1. The 3-Step Process Explains a fundamental, three-step process by which any setup can be reduced by 90% or more to remove the biggest barrier to flexible, small lot production. Establishes achievable improvement targets for each of the steps, then gives detailed examples and variations to make them happen.
2. Video Analysis Demonstrates how you can use videotape analysis to begin a setup reduction program, using an actual example. Provides a summary of other setup considerations to enhance the basic three steps. Concludes with a step-by-step example of a ten-minute setup on a 600-ton press.
3. AP Parts Cases Shows how AP Parts Company reduced setup times on a roll former and a drill press to almost zero! Includes initial video, element analysis, reduction activities and final setup.