Paper Title:Implementation of Work Simplification And Lean Activities in Diaphragm Valve Of Diameter 125mm

Abstract

Today in a competitive world, the primary objective of any manufacturing firm would be to achieve excellence in all aspects of their products to its customers with zero defects and within the target data. To compete in the market, adoption of continuous improvement would help the manufacturing firms to stay at the top. This work concentrates on reducing the cycle time of a manual assembly of valve and improves the productivity of valve. The outcomes showed with introduction of fixture, there was major reduction in cycle time. This study also highlights that proper implementation of Kaizen application helps reduce overburdens on the operator in the workplace.


Keywords:Cycle time, valve assembly fixture, productivity.