where the number of lambs reared to weaning has a major impact on flock profitability.
Vetter Pharma, an international contract development and manufacturing organisation specialising in the aseptic filling of syringes, cartridges and vials, has passed the first GMP inspection of its new centre for visual inspection and logistics, Ravensburg Vetter West, it was reported yesterday.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 29, 2013-Vetter Pharma's new centre for visual inspection and logistics passes first GMP inspection(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com

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