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Is there any difference between "quality assurance" and "guarantee of quality"?t [Copy link] 中文

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There is a world of difference between these two concepts.

Here is only one of many examples.
"Quality assurance " often is used to mean that the item is manufactured in such ways that insures that each part is checked to an exacting standard. This often relates to how the parts of one item, will be easily exchangeable without adjustment, to the parts of another of the same item. For example, car parts. Any part that has had "quality assurance" used in its manufacture will work on any of the same model of car.
"Guarantee of quality" is often used in items that might be subjective in nature. An example here would be one manufacture's car compared to another.
To use both terms on one subject, "quality assurance" on a car would insure that each part is made and checked to a standard, its "Guarantee of quality" would be that because "quality assurance" was done, the end product is better than others. It can also mean the part will perform better, or last longer than another.
These two concepts can be more subtle when used to talk about food, and other more subjective matters.
Also the term "quality assurance" is often mentioned when using the term "quality control". It is how well  "quality control" is done, that often determines the demand for a product.

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Post time 2004-9-23 16:52:50 |Display all floors

yes, i see now, tks!!!!

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