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DPPM Calculation

Question Recently, there is a debate in my organization about Defective Parts Per Million (DPPM) computation. Camp 1 – DPPM = (No of parts rejected / No of parts inspected) * 1,000,000 Camp 2 – DPPM = (No of parts … Continue reading

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Combating contamination

Q: We want to ensure that we are receiving clean containers to package our products. How can we improve our incoming inspection process? A: You should encourage your vendor to ship only clean containers. Then, be sure that the shipping … Continue reading

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Dock to Stock

Q: I have been tasked with implementing a dock to stock policy. Does an expert have any advice or information to share towards forming a dock to stock policy? A: To begin, here is a brief definition of dock to … Continue reading

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ISO 2859-3 Skip-lot Sampling 5.1.1 & 5.2.1

Q: Our quality team is trying to improve inspection efficiency and enhance supplier management by employing ISO 2859-3:2005 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes — Part 3: Skip-lot sampling procedures. Here are two questions on product qualification related to clause 5.2.1 Generic … Continue reading

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