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      50% SCRAP ON A TRANSFER TOOL


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


1.IDENTIFY:
High rejection rate for poor-fill and solder.

2.EXPLOIT:

CAUSE:
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.




FOLLOW UP:
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.





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