Measurement System Analysis

This training program provides students with the necessary skills to be able to define and understand Measurement System Analysis (MSA) methodologies and apply the learned skills to determine the acceptability of gauges used in production or laboratory environments.

At the conclusion of this training session, the attendees will be able to:
  • Explain the various types of measuring equipment.
  • Define the requirements for conducting MSA.
  • Determine the degree of conformance of measuring equipment.
  • Plan for preparing to conduct studies.
  • Determine what to do when the MSA is finished.
Topics covered during the training program include:
  • Introduction to MSA and Repeatability & Reproducibility (R&R) studies.
  • Benefits of MSA.
  • Processes and Sources of Process Variation as it relates to Measuring.
  • Calibration, Stability, Repeatability and Linearity.
  • Variable gauge Studies.
  • Attribute gauge Studies.
  • Basic Steps of performing R&R studies.
  • The Long Form.
  • Planning a R&R Study.
  • Effect of R&R on Process Capability.
  • What to do if the Results are unacceptable.