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TPM October 1, 2007

Posted by Coolguy in Six Sigma.

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) promotes group actives for greater euipment effectiveness with operators sharing responsibility for routine machine inspection, cleaning and maintenenace.

It aims to stem 6 big losses that contribute negatively to equipment effectiveness:

  1. Equipment Failure
  2. Setup and adjustments
  3. Idling and minor stoppages
  4. Reduced speed
  5. Process defects
  6. Reduced yields


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