Put Your Machine Tool Investment to Work
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, January 26, 2021
Investing in quality machine tools allows operators to power through their shift uninterrupted and with the necessary precision. And while Shibaura Machine Company, America’s high precision and high-performance machines put manufacturers at an advantage, even more can be done to increase uptime performance.
When it comes to your Shibaura Machine Company, America machines you have the ability to further outperform and increase your uptime performance by following seven basic principles that can easily be incorporated.
7 Basic Principles to Increase Machine Uptime Performance
These principles might seem small, but when they have been fully implemented the benefits stack up quickly. Ultimately the factory will see improved machine uptime, productivity, and quality which will lead to higher overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).
- Consideration of the appropriateness of the machine fixturing and tool selection beforehand to allow for maximum performance of the machine tool.
- Minimize non-cutting time by utilizing the quick-change fixturing or tooling.
- Implement redundant tooling strategies along with having pre staged tooling easily accessible to the machine operator.
- Maximize spindle availability time by utilizing offline programming and simulation software packages.
- Perform regularly scheduled periodic maintenance which is available thru Shibaura Machine Company, America.
- Keep up to date on machine operator and programming training with custom programs from Shibaura Machine Company, America.
- Connect with our factory-trained service and domestic parts support from Shibaura Machine Company, America for further guidance when you need the experts.
The basic principles laid out can be a key to success in a highly competitive industry. Semiconductor, gas & oil, aircraft, energy, medical and automobile industries alike can bring these principles into their organization to fully realize the capabilities of their machines.
Shibaura Machine Company, America has a long-standing reputation for building exceptionally reliable, high precision machines. Increasing uptime is a core driver behind the design and engineering of our machines. If you want to make your operations more efficient contact our team today.
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