Santa Ana, CA, November 2015, Wilkins Design and Manufacturing, Inc., a one-stop shop for quality metal fabrication and certified welding, implemented an AS9100C Certified Quality Management System. The objective of the system is continuous, permanent quality improvement to prevent defects reduce waste, improve product quality, exceed customer expectations, and sustain a successful business. Certification was issued on October 22, 2015.
Wilkins Design and Manufacturing recently purchased a portable measurement arm as another step toward quality improvement. The absolute encoder arm is manufactured by Romer and is a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) with a 2 meter arm. This instruments connects to a laptap computer and uses software to compare geometry part files with measurement points on the specimen part. Data that is collected can be exported to an AS9102 First Article Inspection Report. This instrument makes part inspection more efficient as well as accurate.