First-Pass Yield – Six Sigma Glossary of Terms

Yield is the ratio of the number of units that meet certain criteria to the number of units that enter into the process. The criteria determines if a yield is Traditional Yield or another kind of yield such as Final Yield or Rolled Throughput Yield (RTY).  Another common yield expressed in Lean manufacturing is the […]

Statistical Process Control for Dummies

If learning complex math, arithmetic, or statistics isn’t needed then why introduce Statistical Process Control or SPC for short? SPC simply put is a quality control method employing statistical methods. Statistical Process Control is applied in order to monitor and control a process. Monitoring and controlling the process ensures that it operates at its full potential and […]