Chapter 6-Part B

Chapter 6-Part B - andFacilityLayout SumanNiranjan I n 1 2...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/5/10 Chapter 6 – Process Selection  and Facility Layout Suman Niranjan
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1/5/10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 0 I n Ou t Worker s A U-Shaped Production Line 22
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1/5/10 Dept. A Dept. B Dept. D Dept. C Dept. F Dept. E Used for Intermittent processing Job Shop or Batch Processes Process Layout (functional) Process Layout 33
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1/5/10 Advantages and  Advantages Can handle a  variety of processing requirements Not particularly vulnerable to equipment failures Equipment used is less costly Possible to use individual incentive systems Disadvantages In-process inventory costs can be high Challenging routing and scheduling Equipment utilization rates are low Material handling slow and inefficient Complexities often reduce span of supervision 44
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1/5/10 Fixed Position and Cellular Layouts Fixed Position Layout:  Layout in which the product or project remains  stationary, and workers, materials, and equipment  are moved as needed. Nature of the product dictates this type of layout Weight Size  Bulk Large construction projects Cellular Production Layout in which machines are grouped into a cell  55
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1/5/10 Process Layout - work travels  to dedicated process centers Millin g Assembl y & Test Grindin g Drilli ng Platin g Process Layout 66
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