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Quality Management: A Team Effort

Posted by Carolyn Flynn

February 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM EST



Quality assurance plus quality control for total quality management is a team effort.

Understanding the differences between quality assurance and quality control is essential for learning how to achieve total quality management. In the Electronics Production Department at Silversphere, our work is never-ending in continuing to master this concept. At Silversphere, we tailor our current methods towards the work of an electronic production team. These processes can be modified for any company or department to help fit the needs of their quality standards and goals.

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Topics: Employees, Senior Care Technology, Manufacturing

SIlversphere's Philosophy on Acceptable Failure Rates

Posted by Mike Boone

June 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

This blog was originally published in March 2017 and has been since updated to reflect any changes deemed necessary.

 In the world of manufacturing, there exists what is known as the "acceptable failure rate." It is something all engineers and manufacturers have to take into consideration when developing and producing a product. It is defined as the frequency with which an engineered system or component fails, expressed in failures per unit of time. Acceptable failure rates depend solely on the industry and product. Depending what sector, you are manufacturing for, it could be as high as 3 out of every 100 or as low as 1 out of every 1,000,000.

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Topics: Technology, Manufacturing