SPC: What are Control Charts?

SPC: What are Control Charts?

The final tool in our SPC blog series, Control Charts are helpful tools for identifying and eliminating unwanted variation in production. This blog is the third in our series on statistical process control (SPC). In the previous blogs, we discussed the basics of...
SPC: What is Process Control?

SPC: What is Process Control?

An important Statistical Process Control (SPC) tool, Process Capability Index (Cpk) can help optimize production. This blog is the second in our series on statistical process control (SPC). In the previous blog (read here), we learned about the fundamentals of...
Statistical Process Control (SPC) for Injection Molding

Statistical Process Control (SPC) for Injection Molding

Boyd uses several different Statistical Process Control (SPC) tools to refine manufacturing processes. As customer needs become more nuanced, it is incumbent on injection molders like Boyd to continually innovate and improve our processes to meet their evolving...
Classification of Plastic Injection Molds

Classification of Plastic Injection Molds

There are many types of tooling and molds used for plastic injection molding, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Several factors dictate the type of mold or tool that is best suited for producing complex injection molded plastic parts. Understanding the...