ASTM International - ASTM E2910-12(2018)

Standard Guide for Preferred Methods for Acceptance of Product

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 11
ICS Code (Quality in general): 03.120.01
significance And Use:

5.1 Procurement practices encourage industry innovation and provide flexibility to achieve the benefits of continuous improvement.

5.2 There is an evolving industrial product quality... View More

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1.1 This guide establishes lot or batch and continuous sampling plans using MIL-STD-1916 as a basis. It represents an alternative sampling approach to attributes sampling (MIL-STD-105E, same as Practice E2234), variables sampling (MIL-STD-414, Practice E2762), and continuous sampling (MIL-STD-1235B, Practice E2819).

1.2 This guide provides the sampling plans of MIL-STD-1916 in ASTM format for use by ASTM committees and others. It recognizes the continuing usage of MIL-STD-1916 in industries supported by ASTM. Most of the original text in MIL-STD-1916 is preserved in Sections 4 - 6 of this guide. The original wording of "Government" in MIL-STD-1916 has been changed to "consumer", and "contractor" has been changed to "producer" to make this standard more generic.

1.3 Purpose-To encourage producers supplying goods and services to its consumers to submit efficient and effective process control (prevention) procedures in place of prescribed sampling requirements. The goal is to support the movement away from an AQL-based inspection (detection) strategy to implementation of an effective prevention-based strategy including a comprehensive quality system, continuous improvement and a partnership with the consumer. The underlying theme is a partnership between consumer and the producer, with the requisite competence of both parties, and a clear mutual benefit from processes capable of consistently high quality products and services. The objective is to create an atmosphere where every noncompliance is an opportunity for corrective action and improvement rather than one where acceptable quality levels are the contractually sufficient goals.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

abstract:

This guide establishes lot or batch and continuous sampling plans using MIL-STD-1916 as a basis. It represents an alternative sampling approach to attributes sampling (MILSTD-105E, same as... View More

Document History

ASTM E2910-12(2018)
April 1, 2018
Standard Guide for Preferred Methods for Acceptance of Product
5.1 Procurement practices encourage industry innovation and provide flexibility to achieve the benefits of continuous improvement. 5.2 There is an evolving industrial product quality philosophy that...
December 1, 2012
Standard Guide for Preferred Methods for Acceptance of Product
5.1 Procurement practices encourage industry innovation and provide flexibility to achieve the benefits of continuous improvement. 5.2 There is an evolving industrial product quality philosophy that...
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