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- Remember, only squeaky wheels get oiled. // PHC Profit Report;10/15/96, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p6
Provides information on how to file claims for defective products. Positive effect of filing a claim for every product defect.
- Eliminating product defects in the design phase. Mascitelli, Ronald // Industrial Management;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p1
Looks at efforts by manufacturers of complex technology to identify and eliminate product defects. Utilization of the traditional systems of total quality management (TQM) and statistical control (SPC); Definition of a product defect; Processes involved in the elimination of defects.
- Mistake Proofing and Redundancy in Machine Validation. Blake, Noel // Medical Device Technology;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p42
Describes an approach to mistake proofing and redundancy in machine validation. Likelihood of processes operating with undetected faults that occur at a frequency so potentially low they remain undetected; Factors affecting mistake proofing; Applications of mistake proofing; Ways to design-out...
- How to tell the fake from the real thing. Gillam, Barbara // Glamour;Jul98, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p200
Offers advice on how to distinguish fake from the original. Things to look for in products to see evidences of ingenuity; Significance of the differences of materials used in products.
- Repair or Replace? // Consumer Reports Buying Guide;2000, p19
Offers advice for consumers in the United States regarding the repair or replacement of defective products.
- When is a product defective? Davis, Phillip M. // Design News;3/23/98, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p194
Reports that sound general design concepts are of more value to the designer, when seeking to find a uniform legal definition of a defective product. What does the `restatement of torts' states about a defective product; Attributes of a successful designer; Definition of what is safe; Contact...
- Don't Assume You're Unique. Michal, Gred // Sea Magazine;May2011, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p28
The article provides an answer to the question of whether manufacturers perceive defects and problems that are unique to individual boats which are not covered under warranty.
- 'Sort It Out' Culls Packaging Defects and Rejects. // Beauty Packaging;Jun2013, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p12
The article reports that Screen Tech/Spraye Tech owners have branched out to launch Sort It Out, a separate operation at its Fairfield, New Jersey facility, that specializes in sorting, culling and refurbishing defective or rejected packaging components.
- Shame poor design on Made by Monkeys. // Electronics Weekly;7/8/2009, Issue 2391, p21
The article encourages readers to send photo or video of the defective product purchased by them to "firstname.lastname@example.org."