Target charts show multiple characteristics that have different nominal or target values, with a zero point representing the target value of each characteristic. Target individual X and moving range (IX-MR) charts enable you to spot variation in a characteristic and plot several characteristics in the same chart. Review the following example—an excerpt from Innovative Control Charting1—to get a sense of how a target IX-MR chart works.
Figure 1. Target percent solids from five different paint specifications.