“Almost immediately after adopting WATS we were exposed to the most present weaknesses in our manufacturing test systems. Within the first month of usage we were able to reduce the failures in our first test run by 50%, significantly reducing the need to retest our products”
This calculator will give you an indication of how much resources your company spend on retesting good products, products that are not faulty. Additional cost not considered here, include scrap, warranty costs, brand value etc.
What is your approximate True First Pass Yield, including any kind of failure in your manufacturing tests.
Based on your suggested First Pass Yield, we think these are reasonable second, third and last pass yield metrics. You can modify them if needed.
For the product, or group of products, you have in mind, what is the approximate annual quantity manufactured?
How many test processes is the specified yield metrics applicable to? Default is 1.
What is the approximate Connection and Execution time, in minutes, for these tests?
What is the approximate hourly cost of operating a test, including overhead costs?
And finally, what is the approximate Unit Cost the selected product(s)?
Let’s see how much savings you can have by improving the test results.
To what percentage would you like to improve your first pass yield? Our suggestion is a 50% reduction in failures, as in the quote above.
Based on your First Pass Yield Target, we suggest these second, third and last pass metrics
To see what how this relates to your overall company profitability, enter what the normal selling price your product is
And finally, what is the approximate profit margin of your company?
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