THE APPLICATION OF THE FMEA METHOD TO FAILURE ANALYSIS IN THE PRODUCTION PROCESS IN A SELECTED COMPANY OF THE METALLURGICAL SECONDARY MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

1 ODLANICKA-POCZOBUTT Monika
Co-authors:
2 KULIŃSKA Ewa
Institutions:
1 Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, EU, modlanicka@polsl.pl
2 Opole University of Technology, Opole, Poland, EU
Conference:
25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, May 25th - 27th 2016
Proceedings:
Proceedings 25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
1725-1731
ISBN:
978-80-87294-67-3
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
14th December 2016
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) is used by organizations to prevent and overcome the effects of defects that occur in the construction and manufacturing processes. Applying this method consists in studying all possible faults before approving of the construction solution. The final aim is the assessment of the risks associated with the planned production, construction and manufacturing. The aim of the article was the analysis of the failures, their causes and effects in the production process, in a selected company of the metallurgical secondary manufacturing industry, which deals with the production of metal architectural elements. The application of FMEA allowed to determine the importance of the faults and errors by point estimating, taking into consideration such criteria as: R - risk, I - importance of defects and D - detectability. The recommended corrective actions were indicated as a result of the conducted analysis.

Keywords: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis - FMEA, risk, detectability, metallurgical secondary manufacturing industry, aluminum architectural elements

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