Measuring Changeover for Success
Too many changeovers end in lengthy startup periods. These are characterized by stopping to tweak adjustments, high reject levels and otherwise generally low efficiency. Sometimes by the time the line is dialed in and running right, the production run is over.
Successful changeover with vertical startups require precise setup. Precise setup requires tools to measure all setup adjustments.
In this video John Henry, the Changeover Wizard, explains why precise setup is so critical. He shows scales, gauges and other devices that allow precision adjustments. He also explains some common mistakes that are made.
Vertical startups are not rocket science. They do require attention to detail.