Unplanned Downtime: Causes, Calculations, and Cures
‘Downtime’ is one of the most dreaded words in manufacturing. While downtime is part of life in a factory, managers, operators, and technicians constantly strive to reduce it and mitigate its effects. When manufacturers have a decent understanding of their operation, usually this downtime is accounted for as "planned" downtime. Planned downtime is the expected and predictable time required for changeovers, setups, tool changes, routine machine maintenance, and other tasks....
/ May 26, 2020