1st Edition

Autonomous Maintenance for Operators

ISBN 9781563270826
Published August 30, 1997 by Productivity Press
144 Pages

USD $38.95

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Book Description

TPM leads to soaring productivity when your operators are positively and energetically involved in the maintenance of their own equipment. Autonomous Maintenance for Operatorsteaches specific autonomous maintenance activities. For operators, supervisors, team leaders, and TPM coordinators, this book provides useful guidance and case study examples on autonomous maintenance. Activity boards, one-point lessons, photos, cartoons, and actual examples of implementation demonstrate the huge benefits of developing informed, motivated operators who take ownership of and improve their equipment.

Shopfloor operators will learn:

  • 4 skills they can develop to keep equipment running smoothly.
  • how to inspect for problems as they clean equipment.
  • ideas for containing debris that shortens equipment life.
  • tips for effective lubrication management.
  • how to use activity boards, meetings, and one-point lessons to promote TPM goals.
  • This book assumes some familiarity with the steps of autonomous maintenance and focuses on specific autonomous maintenance activities.

    Table of Contents

    Publisher's Message
    Chapter 1: Becoming Equipment-Conscious Operators
    Chapter 2: Cleaning Is Inspection
    Chapter 3: Using Localized Containment
    Chapter 4: Lubrication Management for the Shop Floor
    Chapter 5: Activity Boards and Meetings
    Chapter 6: Using One-Point Lessons
    Additional Resources
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