Chapter 26. Process and Quality Control in Structural Glazed Facing Tile Industry

  1. William Smothers
  1. Surinder K. Maheshwary

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch26

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Maheshwary, S. K. (1985) Process and Quality Control in Structural Glazed Facing Tile Industry, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch26

Author Information

  1. Stark Ceramics, Inc. P.O. Box 8880, Canton, OH 44711

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • interstate brick;
  • brick plant;
  • methods of training;
  • quality control system;
  • billing errors

Summary

Through process control and quality control systems, productivity was improved in this structural glazed facing tile plant to restore the company to profitability after three yr of loss. Product recovery increased by 40% and the number of remarks was cut in half, thereby expediting shipments.