By R.I. Mclntosh, S.J. Culley, A.R. Mileham and G.W. Owen (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 0750650877

ISBN-13: 9780750650878

'Improving Changeover functionality' is vital examining for managers, engineers and development practitioners operating in production industries. it's going to additionally turn out necessary to unique gear brands and postgraduates and educational researchers alike.

Increasing value is being put on responsive, versatile manufacture in multi-product commercial environments. the facility to changeover construction amenities either speedy and to a excessive average is a key section of just-in-time and lean production paradigms, that are more and more being followed as companies attempt to compete in cutting-edge unstable and congested markets.

Currently often adopts the SMED (Single Minute trade of Die) method, a well-established store flooring approach to enhance changeovers. This e-book takes a tremendous step past the SMED approach, by means of describing in a lot higher element than hitherto the aptitude function of engineering layout, of either noticeable and non-substantive nature, to reinforce changeovers. It additionally truly units out what greater changeover functionality can give a contribution to enterprise competitiveness, and describes the numerous pitfalls that an development initiative can face.

Provides total method for changeover improvementIncorporates layout into SMED procedure urged via the IMechE magazine of Engineering Manufacture

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J. of Production Research, 14, No. 3, 6-23. Mair describes that Honda's production lines are each able to manufacture a number of different models (in batches), and that the demand volume per model, which varies over time, can be accommodated in part by changing the proportion of the different 41 42 Improving Changeover Performance 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 models on each production line. High production volume for any one model means that corresponding production volumes for other models is reduced.

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