The appearance of rust in a parts manufacturing environment can cost a company thousands of dollars, hundreds of man-hours and severely hurt their relationship with their customer. Between containment events disguised as short term corrective actions (that in most cases become permanent adding cost to your product), identifying and addressing the real root cause to a rust event is essential in today’s highly competitive just in time market.
To identify the true root cause, its important to ask the right questions, follow a specific problem solving process, and have the expertise to be able to collect and compile the right data.
Our Guide to Rust Problem Solving for Parts Manufacturers is about following a disciplined approach to root cause determination. Filled with access to many specialized tools designed to assist in the investigation this guide can be used as an excellent resource to determine root cause and then implement sustainable long term preventative measures.
Ask the right questions, follow a proven process, eliminate rust from your manufacturing process.