Under ISO 9001:2008, Gage calibration is a mandatory and familiar activity which is there to ensure that gage returns the dimensions of standards used to calibrate it on an average. Measurement System Analysis (MSA) is a complementary activity assessing the ability of the gage and inspector in getting consistent measurements.
ISO 9001:2008 doesn’t explicitly require this, however, this webinar by expert speaker William A. Levinson will explain why it is very important, nonetheless.
Though gage is calibrated, the variation in measurement system can affect the outgoing quality, power of statistical process control (SPC) charts in detecting process changes, or the estimate of process capability. However, MSA is quite a straightforward procedure and the generally accepted practices for this are widely available. A highly authoritative manual is offered by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), and StatGraphics, Minitab and similar other software packages also perform the calculations.
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William A. Levinson P.E.
William A. Levinson, P.E., is the principal of Levinson Productivity Systems, P.C. He is an ASQ Fellow, Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Quality Manager, Reliability Engineer, and Six Sigma Black Belt. He is also the author of several books on quality, productivity, and management, of which the most recent ... More info