takt time


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takt time

[′tak ‚tīm]
(industrial engineering)
The rate of customer demand, calculated by dividing the available production time by the quantity the customer requires in that time.
The reciprocal of the production rate.
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Having trialled a number of cleaning methods, the MecWash Midi was the only one that exceeded the cleanliness levels demanded by our customer, inside the required Takt time.
The major part of the takt time is adhesive bonding operations.
Using Dual-Simultaneous Programmable Pitch reduces actual conformal coating process time by 50% and virtually doubles throughput performance, especially for high takt time conformal coating processes or when multi-up panelized or patterned parts with consistent spacing are used.
Is the takt time of the process consistent with the production plan?
TAKT time is used to synchronize the pace of production with pace of sales.
An example of this change is the traditional robot cell in which static resources representing work stations or machines are distributed within the robot's mission space to reduce travel time and takt time.
He uses short paragraphs and bulleted descriptions to explain the steps of data collection and how to conduct time and motion studies, work cell line balancing and how to calculate available working time and Takt time, work cell line design, implementation tools, and creating work instructions and building production control boards.
All of these issues would have added to the takt time and made balancing the system difficult.
Cline shared three major changes that he observed from the plant floor during the first year of lean, “First, every employee in the cell became goal-driven to maintain flow to meet takt time.
The engineers also define takt times for each process and measure performance against takt time.
Waste in Production--Suppliers should balance their process using effective line balancing practices, and they should design their process to TAKT Time (the time available to complete the work).