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Welcome to Quality Assurance

Quality AssuranceIn recent years a great deal of emphasis has been placed on the quality of products and services because of increasing competition and the consequent need to operate businesses efficiently. The importance given to quality is a net result of a number of factors such as the desire to maintain or increase markey share by achieving consumer satisfaction, the need to reduce operating costs so that the products can be offered at competitive prices, the need to be enviromentally aware (which makes manufactures conscious of waste) and, to a certain extent, the satisfaction derived out of doing a perfect job. Some or all of the above incentatives have encouraged manufactures and providers of services to give serious thought to the quality of products and services.

 
Endorsed Quality Assurance Software:
Non-Normal Process Capability Quincunx SPC Simulator Measurement Systems Analysis SPC WorkBench v 4.0 Failure Mode & Effects Analysis V4.0 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing V3.0 ChartitNOW

SPC WorkBench v 4.0

SPC Work Bench is simple yet powerful software that enables you perform On-Line Statistical Process Control. The SPC Work Bench puts together Control Charts, Histograms and Capability Analysis, Pareto Diagrams, and all that is required to implement math-anxiety-free SPC. s

  • SPC for Variables using X-bar/R, X /MR and X-bar/s charts.
  • SPC for Attributes using p, Np, c and u charts.
  • Process Capability analysis over selected horizon.
  • Histogram, Normal Curve and Normal Probability plot display.
  • On-line computation of Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk parameters.
  • Estimation of PPM levels of the process over selected horizons.

Non-Normal Process Capability Evaluator

Analysis of Non-Normal Data was never easier!

Process capability evaluation done the traditional way, is based on an assumption that the data is Normally distributed. However, there are processes, which are inherently non-normal, and using assumptions of normality can lead to erroneous evaluation. This may lead to wrong decisions. In cases where the data is not normally distributed, the evaluation of Process Capability requires special techniques. Recognizing this, the recently updated SPC manual of AIAG (2nd Edition, July 2005) recommends the use of Non-normal process capability evaluation techniques to deal with such data.

The Non-Normal Process Capability Evaluator enables you evaluate non-normal process capability using one of the following methods:
  • Box-Cox power Transformation.
  • Johnson Transformation system.
  • Clements Method using Pearson Curves.

Quincunx SPC Simulator

Practitioners of Statistical Process Control (SPC) need to have a very clear understanding of what SPC is and how it works. For years a mechanical Quincunx model that drops balls over number of pins and simulates real-life processes has been used for this learning.

Here is the Quincunx SPC Simulator Software that has several additional features to the physical Quincunx.

The Quincunx SPC Simulator has been found very effective for Training in classroom environment as well as for self-learning. It is being successfully used by Quality Managers, Facilitators, Trainers, and Consultants.
  • in SPC awareness programs in organizations,
  • in Green Belt and Black Belt training, and also
  • in Universities.
Use this software to simulate and study:
  • Fundamentals of Normal Distribution
  • Control Charting and its physical significance
  • Detection of Out-Of-Control situations using Control Charts
  • Process Capability Vs Process Control
  • Process Capability Indices like Cp, Cpk
  • Process Variation and factors causing variation
  • Process Adjustment and Drift
  • Demonstration of the Central Limit Theorem
  • Effects of Subgroup Size on Control Chart Sensitivity

Variables Data Charts

Are the category of control charts that display values resulting from the measurement of a continuous variable. ChartitNOW offers the following Charts:

  • X-Bar and R Chart
  • IX and MR Chart
  • CUSUM Chart
  • EWMA Chart
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Stratification Diagram
  • Gantt Chart
  • Demerit Chart
  • Histogram
  • Acceptance Sampling
  • Box and Whrisker Diagram
  • And Many Others....

Measurement Systems Analysis V4

ProMSA is a Comprehensive Software for Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) compliant with AIAG MSA Manual - 4th Edition.

Find out how ProMSA greatly simplifies the tedious MSA activities in your organization, while delivering all the power of complex statistics needed to comply with the AIAG standards.

Variable Studies
  • Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (GR&R) - Range & Average - Crossed ANOVA - Nested ANOVA for Destructive Tests
  • Bias Study
  • Linearity Study
  • Stability Study
Attribute Studies
  • Cross Tab Method
  • Signal Detection Method
  • Analytic Method with Gage Performance Curve

Failure Mode & Effects Analysis V4.0

FMEA Executive v 4.0 is a software solution that enables you perform Design and Process FMEA. FMEA Executive complies to the 3rd Edition of the AIAG FMEA manual. Explore the features of FMEA Executive that take your FMEA initiative beyond mere documentation towards one that delivers results.

Features:
  • FMEAs in an intuitive spreadsheet like format.
  • Examine the upstream linkages from PFMEA to Process Flow Charts, and downstream linkages from PFMEA to Control Plan.
  • All FMEA information is committed to a database. This accumulated knowledge base is available in form of popup libraries for subsequent FMEA creation.
  • Customizable Popup guidelines for Severity, Occurrence and Detection. Ensure uniform evaluation and assignment of Risk priority.
  • Specially designed statistical test to evaluate the coefficient of agreement on severity, occurrence and detection across all the cross-functional team members. Identify training needs for FMEA ratings understanding.
  • Attach files (document, pictures, spreadsheets...) to each row of FMEA to check in all relevant data with the FMEA row.
  • Relational Block Diagrams for relating Systems with Sub-systems and Components.
  • Soft attaching (Referencing) of rows from related FMEAs to maintain global update integrity among related component FMEAs.
  • Store Snapshots of FMEAs at important stages in their progress. Track improvements in each row across snapshots.
  • Reports on exceptions on outstanding actions and RPN priority.
  • Read in existing FMEAs from MS Excel format.
  • All reports exported to friendly MS Excel format for easy storage, printing and emailing.
  • User Management with privileges to each user. Restrict updating of FMEAs to authorized core team members only.
  • Network implementation. Common FMEA database across the organization for convenient sharing of accumulated knowledge.

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing V3.0.

GD&T Wiz is a Computer-Based learning system for Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing from Symphony Technologies. GD&T Wiz is based on ASME Y14.5M - 1994. Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing is a standard for Engineering Drawing and related Documentation Practices. GD&T ensures that the intent of the designer is communicated across the board without ambiguity.

Features:
  • This learning system provides visually powerful, interactive and animated explanations that enable you to learn complex GD&T concepts with ease. Work through GD&T Wiz at a pace you find comfortable for learning.
  • GD&T Wiz will benefit people in Manufacturing, Design, Materials and Quality to clearly understand the concepts and to have a uniform interpretation of every aspect of GD&T.
  • Trainers can use GD&T Wiz as a powerful aid to explain complex concepts.


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