Don’t get bog down by these words.. Inventory.. All the material which is not getting processed on the machine ie not directly in production cycle is all inventory only. This then covers material in Raw material stores, material under inspection,...
FMEA stands for Failure Mode Effects and Analysis. You will find many people using this term and everyone gets impressed. Some of us may not immediately understand. But don’t worry this is very simple concept. Lets take example : we have...
Don’t get bog down by these words, like Cellular manufacturing. These are very simple to understand. In 1980’s across manufacturing sector machines were arranged in a club or group of machines like milling machines together, grinding machines together and then...
Don’t get bog down by these words, like SMED. These are very simple to understand. SMED is nothing but Single Minute Exchange of Die. Although it is saying an exchange of dying it is applicable to all setup changes in a...
Streamline manufacturing system is a Japanese system developed for managing a manufacturing process. It is a guideline for establishing a cellular manufacturing process. Way back in 1990’s all auto industry has started moving from batch production system to cellular production system....
MTBF stands for Mean Time Between Failures. We have understood what is MTBF in last blog. This time lets see how we can improve upon the same. These are the terms used basically by maintenance team in your organization and basically shows...
Don’t get bog down by these words .. like Cycle time, bottleneck or critical path, these are very simple to understand … Cycle time is the time after which a new job comes out of the production line. Simply if...
Don’t get bog down by these words, like Single piece flow. These are very simple to understand. In 1980’s across manufacturing sector machines were arranged in a club or group of machines like milling machines together, grinding machines together and...
Don’t get bog down by these words.. like Man machine balancing. These are very simple to understand … Clearly, there are two things in this ie Man and other is Machine. This is applicable wherever multiple machines are running simultaneously, and...
Its simple CNC stands for Computer Numerical Controlled machine. A computer with a PLC and servo drives and servo controlled drives with feedback measurement system makes a CNC machine. Computer numerical control (CNC) is the automation of machine tools by...