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Maths in Work: Formula for Good Quality Control


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Created on 19 May 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 01 February 2011 by ncetm_administrator

 
Title Formula for Good Quality Control
Organisation SSL International
 
Overview
SSL International manufactures and distributes health care products to over 130 countries. Ruth is a team leader on a line packaging a powder for foot care. The process has a number of stages all of which have to be checked for quality. She samples a finished product every half-hour for defects. If any are found they will only have to check the items produced since the previous half-hourly check.  This helps to ensure good quality control. The process involves sampling, and scaling (if one sample is satisfactory, then the previous half-hourly batch is assumed to be).
 
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Keywords
Sampling, Scaling
 
Curriculum Category
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