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4M Analysis Process

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The purpose of this procedure is to define the steps to do a 4M Analysis of a system or subsystem. The goal of this 4M Analysis Procedure is to reduce losses in the factory by using the Equipment Attributes as a guideline to achieve this end. 4M Analysis Steps Define

Bearing failures – Root Cause Analysis and countermeasures

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When a bearing is used under ideal conditions, it will only be damaged by rolling fatigue. Damage due to rolling fatigue may occur very early, however. If damage is found on a bearing, it is important to examine the phenomenon properly and identify the causes, even if the damage

OPL – One Point Lesson Template – Free Download

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One Point Lesson is a tool to convey information. Designed to enhance knowledge and skills in a short time, at the right time, whenever needed. To upgrade levels of expertise by having individuals study, learn and then train others in the knowledge or skill. One Point Lesson – Portrait

One Point Lesson – OPL

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What is an OPL? A tool to convey information. Designed to enhance knowledge and skills in a short time, at the right time, whenever needed. To upgrade levels of expertise by having individuals study, learn and then train others in the knowledge or skill. Who Creates OPL’s? Everyone! Operators,

DMAIC

Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control is a formal problem-solving process, and a major tool of Lean Six Sigma, based on formula Y= f(X), metric that measures the problem. Define First step is to identify a problem. Lean six sigma approach is to utilize Y=f(X), function defines one variable in terms of another. The statement “y

12 Step Kaizen Story

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The Key Tool for Executing Focused Improvement   12 Step Kaizen is a Better Defined CAP-Do Check Identify where the losses are Justify the subject selection by stratifying the data Understand the process and equipment Grasp the actual situation (Identify the Phenomenon) Establish the objective Establish a Work Plan