Quick Changeover and Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) Overview

MAP007 - 8.00 Hours

Description

Quick Changeover and Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) Overview is a course designed to help manufacturing employees learn about techniques that reduce process changeover times from one product to another. Specific techniques are discussed to reduce equipment down time (waiting waste) due to the changeover process resulting in greater productivity and throughput. Examples are shown to speed up alignment of fixtures and methods are discussed to achieve changeover times on machines to less than 10 minutes (SMED).

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Knowledge Engineering at (800) 541-7149 or ke@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Quick Changeover and Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) Overview is a course designed to help manufacturing employees learn about techniques that reduce process changeover times from one product to another. Specific techniques are discussed to reduce equipment down time (waiting waste) due to the changeover process resulting in greater productivity and throughput. Examples are shown to speed up alignment of fixtures and methods are discussed to achieve changeover times on machines to less than 10 minutes (SMED).

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Topics

Lean Manfacturing+Wastes associated with the change over process+Definition of changeover time+Changeover improvement process+Benefits of quick changeover+The single minute exchange of dies (SMED) system+Keys to success

Suggested Audience

Manufacturing professionals & production personnel

Other Information

Please call customer service at 1-800-541-7149 for more information or email us at ke@teex.tamu.edu

 

Contact Information

Knowledge Engineering
Phone: (979) 458-6710 | Tollfree: (800) 541-7149

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