Autonomous Maintenance Archive

One Point Lesson – Flat Belts Inspection – Autonomous Maintenance

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  Step 1: Clean the belt with a rag touching and observing the belt. Step 2: Look if flat belt is worn or cracked.

Inspection Steps for Chains and Sprockets – Visual Standards Inspections

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Step 1:  Clean the sprocket with a rag touching and observing the sprocket. Step 2: Look for the following abnormalities:  Worn teeth  Misalignment Abnormality 1: Worn teeth teeth should not be rounded, teeth should not be chipped. Abnormality 2: Misalignment Sprocket must be aligned in the and perfectly perpendicular

Packaging material changeover loss reduction

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Due to decreased warehouse space, consumer packaging goods companies are forced to have shorter production runs, which leads to increased number of changeovers. Agenda Training Objectives and Expectations To reduce C/O time by at least 50%; To develop training material to roll out across all production areas. Six major

Electrical Arc Flash Hazards ‘Awareness’ Training

Electrical Arc Flash Safety Every year many workers are treated in hospitals with major injuries related to arch flash. The flash is instantaneous, effects of it can last forever and be very traumatizing. What is an Arc Flash? “…a dangerous condition associated with the release of energy caused by an electric

Approaching Zero Breakdowns by advancing Breakdown analysis

What is Maintenance? Maintenance: It is a set of developed, organized and administered activities with the aim to economically viable ensure the operational status of a specific system. The (7) steps concept of Autonomous Maintenance (operators) are similar to (7) steps of Planned (Effective) Maintenance (trades): “the left and right

Visual Controls: Autonomous Maintenance – OPL Chain – Inspection

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Visual Controls are very useful tools for quick inspection to determine condition of assembly in order to avoid or reduce downtime. One Point Lesson below gives examples of accessible inspections of chain and timing belts drives.