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By Shigeo Shingo, Andrew P. Dillon

Written through the economic engineer who constructed SMED (single-minute alternate of die) for Toyota, A Revolution in production presents a whole assessment of this robust simply in time creation software. It bargains the main whole and particular directions on hand wherever for reworking a producing atmosphere in ways in which will accelerate creation and make small lot inventories possible. the writer delves into either the idea and perform of the SMED method, explaining basics in addition to thoughts for employing SMED. The seriously acclaimed textual content is supported with countless numbers of illustrations and images, in addition to twelve chapter-length case stories.

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36 100 4hrs. 10,000 1 min. 1 m i n . + ^ ^ = 1 . 0 2 4 min. 30 83 100 TABLE 2 - 1 . Relationship Between Setup T i m e and L o t Size—I As Table 2-1 shows, increasing the lot size from 100 to 1,000 units leads to a 64% reduction in production man-hours. When lot size is increased by another factor often, however, to 10,000 units, the related decrease in man-hours is only 17%. In other words, increasing the size of a small lot leads to a relatively large decrease in man-hours, but as size increases the rate of reduction in man-hours decreases.

8 x 60 1 min. +10-000= 1 048 min. 18 71 ) 100 T A B L E 2 - 2 . 5 8 hours 8 x 9 = 72 hours 8 hours 9 T A B L E 2 - 3 . Relationship Between Setup T i m e and L o t S i z e — I I I siderable increase in productive power and reduction in needed manhours. Indeed, we might well imagine that this is the principal reason for favoring large-lot production on the shop floor. With traditional setup procedures, large-lot production seems the easiest and most effective way to minimize the undesirable effects of setup operations.

This also eliminates die A shim for standardizing attachment edge die B 320 clamping height standardization 30 1 30 clamping height standardization / shim for standardizing die height F I G U R E 4 - 4 .

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