Series of articles: Product lifecycle management – but how!? (5)

Wednesday, 8. May 2019

With our product life cycle management publications, we would like to inform you about standards and regulations. Especially, we focus on SMEs to help them with functional safety issues.

Part 5 takes a closer look at an important part of advance quality planning – the FMEA.


 

FMEA – Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

“Use of preventive quality instruments improves the product / process quality and reliability sustainably and counteracts potential problems early.“ This sentence can be found in most quality manuals. However, its introduction and implementation in practice is usually a lengthy process with some stumbling blocks.

In this part of the series of professional articles, we would like to take a closer look at an important part of advance quality planning – the FMEA. It will provide the readers with an understanding of the goals and benefits of preventive quality planning, discuss the fundamentals and the principle of FMEA, present the tools for FMEA and give tips and tricks for the implementation of an FMEA.

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Article issued in SPS Magazine

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10/30/2019

BiSS Association e.V. grants 500th license to MESCO

The open source interface BiSS continues to gain increasing popularity and correspondingly increasing demand. The bidirectional sensor interface introduced by iC-Haus in 2002 has established itself as a worldwide standard in encoder and drive technology. BiSS Association e.V. particularly welcomes its 500th licensee MESCO!

08/26/2019

Series of articles: Product lifecycle management – but how!? (8)

Part 8: Functional Safety Management according to IEC 61508-1 – Summary
With our product life cycle management publications, we would like to inform you about standards and regulations. Especially, we focus on SMEs to help them with functional safety issues.
Part 8 completes the series of articles on Functional Safety for SMEs. It makes a link between al parts and ends with a résumé.

07/25/2019

Series of articles: Product lifecycle management – but how!? (7)

Part 7: Functional Safety Management according to IEC 61508-1
With our product life cycle management publications, we would like to inform you about standards and regulations. Especially, we focus on SMEs to help them with functional safety issues.
Part 7 asks what the topics are that IEC 61508-1 defines for the component manufacturer in the first place.