Expand your understanding of quality & reliability engineering

Read articles and papers about designing to process capable tolerances.

Case studies:

Video guides:

Training Materials:

Whether you're new to Tolcap, or introducing Tolerance Analysis to colleagues, you may find our ‘Tolcap Training’ slides useful. They:

  • demonstrate the importance of tolerance allocation and process capability in design and manufacture.
  • introduce the Tolcap methodology and software, and its role in engineering capable products.

Papers and documents:


Compact explanations of Tolcap relevant terms.

Books and papers for further background on the methodology embedded in Tolcap:

  • 'Effecting a quality change: an engineering approach', S W. Field & K G Swift. London: Arnold; New York : Wiley, 1996.
  • 'Process Selection – from design to manufacture', 2nd Edition K G Swift & J D Booker, Butterworth Heinemann, London, 2003
  • 'Designing Capable and Reliable Products', J D Booker, M Raines & K G Swift, Publisher: Butterworth Heinemann, London, 2001
  • 'Conformability Analysis in Support of Design for Quality', Batchelor, R. & Swift, K. G. Proc. Instn. Mech. Eng., Part B, 210, 37-47,1996

Tolcap includes:

  • Calculations for over 80 manufacturing processes
  • FREE trials for business users
  • Low cost business licences
  • No long term contract
  • No set up charges