MBD FAI Reports: Automating First Article Inspection Reports

Posted on 28 Sep 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is First Article Inspection (FAI)?

FAI is a design inspection that verifies a manufacturing process that can reliably and repeatedly produce a part or set of parts for mass production.

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5 Core Quality Tools | Manufacturing

Posted on 12 Aug 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen
KEY POINTS
  • 5 Core Quality Tools are the essentials of a quality management system in manufacturing.
  • 5 Core Quality Tools consist of APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, and SPC.
  • Goal of 5 Core Quality Tools is to prevent errors rather than detect,...

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SPC Explained: 2021 Guide

Posted on 08 Jul 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is SPC?

SPC stands for Statistical Process Control.

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MSA Explained: 2021 Guide

Posted on 17 Jun 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)?

MSA stands for Measurement Systems Analysis.

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PPAP Explained: 2021 Guide

Posted on 01 Jun 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)?

PPAP (pronounced P-PAP) is a design & manufacturing inspection process used to verify a supplier's ability to reliably and repeatedly produce a part or set of parts for mass production.

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FMEA Explained: 2021 Guide

Posted on 20 May 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen
KEY POINTS
  • FMEA is a failure analysis that identifies and ranks potential problems and their effects.
  • FMEA proactively looks for errors earlier in the product lifecycle process to improve process and product.
  • Goal of FMEA is to reduce...

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APQP Explained: 2021 Guide

Posted on 27 Apr 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

Table of Contents:

  1. What is APQP?
  2. Why is APQP important?
  3. When is APQP necessary?
  4. How the APQP process works.
  5. Who maintains the APQP standard?
  6. Digitizing the APQP process.

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CAD Validation: Comparing 3D CAD Models

Posted on 13 Apr 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

Comparing any two CAD models can be a difficult task, especially when making sure a translated or revised 3D CAD model maintains integrity for geometry, dimensions, and other data.

With nearly 30 years in field of CAD data translation &...

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2021 Product Releases from Capvidia MBD Software

Posted on 06 Apr 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

Updates to Best-in-class MBD Software

Houston, April 6th, 2021 – Capvidia, the leading CAD software provider in MBD workflows, CAD translation, and validation, recently released 2021 versions of their entire software line.

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Boeing DPD: D6-51991 Supplier Quality Approval for Model-Based Definition

Posted on 02 Apr 2021 by Jimmy Nguyen

For Boeing suppliers and sub-tier suppliers addressing Boeing Digital Product Definition (DPD) standards can be overwhelming.

Fortunately, Capvidia is a leader in Boeing DPD and is here to answer some of your important questions. Let's begin.

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