The objective of this paper is to discuss and clarify the meaning and use the different statistical limits used in managing processes so the mistakes that are commonly seen in industrial practice can be avoided. The difference between "control" and "acceptance" will also be discuss. The idea of this paper was triggered by a recent paper written by Henderson  in Quality Progress journal.
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Holmes, D. & Mergen, A. E. (2012). Control limits versus acceptance limits - Which limits are appropriate for your task? Paper presented the 2012 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Newport, Newport RI, 21-23 March (pp. 415-421).
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