When properly determined, the Class Column identifies the risk a company will be exposed to as a result of the design weakness described in the Failure Cause column. Typically this column is used to quickly isolate and highlight specific lines of concern based on a predetermined combination of Severity, Occurrence and Detection levels.
Many suppliers will use a Class Symbol scheme as defined by their customer, or symbols defined by companies such as Ford or General Motors. Harpco Systems’ FMEA software, Quality Plus, comes with several prominent schema. And also gives the user the ability to design their own. Learn how by taking a software demo today!