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Is 99.9 Error Proof good enough?

This week’s Issue | 29/10/2018

Unfortunately it seems that Winter has arrived since we woke up this morning to a light dusting of snow on the ground.

 

Achieving good quality or an excellent first pass yield is not accomplished with luck but rather by engineering in attributes during the design process so this week we discuss briefly the topic of Error proofing … even if you have an existing process you still have the opportunity to return and error proof the process.  Remember as operators once they achieve their rhythm they are working off of muscle memory so error proofing acts like an alarm clock to the brain.

 

You have listened to me on several occasions that a good Lean process should start with the design of an excellent material conveyance methodology but this link shows how this even applies to F1 racing ….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OLVFa8YRfM

 

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