Pan Pacific Symposium Conference Proceedings


DPBO – A NEW CONTROL CHART FOR ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLY

Authors: Daryl L. Santos, Ph.D.
Company: SSIE Department, Binghamton University
Date Published: 1/26/2010   Conference: Pan Pacific Symposium


Abstract: As six sigma and better processes are demanded for higher yields and as organizations move from measuring defects in terms of parts-per-million (ppm) towards parts-per-billion (ppb), the resolution of extant control charts is becoming insufficient to monitor process quality. This work describes the development of a new statistical process control (SPC) chart that is used to monitor processes in terms of defects-per-billion-opportunities (dpbo). A logical extension of the defects-per-million-opportunities (dpmo) control chart, calculations used to derive the dpbo control limits will be presented and examples of in-control and out-of-control processes will be offered.

Key words: statistical process control, SPC, dpmo, dpbo, attributes data, ppm, ppb



Members download articles for free:

Not a member yet?

What else do you get when you join SMTA? Read about all of the benefits that go along with membership.

Notice: Sharing of articles is restricted to just your immediate work group. Downloaded papers should not be stored on an external network or shared on the internet.


Back


SMTA Headquarters
6600 City West Parkway, Suite 300
Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA

Phone +1 952.920.7682
Fax +1 952.926.1819