Engineering plant managers must ensure that each assembly line is maintained at or near its maximum optimization point in order to successfully respond to the demands of a global market that is becoming increasingly competitive and difficult to satisfy. Consumer behavior shifts on a regular basis, making it difficult to keep each assembly line operating at or near its maximum optimization point at all times.
While we acknowledge that this can be a difficult task at times, we also acknowledge that it is one that must be completed. We will therefore provide you with three important tips in this blog post that will be of great assistance to you in your endeavors as a result of our findings.
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Develop asynchronous systems and put them into production is a difficult task.
According to conventional wisdom, a production system is comprised of a series of workstations, each of which has a different execution time than the others. This is something that we are all aware of.
The reality, however, is that when an attempt is made to implement a synchronized Assembly Line in this type of system, many waiting times are triggered in certain workstations, resulting in production being delayed as a result.
To counter this, accumulation buffers can be installed in the workstations when working with asynchronous systems. These buffers will allow production to continue even if one station is saturated, because the line will continue to a subsequent station where it has been released from a previous station that was saturated.
When your assembly lines operate at different times throughout the day, it is possible to have greater mobility and flexibility.
2. An automatic motor assembly line with a well-thought-out ergonomic layout
Second, in order to maximize the efficiency of your assembly lines, you must make certain that they are completely ergonomically designed. Therefore, in order for operators to perform their tasks as efficiently as possible, workstations must be designed to accommodate their individual height and position.
3. The ability to change in response to new products and technological advances
The ability of your assembly lines to adapt to new products introduced into the plant is also critical, as it allows you to maintain a reliable production system that is both flexible and efficient, while also decreasing production times. a period of time during which one waits
Follow these guidelines to increase the productivity of your assembly lines while decreasing the likelihood of delays that have a negative impact on your indicators of success and failure.
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