Quanterion Solutions Incorporated

About Quanterion Solutions Incorporated

Quanterion Solutions Incorporated, was formed with the mission to provide high quality QUANTitative engineering services to be used as critERION for critical decision making, hence the name Quanterion. Since its beginning in 2000, the company has expanded its technical capabilities beyond the original reliability, maintainability and quality to now also include knowledge management, software development/engineering, materials engineering, information technology and document management services. These technical capabilities are currently being applied in the defense, commercial, health care, energy and homeland defense markets.

How Good Is Your Reliability Approach?

How Good Is Your Reliability Approach?
Product reliability is an important discriminator in today’s global marketplace but does your organization know how it’s doing compared to competitors in terms of designing and building reliability into its products? Could/should you be doing more “upfront” reliability activities to improve customer satisfaction, to reduce warranty costs, and to reduce…  Read More

June 26th, 2009|

Solving the Complex RBD-Series Parallel System with a Keystone Component

Solving the Complex RBD-Series Parallel System with a Keystone Component
The general form of this type of reliability block diagram has two series circuits in a parallel arrangement combined through a center or “keystone” unit. You are often given the reliability of each block and asked to calculate the reliability of the circuit.

For example let’s say…  Read More

February 26th, 2009|

Environmental Stress Screening: Basic Steps in Choosing an ESS Profile

Environmental Stress Screening: Basic Steps in Choosing an ESS Profile
Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) is the process of exposing a newly manufactured product to environmental stresses in order to identify and eliminate latent defects introduced during the manufacturing process. It is part of the manufacturing process and is therefore performed on 100% of the items manufactured.…  Read More

November 26th, 2008|


Reliability Approach Self-assessment Tool including Enhancement Recommendations
Reliability is a discriminating characteristic of products in today’s marketplace, yet many companies are unsure about what is important in designing and manufacturing reliability. They sometimes lack the specialized expertise and/or experience to use their resources wisely in “making reliability happen.”

Over the years, Quanterion’s engineers have often been tasked…  Read More

September 12th, 2008|Tags: , |

Quanterion a Key Contributor in DoD’s New Focus on Reliability

The Department of Defense (DoD) is now putting new emphasis on making its systems and equipments more reliable through a series of initiatives where Quanterion Solutions is a key contributor.

Recognizing that its designs were falling short of their reliability goals, the DoD is cooperating with industry to:

develop a general government/industry reliability standard to replace MIL-STD-785…  Read More

May 15th, 2008|

Quanterion Solutions’ Rose Receives Prestigious Carr Award

The Mohawk Valley Engineers Executive Council has awarded David Rose, Quanterion Solutions Manager of Advanced Programs, the 2008 E. Quint Carr Award for Engineering Excellence for his contributions to the field of corrosion prevention.

Mr. Rose has become recognized as a national leader in efforts to reduce the estimated $276B annual cost of corrosion.  He is…  Read More

February 15th, 2008|Tags: |

Quanterion Employees Participate at RAMS 2008

Quanterion Solutions Inc. (QSI) will again take an active role in supporting the annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), which will be held in Las Vegas from January 28th through the 31st. QSI President Preston MacDiarmid and his team of David Nicholls, David Rose, Daniel Gonzales, and Eric MacDiarmid will attend the conference to exhibit…  Read More

January 2nd, 2008|

Grand Re-opening and 40th Anniversary of DoD Information Analysis Center

Quanterion Solutions Incorporated recently held a ribbon-cutting and luncheon at the State University of New York’s Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) to celebrate the “Grand Re-opening” of the Department of Defense’s Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC), which is located at the Institute. The “re-opening” triples the size of the facility at SUNYIT, where the core operations…  Read More

November 14th, 2007|

Design of Experiments for Reliability Improvement

Design of Experiments for Reliability Improvement
Many times we want to improve Reliability (or other Quality characteristics) by way of increasing positive and reducing negative factor effects that influence performance.

For example, assume we want to increase the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) (or decrease the Mean Time To Reapir (MTTR)) of a product to improve its…  Read More

July 26th, 2007|

EDGE Award Winners Include Quanterion

Four companies and two individuals who have played roles in the Mohawk Valley’s economic growth have been named winners of the 2007 Leading EDGE Awards.

Award winners are:

Quanterion Solutions Incorporated of Utica;
Bartell Machinery Systems LLC of Lee;
Goodrich Power Transmission Systems of Rome;
PLC Trenching Company LLC of Clinton;
Nicholas O. Matt, former EDGE board chair; and
Harry A. Hertline,…  Read More

May 10th, 2007|Tags: |