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SMT Machine spares inventory management

Electronics Forum | Mon Oct 12 09:16:17 EDT 2009 | fredc

Martin, 2 of my customers use inventory management systems. One refers to their system as tigers. This may be a system they developed for themselves. I am not sure what the acronym stands for. The other refered to their system as kanban. It is named

DIP insertion and Axial insertion old equipment poka yoke

Electronics Forum | Fri Jan 31 13:45:49 EST 2020 | slthomas

We had a custom bar code storage and feeder setup. Stores material handlers would bring the parts to the line, scan the part number on the kanban card (always accompanied the parts), and the storage location LED flashed so they knew where the place

How to calculate ideal WIP at each stations for JIT line

Electronics Forum | Tue Mar 20 20:07:29 EST 2001 | davef

I can't comment on the firm, but the approach is a good starting point for calculating your Kanbans is with capacity lot sizing http://www.synchronousmanagement.com/cls.html

WIP tracking

Electronics Forum | Wed Jun 15 07:44:55 EDT 2005 | davef

Kanban is a paper-based WIP tracking system that is well documented. Here's a paper: http://www.syque.com/quality_tools/tools/Tools59.htm Google to find books and other papers.

Rethink of Offshore and Just-in-Time Manufacturing Practices in Light of COVID 19

Electronics Forum | Wed May 06 21:48:41 EDT 2020 | SMTA-Robert

Has the pandemic and the economic fallout from it cause you and your company to rethink your China/Asia outsourcing strategy? Also have your thoughts changed regarding JIT/Kanban/Lean manufacturing practices in view of the present situation?

How to calculate ideal WIP at each stations for JIT line

Electronics Forum | Wed Mar 21 19:27:54 EST 2001 | Steve

In a true JIT system, there is no WIP, only raw materials and finished goods. (RIP is the raw in process.) In this type of system, you should only have one board at each work station, with possibly some assemblies in kanbans in between stations. Ev

Fifo of Solder Paste

Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 01 19:23:52 EDT 2008 | paligora

It depends on the usage , if it is regular and steady, only order when needed , we only order 2 jars when the last one is taken out of the fridge.One jar would last us about 2-3 weeks and it stays on room temperature. Ofcourse , you need a realiable

Re: Intelliplace and Europlacer

Electronics Forum | Thu Dec 03 07:49:30 EST 1998 | Steve Sauer

Hi Scott, The only information that I have on the Intelliplace machine is that it is their own design unlike the other models (Casio) that they are licensed to sell. As for the other machine (Europlacer Progress 6), I have an extensive background wit

Wave Outfeed Cooling

Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 23 09:29:29 EDT 1998 | Allen

We've got a continous flow cooling problem from our wave solder process into ICT. Our current configuration is a flatbelt conveyor into a manual de-pallet process, operator then places on to an edge conveyor. We've tried muffin fans, look good but

Re: Wave Outfeed Cooling

Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 23 14:58:40 EDT 1998 | Dave F

| We've got a continous flow cooling problem from our wave solder process into ICT. Our current configuration is a flatbelt conveyor into a manual de-pallet process, operator then places on to an edge conveyor. We've tried muffin fans, look good bu

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