Process Capability Analysis of Surface Mounted Components Requiring 100% X-Ray Inspection in Accordance with IPC-J-STD-001 GS Space Addendum



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50th International Conference on Environmental Systems


A case study for product reliability, process improvement and cycle-time reduction. The objective of this paper is to use a data driven process capability approach to determine the probability of the process producing space grade electronics within the specification limits and make a case for cost and cycle time reduction by not performing 100% inspection. This paper will use process capability techniques to compare the output of recent repeatable processes to the specification limits by using statistical analysis and capability.


Todd Treichel, Sierra Nevada Corporation
ICES511: Reliability for Space Based Systems
The 50th International Conference on Environmental Systems was held virtually on 12 July 2021 through 14 July 2021.


Quality, Reliability, Process Capability, Surface Mount Technology