I’m very glad to see that this forum still have someone with good will to help others! Thank’s for everything!
I know you have a good game, Dot Spot Company. I already have this one, thank’s to you! And i never had the chance to say how much i’m gratefull to you! And the game is great!
Right now, i’m looking for smaller games (15/20 min…[Read more]
Please don´t fell sorry for small companies, they may be small, but at least they have theire eyes wide open!
Even if they can’t implement a full Lean System due to high investiments, they are interested to not loose the train…
LEAN shouldn’t be only for big money companies! I’m very glad that small companies are interested to some…[Read more]
A defect is a defect.
Waste is waste.
But waste can be consider a defect. Why not? “A defect is a failure to conform requirements” – Crosby ‘Quality Is Free’.
Why can’t we insert some waste in this sentence? To me, depending of the project) we can consider waste a defect.
Now back to other comments, when you say “because the cause of…[Read more]
I simple just desagree with you (except Simon), cause does anyone knows what kind of process or defect you are comment?
Without knowing the process, is not correct to assume that waiting time couldn’t be a defect!
Some even mix waiting time with delay time?!
If a process consider that a part should wait 30 seconds (to dry, to heat…[Read more]
I’m not a guru in FMEA tool, just had some experience along the company have been working with!
Let me put some wood into fire. What is RPN? RPN is a product of SEV*OCC*DET.
Severity is the risk associated with the most serious effect for a given failure mode. Is scaled from 1 to 10 (usually 9 and 10 values should be reserved to safety…[Read more]
I believe that in your post, when you say circle time ~103min, you are meannig 103seconds, with machine idle time of 500 sec/hr, right?
If you take a good look to idle time, 500sec is 8,3min/hr. Provably this is due to changeover or set-ups. (do you have high complexity of parts?).
How many changeovers you perform in a hour? In…[Read more]
Forgive if my english is not good.
My (and i think generally) TAKT TIME is calculated dividing avaiable time by costumer needs. TAKT TIME = avaiable time / costumer needs.
This means that you should install or have a process capable to produce equal or under this value. Your process cicle time (actual) must be under or equal to T…[Read more]