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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'Conformance', 'Chemical', 'Concept'

Deutsch: Cadmium / Español: Cadmio / Português: Cádmio / Français: Cadmium / Italiano: Cadmio /

In the context of quality management, Cadmium is a toxic heavy metal that is of significant concern due to its adverse health and environmental effects. It is subject to strict regulations and quality control measures to limit its presence in products and processes. Managing cadmium levels is essential to ensure compliance with safety and environmental standards and protect human health and the ecosystem.

Deutsch: Rechnen / Español: Cuenta/ Français: Calcul / Italiano: Calcolo

In the context of quality management, "calculation" refers to the process of determining numerical values or measurements based on data and information. Calculations are used in quality management to evaluate and quantify aspects of quality, such as customer satisfaction, process efficiency, and product reliability.

Deutsch: Kalibrieren / Español: Calibración / Português: Calibração / Français: Étalonnage / Italiano: Taratura /

Calibrating in the quality management context refers to the process of adjusting, verifying, or fine-tuning measuring instruments, equipment, or devices to ensure they provide accurate and reliable measurements. Calibration is essential in various industries to maintain the precision and consistency of instruments used for quality control, testing, and research. It involves comparing the measurement output of a device to a known reference standard and making necessary adjustments to minimize measurement errors.

Deutsch: Kalibrierung / Español: Calibración / Português: Calibração / Français: Calibration / Italiano: Calibrazione /

Calibration refers to the precise and systematic process of comparing and adjusting the measurements or readings of an instrument, device, or equipment against a known standard. The goal of calibration is to ensure the accuracy, reliability, and consistency of measurements, ensuring that instruments provide trustworthy data and meet specified quality standards.

Deutsch: Kalorimeter / Español: calorímetro / Português: calorímetro / Français: calorimètre / Italian: calorimetro

Calorimeter in the context of quality management refers to an instrument used to measure the amount of heat involved in a chemical reaction, physical change, or heat capacity. In quality management, a calorimeter is crucial for ensuring the accuracy and reliability of temperature-related measurements and processes, which are often critical for maintaining product quality and safety.

Deutsch: Kamera / Español: Cámara / Português: Câmera / Français: Caméra / Italiano: Fotocamera

Camera in the context of quality management refers to a tool or device used for capturing visual information, which is utilized to monitor, inspect, and ensure the quality of products, services, or processes. Cameras, especially in advanced imaging and optical technology forms, play a crucial role in automated quality control systems, enabling precise and efficient inspections that would be challenging or impossible for humans to perform with the same level of accuracy or speed.

Deutsch: Fähigkeit / Español: Capacidad / Português: Capacidade / Français: Capacité / Italiano: Capacità

Capability in the context of quality management refers to the inherent ability of a process, system, or organization to consistently produce output that meets specified criteria and quality standards. It encompasses the concepts of process performance, suitability, and the overall effectiveness of quality management practices in achieving desired outcomes.