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Quality control - first impressions: a view of corporate personality
Monthly homily where role of management in quality issues is explored. 1 ref
Quality control - Focus on Fasteners
Angry critique of PL 101-592, Fastener Quality Act, of 1990, governing nuts & bolts, screws etc, with amendment 104-113. Highlights cases of defective fasteners, some US imported and defect causes. Argues (support by several major industry organisations) that the Act should be repealed. 10 refs
Quality Control - Get the Picture ?
Emphasis on data presentation - frequency distribution table, histograms, frequency polygon & cumulative frequency polygon are some methods which can be applied to SPC implementation.
Quality Control - Goal Oriented Management
Another philosophy for management & quality assurance! 6 refs.
Quality Control - Guaranteed
Homily around staff attitudes, management policy.
Quality Control - Guides in Pursuit of Excellence
The underlying philosophies of various Quality "gurus" are summarised in terms of what they set out to do and what they demand. 8 refs.
Quality control - height gauges
Brief overview of mechanical & electronic comparators, their care & use, step-by-step calibration & meas'6 & comments on accuracy.
Quality Control - Histograms & Problem Solving
Use of histograms as visual aid in application of statistics to QC is described using example of tin plating thickess samples. Comments on interpretation, normal, multi-peaked or skewed patterns. 5 refs.
Quality Control - Inference, the Logic of Statistics
Comments on estimators, point intervals, interval estimators.
Quality control - inspection costs
Homily incl. a microeconomic view of the issue where inspection strategies are summarised with statistical equations. 2 refs
Quality Control - Inspection Planning
Discussion includes listing of relevant standards (ANSI, ASTM, MIL), correct sampling (size of samples), inspection charts. 6 refs
Quality control - Internal audits
Various types of audit are discussed incl. IQUE (In-plant quality evaluation). Selection of auditors is also examined.
Quality control - internal audits
In context of ISO 9000 or 14000 standards, internal audits are required. The process is reviewed, incl. audit team selection & training, external third-party audits, assessing results.
Quality Control - Is ISO 9000 Certification Necessary ?
Discussion in terms of compliance, Quality Assurance etc. 5 refs
Quality Control - ISO 9000 New World Vision For Quality
Discourse on the new standard, how to become certified and what it represents. Criticisms are reported.