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  1. Lower manufacturing costs (faster changeovers mean less equipment down time).
  2. Smaller lot sizes (faster changeovers enable more frequent product changes).
  3. Smoother startups (standardized changeover processes improve consistency and quality).


SMED (Single-Minute Exchange of Dies) is a system for dramatically reducing the time it takes to complete equipment changeovers.

The name SMED comes from the goal of reducing changeover times to the "single" digits (i.e. less than 10 minutes).

This documents contain step by step implementation of SMED process.
Topics :-
Why SMED is important for Companies
Disadvantages of Large-Lot Production
Benefits of Shortening Changeover Time with - SMED
SMED's Conceptual Stages & Practical Techniques
SMED Conceptual Stages
Changeover Time - Data Collection Sheet
Separating Internal & External Setup
Conversion of Internal Setup to External Setup
Practical Techniques that help shift
Effects of SMED Application

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