Sheet metal surface variation measurement info requested
I am trying to measure sheet metal surface defects. Traditionally we use visual inspection to do this. However, visual inspection does not pass a gage R&R (repeatability & reproducibility) test. It is the industry standard for automakers.
However, I need to find a better way to quantify (preferably with variable not attribute data) defects in body panels. I would welcome any thoughts that anyone would have at this point. THERE ARE NO BAD SUGGESTIONS. Please share your expertise. Thank you, Greg
Gregory L. Sabin Ford Motor Company - Dearborn, Michigan, USA 2000
What does Ford do with products that do not pass inspection, for production cars/trucks?
Chris Vesely - Lincoln, Nebraska 2001
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