Continuous Flow Manufacturing

Continuous Flow Manufacturing

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This work presents the fundamental principles of continuous flow manufacturing, furnishing a corporate strategy and set of operating rules that help create an environment where continuous flow manufacturing can flourish. A 10-step methodology for converting a traditional factory to a continuous flow operation is provided, and conventional manufacturing techniques are compared with the continuous flow approach.The welder pushes the finish button and the shuttle moves to stall 2 for robotic welding, then to stall 3 for manual finish welding. Inspection takes ... Flexible welding systems are very popular in Japan, particularly at Mitsubishi and Komatsu. Caterpillar uses the concept in Belgium, France, and the United States. Companiesanbsp;...

Title:Continuous Flow Manufacturing
Author:Pierre C. Guerindon
Publisher:CRC Press - 1995-08-08


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