September 29, 2023
Adds State-of-the-Art Inspection Laboratory.
Norman Noble has added a state-of-the-art Inspection Process Development Center (PDC). The new inspection laboratory utilizes the newest automated vision, probing, and scanning capabilities for dimensional inspection. In the Inspection PDC, Norman Noble engineers and technicians develop custom inspection methods and programs to efficiently inspect 100% of the product requirements. The Inspection PDC also includes a dedicated laboratory for SEM, surface, metallurgical, mechanical, and thermal analyses.
“We are excited to announce this new lab where we fuse state-of-the-art technology with technical expertise to develop robust and efficient quality control methods,” said Eric Lehuta, Director of Engineering at Norman Noble. “Our goal is to provide our customers comprehensive inspection data analysis from prototype through all phases of design and manufacturing development.”
Director of Quality Assurance, Annie Wolfe, added, “The Inspection PDC lab allows us to use the latest technology to fully inspect our customers’ new product designs and it enables our technicians and engineers to efficiently complete capability studies, GR&Rs, and software validations. This allows Norman Noble to be able to deliver compliant, quality products with fully qualified inspection methodologies.”
Norman Noble’s Process Development Centers (PDC) include Laser Machining and Welding, Swiss Turning and Milling, Nitinol Shape Setting, 5-Axis Contour Milling, Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM), Surface Finishing and Electropolishing, and Inspection. The PDCs support customers with ultra-precision micromachining of medical implants and devices from initial prototype, through all stages of FDA approval, to full-scale manufacturing. The company’s PDCs are central to its customers’ ability to bring next-generation medtech devices to market quickly and cost-effectively, while meeting quality, delivery, and regulatory requirements.