What are the 5 core tools of IATF 16949?

5 Core Tools IATF 16949

The 5 Core Tools are the 5 supplemental tools that support the requirements of IATF 16949. These 5 core tools are published separately in five manuals available by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). These are also called 5 quality core tools. Below the five core tools are listed when designing products or processes during … Read more

Steps of PPAP during new development | Production part approval process

Purpose of PPAP: The purpose of PPAP is to provide evidence that all customer engineering design records & specifications requirements are properly understood by the organization. The manufacturing process has the potential to produce the product consistently meeting these requirements during an actual production run at the quoted production rate. What is a Significant Production Run? … Read more

Measurement System Analysis | MSA


Measurement System Measurement System is the collection of instruments, standards, operations, methods, fixtures, software, inspectors, environment & assumptions used to quantify a unit of measure or fix assessment to the feature characteristics being measured. It is the complete process used to obtain a measurement during measurement system analysis. It is one of the 5 core … Read more

Simple concepts about SPC,Control Chart and Histogram


Statistical Process Control (SPC)? SPC is controlling the process variation by using statistical techniques. Statistical techniques such as Control charts and histograms are used so as to analyze the process & achieve & maintain a state of statistical control to get a product having no defect. What is Statistics? It is information derived from the sample data … Read more

A simple method to learn about APQP | Procedure of APQP


Purpose of APQP : To define the procedure for APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) activities including various stages of development of Prototype/Product sample, Pre-launch, Production & Mass production. To facilitate communication with all concerned within the organization and also with Suppliers & Customers for ensuring that all required steps are completed on time.     Scope … Read more