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Calculating rework and scrap cost is relatively straightforward, provided the production line's first pass yield (FPY) is known.
The totally gel-free cable design also helps save on labor costs by offering faster splicing with higher first pass yields due to a cleaner work environment.
The participants used several different metrics to judge quality, such as DPMO (defects per million opportunities), PPM (parts per million defective), rolled throughput yield, and first pass yield.
They have met the goal and are setting a new goal to increase first pass yield by an additional 40% Riggs said.
Aberdeen surveyed more than 650 manufacturing executives to categorize manufacturers based on four key performance indicators (KPIs): On time delivery, response time to non-conforming shipments, first pass yield (FPY) and products manufactured in compliance.
Of the 2,404 circuit boards, 167 contained faults--the first pass yield (FPY) was 93.
The new system enabled the company to significantly improve throughput and first pass yield.
The biggest advantage selective soldering offers is the ability to reduce solder defects, thus improving first pass yields.