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Setup-Time Reduction and Equipment Maintenance

Author(s)/Editor(s): Dr Tom Page, Gisli Thorsteinsson

Pages in Print Edition: 7PP

Published: 07/24/2007
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This paper provides an outline of approaches to setup time reduction and equipment maintenance. It considers the benefits of setup reduction, setup reduction methods and techniques, maintaining and improving equipment, equipment effectiveness, preventive maintenance and total productive maintenance (TPM). In addition, this work considers implementation issues in TPM. Authors: T. Page, G. Thorsteinsson (Loughborough University)