Chapter 1. Statistical Process Control—An Eye-Opener

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Wayne P. McClish

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320334.ch1

Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

McClish, W. P. (1986) Statistical Process Control—An Eye-Opener, in Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320334.ch1

Author Information

  1. Armco Inc., Middletown Works Middletown, OH 45043

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374665

Online ISBN: 9780470320334

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Keywords:

  • statistical process control;
  • molten aluminum;
  • temperature control;
  • steel strip;
  • slab mill

Summary

The benefits of examining data in a statistical manner are noted. Two production-related case histories are discussed. Resulting improvements in productivity are reported.