Implementing SPC into the Manufacturing Process 870799

Textbooks on Statistical Process Control concepts have been available for over thirty years. However, the actual process of implementing SPC into American industry is just beginning. This paper describes a method of SPC implementation as developed and instituted by a heavy-duty transmission manufacturing plant. The process described goes far beyond applying a few control charts at troublesome machine operations. Statistical Process Control is structured into a “system” where inspection stations are no longer required at the end of production lines. Total responsibility of quality management now belongs to the Production organization.


Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »


Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.