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Design and Manufacturing of Polymer Composite Materials Using Quality Management Methods

Author(s): Berladir K.1,2, Mitalova Z.2*, Pavlenko I.1,2, Trojanowska J.3, Ivanov V.1,2, Rudenko P.1

1 Sumy State University, 2, Rymskogo-Korsakova St., Sumy 40007, Ukraine;
2 Technical University of Kosice, 1, Bayerova St., 08001 Presov, Slovak Republic;
3 Poznan University of Technology, 3, Piotrowo St., 61-138 Poznan, Poland

*Corresponding Author’s Address: [email protected]

Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2 (2023)

Submitted: May 30, 2023
Received in revised form: September 4, 2023
Accepted for publication: September 26, 2023
Available online: September 29, 2023

Berladir K., Mitalova Z., Pavlenko I., Trojanowska J., Ivanov V., Rudenko P. (2023). Design and manufacturing of polymer composite materials using quality management methods. Journal of Engineering Sciences (Ukraine), Vol. 10(2), pp. B16–B29. DOI: 10.21272/jes.2023.10(2).b3

DOI: 10.21272/jes.2023.10(2).b3

Research Area:  MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING: Technical Regulations and Metrological Support

Abstract. Many factors influence the design and manufacturing of products from polymer composite materials. The expert assessment method was applied in the article for the corresponding analysis. A cause-and-effect diagram was built as a result of a preliminary analysis of the influence of factors on the primary indicator of product quality indicators (e.g., wear resistance). Based on the expert assessment results and quality function deployment analysis, the most critical factors affecting wear resistance were obtained: polymer brand, filler shape and size, technological parameters of mixing, pressing, sintering, and mechanical processing. Their impact was studied to establish quantitative dependencies. A stable value of the wear resistance of the product in the manufacturing process can be ensured by timely adjustment of the mixing, pressing, and sintering modes. As a result of the structural analysis of the process of developing materials with predetermined properties at the enterprise according to the IDEF0 methodology, the importance of assessing the risks associated with the process of multi-criteria optimization of their main quality indicators was confirmed.

Keywords: industrial growth, polymer composite material, cause-and-effect diagram, process innovation, Pareto diagram, quality function deployment, product innovation, small enterprise.


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