QC techniques

gd&t

2 Ways GD&T Helps Your Manufacturing Business (and 1 Way It Won’t)

GD&T reduces the ambiguity of design intent. You’ve just designed a gear, tinkering with tolerances and tweaking leader lines to ensure your blueprint is properly called out. Then you get the prototype and realize that the keyway is in the wrong orientation. But why? 15 degrees is 15 degrees, you think. How could they get …

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QC acceptance sampling

Quality Control Technique: How Acceptance Sampling Can Save You Time

One of the great things about our country’s manufacturing industry has been the ability to churn out--literally--tons of products from die casts, punches and the like. Taking the long view, one can look at our output and marvel… just marvel… Then you realize that you have to check all of those parts. Especially all of …

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