Supplier Control Plans and Design Specs [transcript]

We’re setting up requirements with vendors or suppliers. We need to communicate. What’s important about the component that we’re purchasing. We also need to have an agreement between us and our supplier about expectations. We can use a simple control plan to help us facilitate those conversations. And to also keep a record of who…

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Use FMEA to Design for In-Process Testing [transcript]

Our manufacturing friends are approaching us with a problem. They want to test the product during manufacturing so that they can ensure that it still functions after a certain process step, or that it’s still meeting minimum requirements. After they’ve done some processing and assembled components, the way the product is currently designed, doesn’t let…

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