Monthly Archives: April 2012

ISO 17025 certified facility

Q: We have a specification that states test reports shall be from an facility certified to ISO 9001:2008 Quality management systems–Requirements. Our test reports are from a facility certified to ISO/IEC 17025-2005: General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration … Continue reading

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Z1.9 Sigma for varability known method

Q: I have a question about  Z1.9-2008: Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Variables for Percent Nonconforming. I have seen there is a “Variability Known” method. However I don’t know how to get a Sigma, so I don’t know how … Continue reading

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AS9100 production rough card

Q: According to our customer requirement, our quality inspectors are signing each step in production rough card in the following way: they apply their personal stamp (which includes their first and last name and personal number), add add a manual … Continue reading

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Z1.4 or Z1.9 Sampling Plan for IT tickets

Q: I need to purchase a sampling standard. However I notice there are a few options for sampling plans, such as attributes vs. variables.  I am not sure which one will best fit my needs.  I need help in determining … Continue reading

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Framework to integrate ISO standards and non-ISO standards

Q: I have a few questions about integrating standards for one of the experts: 1) Will registrars (in addition to BSI, who wrote it) accept a documented quality management system organized around the framework suggested in PAS 99:2006 – Specification … Continue reading

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ISO 9001 7.1 product realization

Q: Our company, certified to ISO 9001:2008 Quality management systems–Requirements, is experiencing quite a bit of supplier non-conformance. An option we are interested in is to have a set of manufacturing drawings for our suppliers and a set of inspection … Continue reading

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Qualifications for QMS staff training position

Q: I work at an environmental testing laboratory company with facilities in California.  We are certified to ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001-2008: Quality management systems – Requirements & ISO/IEC 17025-2005: General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories and are pursuing certification … Continue reading

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