Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/157484
Authors: 
Sharma, G. V. S. S.
Rao, P. Srinivasa
Babu, B. Surendra
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Journal:] Journal of Industrial Engineering International [ISSN:] 2251-712X [Volume:] 12 [Year:] 2016 [Pages:] 211-220
Abstract: 
Process tolerancing based on the process capability studies is the optimistic and pragmatic approach of determining the manufacturing process tolerances. On adopting the define-measure-analyze-improve-control approach, the process potential capability index (Cp) and the process performance capability index (Cpk) values of identified process characteristics of connecting rod machining process are achieved to be greater than the industry benchmark of 1.33, i.e., four sigma level. The tolerance chain diagram methodology is applied to the connecting rod in order to verify the manufacturing process tolerances at various operations of the connecting rod manufacturing process. This paper bridges the gap between the existing dimensional tolerances obtained via tolerance charting and process capability studies of the connecting rod component. Finally, the process tolerancing comparison has been done by adopting a tolerance capability expert software.
Subjects: 
Process tolerancing
Tolerance chart
DMAIC
Process capability
Dimensioning and tolerancing
Dimensional mapping
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article

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