Methodology and considerations for setup operations in production

Autores UPV
Revista Tecnica Industrial


The design of machines or production lines has always considered its efficiency as the more important parameter to be considered, and it still refuses to contemplate the need of elaborating different products in the same machines, which maximizes the production time of setup operations, increasing the production global cost and increasing the production lot size. This paper proposes a group of elements to be considered in the machine design and production lines to reduce the time of setup process, to increase the safety of the process and to reduce the lot size to adapt to the market demand.