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Inspection

Inspection

A means of ensuring that an operation is producing at the quality level expected.

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Source inspection

Source inspection

Controlling or monitoring at the point of production or purchase—at the source.

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Poka-yoke

Poka-yoke

Literally translated, “mistake proofing”; it has come to mean a device or technique that ensures the production of a good unit every time.

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Checklist

Checklist

A type of poka-yoke that lists the steps needed to ensure consistency and completeness in a task.

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Attribute inspection

Attribute inspection

An inspection that classifies items as being either good or defective.

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Variable inspection

Variable inspection

Classifications of inspected items as falling on a continuum scale, such as dimension or strength.