An update on data-driven CNC machining at L&S Machine Company
Statistical process control (SPC) has been one of our most valuable advanced manufacturing tools. We apply traditional SPC techniques to every part we make for the nuclear, medical and aerospace industries. Every year, we generate roughly a million new SPC data points and thousands of control charts, which we use to meet our customers' high expectations for quality.
For all the benefits of our existing SPC program, however, we believe we have barely scratched the surface of what’s possible. In the past, our control charts played a descriptive role, helping us diagnose the root cause of a defect only after it happens. But we have not made the jump to a truly predictive SPC system that flags discrepancies before they happen—until now.
To learn more about how our traditional SPC methods are evolving, download our new white paper, Predictive Statistical Process Control.