Monitoring infrequent failures of high-volume production processes

A. Di Bucchianico, G.D. Mooiweer, E.J.G. Moonen

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    We present a case study in monitoring a high-volume production process with a high yield. Testing the products is difficult and is only possible in a destructive way with a defect/no-defect result. We review several attribute charting procedures for high-yield processes. It turns out that monitoring the number of conforming items between the occurrence of non-conforming items is appropriate. We discuss several implementation aspects of CCCr charts in our case study. The implementation is based on a new formula for the standard deviation of the number of inspected items before a signal.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)521-528
    JournalQuality and Reliability Engineering International
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


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