13.4 R&R Study for the Data in File ‘RR_CROSSED’
In this case, the adequate approach is a crossed design since each operator measures all parts several times. Thus, go to: Stat > Quality Tools > Gage Study > Gage R&R Study (Crossed)
With Minitab, the use of ANOVA is recommended, which is actually the default option. The Xbar and R method is only advisable for comparison with other studies conducted with this method.
Options, with all default values:
The results shown in the Session window can be divided into three parts: (1) tables of the analysis of variance; (2) table of the variance components; (3) table of the study of variation.