Reliability Solutions for the Aerospace Industry
Powerful solutions for high-performing components

Reliability Solutions for the Airline Industry
Reliability solutions that make your profits soar

Reliability Solutions for the Automotive Industry
Reliability from R&D to the road

Reliability Solutions for the Chemical and Process Industry
Build processes with reliable results

Reliability Solutions for the Defense Industry
A strong reliability program breeds strong defense

Reliability Solutions for the Electronics and Appliances Industry
Reliable components ensure reliable business

Reliability Solutions for the Energy Industry
Let reliability light the way

Reliability Solutions for the IT Hardware
Reliability keeps the world connected

Reliability Solutions for the Medical and Healthcare Industry
Reliability for life

Reliability Solutions for Military Organizations
Dependability begins with reliability

Reliability Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry
Streamline processes along the pipeline

Reliability Solutions for the Semiconductor Industry
Big results for small materials

Reliability Solutions for the Telecommunications Industry
Reliable solutions to better help you connect the world

Reliability Solutions for the Transportation Industry
Results that get you where you need to be

Reliability Solutions for the Trucks and Heavy Equipment
Reliability solutions that do the heavy lifting

Ordering Software from ReliaSoft
Choose the software license and configuration that's best fit for your organization

The Synthesis Platform
Integration to Empower the Reliability Organization

ALTA — Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis Software
Accelerated life tests... quantifiable resultsTM

RENO — Simulation Software for Probabilistic Event and Risk Analysis
If you can flowchart it, you can simulate itTM

RBI — Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Software
Full-featured RCM with risk based inspection

ReliaSoft Offers Unparalleled Technical Support and Documentation
Connect with ReliaSoft's acclaimed technical support team via phone, email and live chat at locations throughout the world

The Synthesis Enterprise Portal
Open up the Synthesis Platform, and your work in the platform, to your whole organization with this web-based Portal

DOE++ — Software Tool for Experiment Design and Analysis (DOE)
DOE software designed with reliability in mindTM

Lambda Predict — Standards Based Reliability Prediction Software
MIL-217 * Bellcore/Telcordia * FIDES * NSWC Mechanical

MPC — MSG-3 Aircraft Maintenance Program Creation Software
An MSG-3 compliant maintenance program creator

Register and Activate Software from ReliaSoft
Start using ReliaSoft's helpful applications by registering and activating your software today!

The Synthesis API
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for the Synthesis Platform

RGA — Reliability Growth Analysis and Repairable System Analysis
Reliability growth and repairable system analysisTM

Xfmea — FMEA and FMECA Software Tool
Expert support for all types of FMEA and FMECATM

XFRACAS — Web-Based Failure Reporting Software (FRACAS System)
Highly configurable, web-based FRACAS

Download Free Software Demos and Free Service Releases
Get a free trial of the reliability engineering software trusted by thousands of companies, or install the latest update

Weibull++ — Life Data Analysis (Weibull Analysis) Software
The standard for reliability life data analysisTM

BlockSim — System Reliability and Maintainability Analysis Software
The ultimate system visualization and analysis toolTM

RCM++ — Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Software
Putting the reliability back into reliability centered maintenanceTM

Orion eAPI — Enterprise System Focused on Asset Performance Management
Reliability Business IntelligenceTM

Reliability Education Course List
Peruse the variety of introductory and advanced courses offered for reliability practitioners of all experience levels

The New Master the Subject, Master the Tools!SM Course Lineup
Choose the reliability engineering education track that best fits your needs: Product Development or Asset Management

Worldwide Public Seminar Calendar
Find out which courses are being taught near you, and register today!

Why Attend ReliaSoft's Reliability Training Seminars?
Learn about ReliaSoft's commitment to reliability engineering education, as well as the benefits of attending

Seminar Registration
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Seminar Instructors
Meet the esteemed group of professionals that bring ReliaSoft's training seminars to life

Reliability Training Center (RTC)
Take a glimpse inside ReliaSoft's newly built, multimillion dollar state-of-the-art training facility

Frequently Asked Questions about ReliaSoft's Seminars
Get answers to the most common questions about the finer details of attending ReliaSoft's courses

Available Reliability Consulting Services
ReliaSoft's expert consulting team can accommodate requests of any size or complexity in a wide variety of areas

Customers that Benefited from ReliaSoft's Consulting Services
View some of the organizations that took advantage of ReliaSoft's on-site consulting and education services

ReliaSoft's Expert Reliability Consultants
Meet the esteemed group of professionals that organizations worldwide have trusted for their consulting needs

Frequently Asked Questions about ReliaSoft's Consulting Services
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About ReliaSoft Corporation
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Companies that Rely on ReliaSoft's Reliability Software and Services
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Want to work for the leading provider of reliability engineering software tools and services? Check for openings today!

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ReliaSoft Customer Testimonials
"Amazing," "User Friendly," "Cutting Edge..." See what people are saying about ReliaSoft's software!

Weibull.com
The most complete website devoted entirely to the topic of reliability engineering, theory, data analysis and modeling

ReliaSoft.tv
A multimedia resource portal for both users of our software tools as well as all reliability engineering professionals

Synthesis Applications eDocuments & ePublications Library
Access useful support documents for ReliaSoft's Synthesis Applications, including user's guides and reference books

ReliaWiki
A resource portal and a wiki for professionals in reliability engineering and related fields

Certified Reliability Professional (CRP)
Distinguishing reliability engineers who have gained and successfully demonstrated unquestionable expertise in the field

International Applied Reliability Symposium (ARS)
Sharing applications, success stories and lessons learned in reliability and maintainability engineering

Reliability Discussion Forum
Connect, discuss and share with the reliability engineering community

Reliability Edge Newsletter
In-depth articles on reliability engineering theories and principles, as well as ReliaSoft updates

Reliability HotWire
Your source of information and tips on how to improve your reliability practices

XFRACAS: Web-Based Failure Reporting Software (FRACAS System)

The only truly web-based, user-configurable,
enterprise-wide FRACAS in a boxTM

Click to see a picture of the software interface...ReliaSoft’s XFRACAS is a highly configurable,
web-based, closed-loop, enterprise-wide Incident/Failure/Data Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS / DRACAS / DCACAS) and much, much more!

XFRACAS facilitates incident reporting, failure analysis, part tracking, root cause analysis,
team-based problem solving, actions management and other related activities. The system simultaneously supports the acquisition, management and analysis of product reliability, quality, safety and risk management data from multiple locations and/or user groups.

Extensive built-in configuration capabilities provide the flexibility you need to customize the system to meet your organization's particular needs — no custom programming required! 

Software Features

Whether you have 15 users or 15,000 users, XFRACAS is configurable, flexible and scalable to fit your organization's particular processes and to grow with your needs. The system's web-based user interface allows for easy access, collaboration and deployment throughout multiple sites, suppliers and dealers. Flexible configuration utilities and administrative permissions give you complete control over how data is captured in user interfaces and which parts of the system each user can access.

Available Training

ReliaSoft offers a two-day training course that introduces the fundamentals of Incident/Failure/Data Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action Systems (FRACAS / DRACAS / DCACAS) with an emphasis on the configuration and use of ReliaSoft’s XFRACAS software for incident reporting, failure analysis, problem resolution and other related analyses.

Go-Live/Implementation Service

With the optional Go-Live/Implementation Service, one of ReliaSoft's XFRACAS experts will visit your site to help your team take full advantage of the system features and assist you in configuring the system to fit your individual needs.

Applications and Benefits

Some of the potential applications and benefits of performing FRACAS / DRACAS / DCACAS and related activities with ReliaSoft's XFRACAS software include the ability to:

  • Address data capture and management deficiencies to provide timely and accurate product reliability, quality and safety data.
  • Streamline incident reporting and problem resolution activities.
  • Provide a closed-loop system for managing corrective actions.
  • Contribute to design improvements, faster product release, better service and enhanced customer satisfaction.
  • Generate financial rewards through better product designs, enhanced control of product warranties and more efficient customer support.
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Software Capability Highlights

Practical Applications

  • FRACAS Process Management
  • Safety Process Management
  • Non-conformance Process Management
  • CAPA Process Management
  • Risk Reduction Management
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Process Control System
  • Incident Reporting System
  • Corrective Action System
  • Quality Management
  • Reliability Management

Supported Processes and Reporting

  • ISO 9000 Compliance
  • COPQ Improvement
  • RMAs
  • Field Failures
  • Service & Support History
  • Customer Complaints
  • Safety Incidents
  • Software Defects
  • Manufacturing Defects
  • Testing Issues
  • Quality (e.g., Customer, Internal, Supplier)
  • Analytics (e.g., Warranty, Reliability)

Problem Resolution Methodologies

  • 8D
  • DMAIC
  • Six Sigma/DFSS Approaches
  • User-defined (4-8 Steps)

System/Part/Process Configuration

  • System Tree (BOM Hierarchy)
    • Unlimited Tiers/Indenture Levels
    • Serialized Systems
    • Non-serialized Systems
  • Processes
    • Unlimited Tiers/Indenture Levels

Analysis/Key Metrics

  • Operational Availability
  • System Downtime
  • MTBF
  • Criticality Fields
  • Root Cause/Failure Analysis

Customer Support Information

  • Complete System and Warranty Details
  • Customer Contact Details
  • Complete Incident History with Part Repairs and Replacements

Corrective Actions Management

  • Role-based Workflow
  • Progress and Completion Tracking
    • Reports
    • Status Notifications via Portal and/or E-mail

Extensive Configuration Options for Graphical User Interface (GUI)

  • Easily substitute existing terminology with your own
  • Add data fields for gathering custom data
  • Define drop-down selection lists for fields
  • Create groups to assign user permissions
  • Personalize user portals

Reports

  • Extensive reporting capabilities through GUI - no requiring programming knowledge required
  • Custom SQL report interface provides experienced SQL users with maximum flexibility

Report Formats

  • HTML or XSLT
  • Text reports in *.xls, *.xlsx, *.pdf, *.rtf and *.csv formats
  • Charts in *.pdf, *.xls, *.xlsx, *.rtf, *.mht, *.png, *.jpg, *.bmp, *.tiff and *.gif formats

Data Imports and Exports

  • Microsoft Excel®
  • Microsoft Access®
  • Text
  • XML
  • Oracle®
  • SQL Server®
  • Any database with an OLE DB connection

Synthesis Integration

  • Use RGA or Weibull++ to analyze FRACAS data
  • Share system configuration and failure mode/cause data between XFRACAS and Xfmea/RCM++

Databases Supported

  • Microsoft SQL Server®
  • Oracle®

Built-in Enterprise Features
All-inclusive enterprise system; purchase of additional modules not required!

  • Administration
  • Workflow Definition
  • Alerts and Notifications via Portal and/or E-mail

Documentation and Training

Integration into the Synthesis Platform

Centralized Data Storage

  • Standard Repository (*.rsrp or *.rsr9)
  • Microsoft SQL Server® or Oracle®
  • Shared Analysis Settings and Data
  • Automatic Backups

Integration Between Synthesis Applications

  • Facilitate effective collaboration
  • Leverage overlap of reliability activities
  • Encapsulate reusable information
  • Create/share statistical models based on analysis results
  • Update multiple analyses simultaneously
  • View action items from any application

Project Management

  • Project Categories
  • Locked/Private Projects
  • Restore Points and History Log
  • Attachments

Messages and Actions Management

  • Create/track action items
  • Send/receive messages within the software
  • Create automated e-mail notifications

Simultaneous Access by Multiple Users

  • Single-user, multi-user and enterprise deployments
  • Flexible user access levels
  • Check projects in/out

Third-Party Connectivity and Data Sharing

  • The Synthesis API
    • Transfer data and analyses between systems
    • Leverage the analysis and plotting engines used in Synthesis
  • Synthesis Enterprise Portal (SEP)
    • Share key analysis information using any web-enabled device
    • Track, manage and update progress

Available Services

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Weibull++ Reliability Life Data Analysis ALTA Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis DOE++ Experiment Design and Analysis RGA Reliability Growth and Repairable System Analysis BlockSim System Reliability and Maintainability Analysis RENO for Risk Analysis via Discrete Event Simulation Lambda Predict Reliability Prediction Xfmea FMEA and FMECA RCM++ Reliability Centered Maintenance MPC MSG-3 Maintenance Program Creation XFRACAS Web-based FRACAS Orion eAPI Web-based Asset Management ALTA Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis BlockSim System Reliability and Maintainability Analysis DOE++ Experiment Design and Analysis MPC MSG-3 Maintenance Program Creation Lambda Predict Reliability Prediction RCM++ Reliability Centered Maintenance RENO for Risk Analysis via Discrete Event Simulation RGA Reliability Growth and Repairable System Analysis Weibull++ Reliability Life Data Analysis Xfmea FMEA and FMECA XFRACAS Web-based FRACAS Orion eAPI Web-based Asset Management ALTA Accelerated Life Testing Data Analysis BlockSim System Reliability and Maintainability Analysis DOE++ Experiment Design and Analysis MPC MSG-3 Maintenance Program Creation Lambda Predict Reliability Prediction RCM++ Reliability Centered Maintenance RENO for Risk Analysis via Discrete Event Simulation RGA Reliability Growth and Repairable System Analysis Weibull++ Reliability Life Data Analysis Xfmea FMEA and FMECA XFRACAS Web-based FRACAS Orion eAPI Web-based Asset Management Accelerator FMEA Template Collections Accelerator FMEA Template Collections Accelerator FMEA Template Collections

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