Andon line or Andon display system is a visual representation of daily operations that shows where the action is needed. It is recognized as the most effective intercommunication tool because it helps the process to operate smoothly without any major hurdles or inefficiencies. It helps to build communication between workers and the development team with a combined system of digital signage on the production floor, andon lights, and email alerts.
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How Andon line or system is useful?
Andon system enables employees to notify key decision-makers about manufacturing problems so that effective corrective action can be taken. It improves the flow of information in case of problems and also improves product quality and better continuous opportunities
Real-time machine status
MTTR (Mean Time To Repair)
An MTTR is a maintenance metric that measures the average time required to troubleshoot and repair failed equipment.
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
Measuring MTBF is one way to learn more about a failure and minimize its effects. An MTBF review aids the maintenance team in reducing downtime, saving money, and operating more efficiently.
Real-time reporting keeps you informed of what’s been produced, what has not been produced, and the overall efficiency of your machines.
Live Machine Status
It allows you to connect every machine to see and understand how your entire shop floor is performing.
Andon is the easiest way to prevent unplanned downtime.
Benefits of Andon board and display System:
Improve transparency: Encourage quick responses to consistency, downtime, and safety issues.
Increase productivity: Bring immediate attention to any issues that arise during the production process.
Strengthen flexibility: Improve accountability of operators by increasing their responsibility for good production and empowering them to take action when problems occur.
Saves cost and time: Provide a simple and consistent mechanism for communicating information on the plant floor