Lean Manufacturing Systems and Cell Design explains how cellular manufacturing and assembly subsystems comprise the foundation for the entire lean production implementation process. Based on decades of study and firsthand observations of prominent companies in the automotive, aerospace, and many other industries, the authors explains how members of the lean implementation team, managers, and engineers can design and implement lean cellular systems.
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Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally renowned management analysts describes a business system for the twenty-first century that supersedes the mass production system of Ford, the financial control system of Sloan, and the strategic system of Welch and GE. It is based on the Toyota (lean) model, which combines operational excellence with value-based strategies to produce steady growth through a wide range of economic conditions.
This book presents practical information and troubleshooting on laser cutting and laser cutting design tools from a quality manufacturing perspective. Equally applicable to small shops as it is to large fabricator companies, Laser Cutting Guide for Manufacturing is a roadmap for developing, implementing, operating, and maintaining a laser-cutting manufacturing enterprise.
In this easy-to-read, practical guide, two top business executives explain how to employ the techniques pioneered by Toyota to put your business in position to bury the competition. They draw upon their personal experience of transforming dozens of manufacturing plants and businesses around the world to provide you with real-life examples of what works and what doesn't, charts and diagrams, as well as step-by-step instructions.
This Instructor's Guide is used in conjunction with the Fundamentals of Tool Design, Sixth Edition book.
This book covers the basic processes, materials, and machinery used in the job shop, toolroom, or small manufacturing facility. At the same time, it describes advanced equipment used in larger production environments. The reader is given a thorough review of metals, composites, plastics, and other engineering materials, including their physical properties, testing, treatment, and suitability for use in manufacturing.
This book makes it easy to match the properties and performance of fluids to the demands of your equipment, parts, and tooling. Learn the basics, such as how fluids function and fluid types, as well as more technical information such as quality control and testing, troubleshooting, and regulatory considerations.
GD&T 1994 Standard Pocket Guide (Pack of 10)
Discover new technologies presented within the context of classic diemaking fundamentals. Progressive Dies is your collective source for improving current designs or learning how to take advantage of progressive die efficiency and cost reduction. Among the topics covered are: die material selection and properties, developing progression stages, grinding, EDM and wire-cut EDM operations, die and strip layout manufacture, and die protection systems and electronic sensors.
Parametric programming has been the best-kept secret of CNC. This book demystifies this simple yet sophisticated programming tool in an easy-to-understand tutorial format, and presents a comprehensive how-to of parametric programming from a user's point of view.