|Quality Improvement Tools
Zenith Manufacturing inspection and process control tools are state
of the art for checking and verification and control of part features
and design compliance.
Lean manufacturing concepts promote checking parts on the shop floor
and the use of "key characteristics" and "control plans"
are encouraged to ensure that requirements are met while in the manufacturing
All work orders, regardless of size, are 100% inspected and a documented
first article report is provided and protected in an electronic data
Acceptance gauging and instruments available for use are:
Five Starrett Coordinate Measurement Machines utilizing "Measure
Manager software by Metrologic Corporation.
• Model verification
software (Apogee Level 4), is used to inspect via the model and meets
the inspection authority requirements of Boeing D6-51991 "Control
and Use of Digital Media for Catia and IGES."
layout and measurement using acceptance gauging calibrated to ANSI-Z-540
and ISO 10012.
• Transfer and impression scaling for areas
or features that do not allow direct contact measurement.
Optical measurement with digital data display for close tolerances.
• Statistical Process Control characteristics with Advanced
Technology Assembly interface requirements.
• Testing: helium
leak, conductivity, hardness with hard copy reports.
Calibration of CNC vertical milling centers including Boeing "ATA"
calibration performed with laser technology.
Quality Systems are monitored by a certified ISO lead auditor with
scheduled audits documented by cross functional certified Team auditors.
All audit records are maintained for review by customers, including
third party records archived by our registrar