Measurement Systems Analysis

This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the principles of MSA and the methodologies for performing measurement systems studies.  At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to perform an R&R study and be able to interpret the results in the context of the process variation and product acceptance criteria.

MSA is one of the core tools of IATF 16949, where it is required to be used by IATF 16949 (clause and is also a key element of measure step six sigma to establish the reliability of the process measurement system.

Clause Measurement systems analysis requirement

Statistical studies shall be conducted to analyse the variation present in the results of each type of inspection, measurement, and test equipment system identified in the control plan. The analytical methods and acceptance criteria used shall conform to those in reference manuals on measurement systems analysis. Other analytical methods and acceptance criteria may be used if approved by the customer.

Course content

  • Sources of Error in measurement systems
  • Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility
  • Attribute Measurement System Analysis
  • Variable Measurement System Analysis
  • Measurement System Improvements

Duration 1 day

In company classroom course

Whilst this is an automotive core tool this analysis can be applied to any sector where measurement of products is a key process.

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