Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

Process variation should be minimised to ensure that customers receive a more consistent product but it’s important to ensure that measurement error does not overly contribute to the process variation. MSA is often carried out prior to further statistical investigation to assess a measurement system’s consistency, stability, precision and accuracy.

MSA can be used to:

  • evaluate a current measurement system
  • determine whether or not to accept new measurement equipment
  • compare measuring devices against each other
  • compare measuring equipment before and after repair

MSA can be used to answer questions such as:

  • When an operator measures the same part several times with the same gauge, are the results the same?
  • When different operators measure the same part with the same gauge, are the results the same?
  • When an operator measures a part, how close is this value to the true value?

The course content includes Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility (Gauge R&R) studies, Gauge Linearity and Bias studies and Attribute Agreement Analysis.

Both our standard and bespoke courses are suitable for those with no prior knowledge of MSA or for those who require a refresher programme.

For further details contact ISRU.


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