Group Xbar and range (Xbar-R) charts help you assess changes in averages and the range of averages across measurement subgroups for a characteristic. Review the following example—an excerpt from Innovative Control Charting1—to get a sense of how a group Xbar-R chart works.
Figure 1. Three OD key characteristics on a poppet.
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