In SAP QM, Master Inspection Characteristic ( MIC ) is a characteristic in physical or chemical property of the product that the company want to monitor and control from a quality view.

There are two type of Master Inspection Characteristic.

1.Qualitative characteristic is attributes of product in non numerical qualities such as paint/color, surface for rusted.

2.Quantitative characteristic is attributes product of pyhsical or chemical as numerical value, for example 20mm for dimension, 20kg for weight.

You use MIC when creating task list or you reference or include them in inspection plan, then assigned to the plant.

To create MIC you can use transaction code QS21 or follow the menu path SAP->Logistic->Quality Management->Quality Planning->Basic Data->Inspection Characteristic->Create.

qs21 create inspection characteristic sap

In the initial screen, enter plant PL01 and master inspection characteristic QWK00001, Valid from date is optional because SAP System automatically assign the current date.

qs21 create inspection characteristic sap

As we mentioned before, the MIC have two type they are Qualitative and Quantitative, you can choose them in this screen. Set the status of MIC as Released to make the MIC available during QM Activities for example when you create an inspection plan.

If the MIC is used for quantitative inspections, it needs you to use the Incomplete Copy Model options, this means you don’t have to set the nominal value, tolerance settings, and so on .

qs21 create inspection characteristic control indicator sap

Click Control Indicator button toolbar, to set control indicator for MIC, there are 3 part of Control Indicator they are Type, Sample and Results Confirmation.

Control IndicatorMeaninng
Lower Spec Limitlower specification limit of the MIC
Target ValueThe system will check whether the target value is within the tolerance range
Upper Limitupper specification limit of MIC
Summarized RecordingYou can only record or report summarized values for the MIC
Single ResultYou can record individual values
Mandatory CharacteristicRequired confirmation before you can make Usage Decision
Optional CharacteristicYou dont need to confirm MIC for Usage Decision

Click Continue , the new screen will show, in this screen you can configure characteristic control indicator.

control indicator qs21 sap


Control IndicatorMeaning
Scope not FixedThe system doesn't check the inspection scope
Fixed ScopeThe scope value is fixed valued and doesn't allow deviations
Long Term Inspectionthe inspection of MIC can run for a long period
Calculated CharacteristicThe characteristic is a calculated characteristic
PrintThe System prints the MIC on the inspection instruction
Smaller ScopeThe inspection scope can be smaller than pre-calculated inspection scope

The next step you need to assign inspection catalog to the MIC, You can assign the catalog type such as 9 ( Defect Type ) as well as the code group via menu Goto ->Catalog for the Characteristics.

inspection catalog qs21

You can assign defect code to the characteristics, performing valuation of qualitative characteristic with YES/NO, or quantitative characteristic with the measurement value, for more precise defect description in the case of a rejection you can make a special catalog with catalog type 9 DEFECT TYPES.

Incoming search terms:


  1. Pingback: life coaches for teens

  2. Pingback: social media agency

  3. Pingback: clock Hands Repair

  4. Pingback: clock building videos

  5. Pingback: outdoor clocks for business

  6. Pingback: social media houston

  7. Pingback: benefits of social media marketing for business

  8. Pingback: synchronized Hospital clocks

  9. Pingback: social media agency

  10. Pingback: social marketing campaigns

  11. Pingback: life coaches for teens

  12. Pingback: accessories for clocks

  13. Pingback: best antique clock dials

  14. Pingback: parenting classes

  15. Pingback: elapsed time clock for operating rooms

  16. Pingback: parent coaching curriculum

  17. Pingback: gas fire pit burners

  18. Pingback: facilities services companies

  19. Pingback: PA systems

  20. Pingback: clock mechanisms

  21. Pingback: See All

  22. Pingback: wireless products

  23. Pingback: teen life coaches

  24. Pingback: clock building videos

  25. Pingback: clock mechanisms

  26. Pingback: parent coaching services

  27. Pingback: synchronized Hospital clocks

  28. Pingback: Confident Parenting

  29. Pingback: how to build your own clock

  30. Pingback: quartz clock fit-ups

  31. Pingback: warming trends crossfire burner reviews

  32. Pingback: warming trends catalog

  33. Pingback: outdoor clocks for hospitals

  34. Pingback: clock synchronization software

  35. Pingback: clocks for facilities

  36. Pingback: parenting classes near me

  37. Pingback: USA Made clock movements

  38. Pingback: clock dials

  39. Pingback: parent coaching near me

  40. Pingback: warming trends catalog

  41. Pingback: teen life coaches

  42. Pingback: gas fire pit burners

  43. Pingback: in home parent coaching

  44. Pingback: clock repair videos

  45. Pingback: how to build a backyard fire pit

  46. Pingback: auto sync clocks

  47. Pingback: synchronized clocks for stadiums

  48. Pingback: metal clock mechanism

  49. Pingback: accessories for clocks

  50. Pingback: teen life coaches

  51. Pingback: parenting coach

  52. Pingback: hospital clock system

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *