Best of March’s Asia Quality Focus Blog

AQF kickstarted March stressing the importance of the ‘three I’s.’ Later AQF added to that idea the importance of monitoring quality control inspectors. AQF also discussed acceptable quality limit (AQL) inspections and how to find relevant information. Lastly, AQF provided a list describing what should be under signature in a purchase order (PO). Quality Control’s…

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Determining the AQL inspection amount for a shipment of 20,000 units

We have a shipment of 20,000 units, what should be the AQL inspection amount to be checked? ANSWER: Short Answer My QC guru (Renaud Anjoran renaud@asiaqualityfocus.com ) explains 315 units is the short answer. . He confirms that my short answer of 315 was accurate.  Keep in mind the 315 units need to be taken…

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Setting a standard rate/percentage for inspection

At our warehouse, we check for dimensions and function when we conduct our quality check on incoming product. I would like to get your thoughts on how can we set a standard rate/percentage of how many pieces we need to inspect, for example let’s say AQL 10% for dimensions and function test? Manufacturing Guru Whit…

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