Jidoka in lean manufacturing


Jidoka Jidoka is to build devices in the machines that detect defects and automatically stop the machine upon such an occurrence. When we give the power “to push buttons or pull cords” to operators is called Andon, which can bring the entire assembly line to stop.  What is the difference between Andon and Jidoka? Jidoka … Read more

The simple way to learn about quality control

Quality control

Quality Control Quality control is a process employed to ensure a certain level of quality in a product or service. It includes which actions an organization takes to control and verify certain characteristics of a product or service. The basic goal of quality control is to ensure that the product is as per customer drawing … Read more

Stratification in quality control in a simple way


Stratification Stratification is the separation of data into categories. This tool is usually used to identify which categories contribute to the problem during the diagnostic process. We can separate data into different categories so that the data of that category can be observed to solve the problem. Stratification is a system of formation of categories, … Read more

What is a Process flow diagram in quality control?

Flow Diagram

Process Flow diagram : It is the graphic representation of the sequence of the steps taken to produce an output. The output can be a product, service or combination of both. It is also called a flow diagram or process flow chart. Flow diagram helps us to understand the process easily of how a product … Read more