17. July 2019 · Comments Off on Things to consider for quality control and inspection · Categories: General

We live in an age where quality has become the supreme thing. Everything you want to have in life must boast quality. There is no room for average or below average products. You want the best quality at nominal prices. Also, having competition in the industry and seeing them producing better products and selling those at minimum price is something that doesn’t go down too well with many, but, competition can be cruel to some. There comes a time when manufacturers realize the worth of quality control, inspection and testing. The idea is to promote awareness about the value of quality and reliability in products. QC inspectors inspect manufacturing facilities and look at the manufacturing process. They have to ensure that the products produced are of better quality. Of course, not all companies meet these criteria. Some fall slightly short, some meet the basics, while some are so behind that they are recommended to improve their manufacturing process. Keep in mind that today’s business environment has become extremely competitive. There is no other way of surviving but to meet quality standards.

What it QC about?

Well, usually QC is about inspecting every aspect of manufacturing. The inspector will inspect the materials used, machines, and even the level of training among the workforce. Overall, they’ll ensure that every step of manufacturing meets at least minimum requirements. The overall quality and reliability of the products are checked through various means. Inspectors take products of lab testing to ensure that they last as long as they are being marketed. If the product meets the requirements, the certificate is issued, else the inspector will suggest ways to improve.

Further testing

The product is not tested, it is put through stringent testing. Methods like nondestructive testing are applied to make sure that the products meet quality standards. Keep in mind such methods are designed to push products to the extreme and in doing so, sometimes products begin to malfunction, but that’s what this type of testing is all about. The primary concern here is to ensure that the reliability and safety standards are met. Nondestructive testing in UAE is becoming increasingly common and many manufacturers are required to put their products through it. The certification will come in handy especially when entrepreneurs look for business expansion as they need to meet quality standards of that country. Some markets are competitive by default, which is why only high-quality products will survive.

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