Visual control final presentationPresentation Transcript
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What is visual control? Visual control is the principle of increasing efficiency and effectiveness simply by deliberately making things visible. When things are visible, they are kept in conscious mind. It also serves to ensure that everyone has a common viewpoint of what is being displayed.
Types of visual contols INDICATOR SIGNAL CONTROL
INDICATOR POWER LEVEL: Low DESCRIPTION: An indicator only provides information about the immediate environment or situation. Indicators are passive and people may not notice them or respond to them.
EXAMPLES OF INDICATORS STREET SIGNALS AUTO FUEL GAUGE LEVEL INDICATORS AISLE MARKINGS
SIGNAL POWER LEVEL: medium DESCRIPTION: Signals grab our attention with visual (or audible) alarms. People may still choose to ignore signals but they usually perceive them.
EXAMPLES OF SIGNALS TRAFFIC LIGHTS AIRCRAFT STALL WARNING
CONTROL POWER LEVEL: High DESCRIPTION: Controls limit behavior through strong visual messages or physical restrictions as an action takes place.
EXAMPLES OF CONTROL TRAFFIC GATES
Benefits of visual control Correct the problems Reduce manufacturing costs and possible waste Shorten production lead time and thus keep the delivery due date Reduce inventory Ensure a safe and comfortable working environment Increase company's profit
How to implement visual control Organize a program committee.
Develop a plan and budget.
Collect and develop examples and cases of problems or accidents.
Publicly announce the start of the program to your company.
Provide training and education to employees.
Select a day and have everybody apply visual control in his/her own working area.
Evaluate the results of visual control Self-Examination and take corrective actions.
Two types of visual control implementation ACTUAL ANALOG
ACTUAL Examples of actual items that can be implemented through visual control are items that are designed to designate a location/position for each item, indicate quantity including inventory levels, distinguish items from each other and specify form.
ANALOG Analog items that can be implemented through visual control are seen in the following examples: colors, shapes, symbols, characters, numbers, graphs, electronic lights, sound, touch, smell, taste etc
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Some Common Visual Applications Color-coded pipes and wires Painted floor areas for good stock, scrap, trash etc Shadow boards for parts and tools Indicator lights Production status boards Directions of flow indicators
Real time example- Pull board
CONCLUSION Better implementation of other procedures that are too tedious and complicated to understand. Helps enhance innovative process. It allows them to better enhance the overall efficiency of the company.