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Quality Control - Ageing, Gloss & Colour
Review of instruments for measuring colour & surface gloss & its change with time (ageing). Photos shown of weatherometers & other test cabinets. Gloss is shown to be a function of illumination conditions. The increasing trend for a) lightweight & portable instruments and b) those able to be linked to computers is emphasised.
Quality control - an examination of variability
Discussion of the concept of "variation", statistical analysis of variance. Plots, equations and tables are shown, the ANOVA concept explained.
Quality Control - Benchmarking
Discourse on title process which is akin to target setting as a means of improving product or process quality. 1 ref.
Quality Control - Coding Data - An Exercise
Graphs & tables show simple statistical treatment applied to Quality Control in Finishing. to be cont'd.
Quality Control - Communicating the Vision
Homily on the "Vision thing" for managers to communicate QC & QA to staff. 3 refs
Quality Control - Control Charts for Attributes
Tutorial explains use of p-charts and np-charts. 2 refs.
Quality Control - Corporate Planning
Expatiates on function of management and planning in underpinning quality assurance. 1 ref
Quality Control - Dealing with Change
Homily based on psychology of staff and their resistance to change, incl. denial.
Quality Control - Demings Mousetrap
Discourse on Deming's First & Second Theorems as they relate to QC.
Quality Control - Don't tell me - show me!
Discusses how training using demonstrations is greatly superior to simple verbal explanations, with case study examples incl. correct & incorrect racking (jigging) of complex shapes to avoid air entrapment. Diagrams show typical work standard, flowchart for zincating aluminium and for hydrogen embrittlement relief.
Quality Control - Earning Employee Trust
Homily on trust & mistrust & empowerment etc. 3 refs.
Quality Control - Economic Justification of Expenditures
Author discusses, with worked examples, how expenditure on new equipment might be justified. 2 refs.
Quality control - electromagnetic testing
Title methods, incl. eddy current methods can be used not only for thickness testing, but also to test for heat treatment results, surface discontinuities, hardness, even variations in metallurgical structure. Also treats electrical contact resistance. Suggests American Soc. for Nondestructive testing as source of books on subject.
Quality Control - Extremely Short Production Runs
Use of X-bar & R charts to assist with SPC.
Quality Control - Facing up to Barriers
Homily on society, cultural values etc & personality problems & implications for Quality. 1 ref