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33. 3 Types of Quality Defects in Different Products

Download this episode (right click and save) Why is it so important to define and classify quality defects in a product? Defining the different types of quality defects for your product is an important step in determining if the goods should pass or fail inspection. It’s a combination of both the quantity AND severity of different types of defects that determines whether your order will ship or that the factory might need to do some rework or repairs. InTouch Client Manager John Niggl is joined by Head Client Manager Oliver Knack to discuss the importance of defining and classifying product defects. In this manufacturing podcast episode, you'll learn about:
  • 3 types of quality defects,
  • Examples of those defects, and
  • What that means for the buyer at the end of the day.
A professional inspection company often has established standards for classifying various defects for a particular product type. But the responsibility ultimately falls on you, the buyer, to determine which quality defects are more severe than others. And if you’d prefer to read the article that covers this topic instead, check out 3 Types of Quality Defects in Different Products.
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