ENG  Vol.3 No.3 , March 2011
Statistical Control and Investigation of Capability of Process and Machine in Wire Cut Edm Process of Gas Turbine Blade Airfoil Tip
Abstract
Statistical process control (spc), as one of the quality devices, can be help manufacturers improve the quality of their products in today’s competitive world. This research examines the statistical method of wire-cut electric discharge machining (WEDM) process of the turbine blade airfoil tip for control and consistency of the process. For this purpose, the standard deviation control chart, S, and the average data, , which are applied for identifying the acquired factors, have been used. Next, regarding the plan features, the manufacturing process is assessed to determine whether the products meet quality and the customer requirements or not. Therefore, the coefficients Cpk is applied which indicate the capability of the manufacturing process. Then, in order to produce high quality blades within the tolerance range, the capability of WEDM machine is examined, using coefficients CM. Finally, it is shown that in order to produce the desired product, the process can be controlled and fixed by using the statistical process control devices and inspecting the standard deviation of data and investigation of capability of process and machine.

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nullA. Fazeli and E. Sharifi, "Statistical Control and Investigation of Capability of Process and Machine in Wire Cut Edm Process of Gas Turbine Blade Airfoil Tip," Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2011, pp. 260-265. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.33030.
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