The first run on parts XXX1 and XXX2 was a disaster. Scrap was in the 50% range. The die for these parts was transferred to TDC from another Die Caster.
MEETING NOTES FOR PARTS XXX1 AND XXX2
Date: April 10, 2003
Attending: Scott, Jerry, Bill, John
High rejection rate for poor-fill and solder.
Super high gave velocity
POSSIBLE CURES (ACTION ITEMS):
*Get approval from Customer for a permanent gate pad
*Remove runner system in cover half.
*Weld and re-cut runner in slides.
Date: May 21, 2003
These parts now run great with virtually no scrap. There is virtually no porosity (as compared with full of porosity before). We feel like this was a major success.