It is understood perfectly by the name TPM (total productive maintenance) i.e. “A maintenance Strategy aimed at to maximize plant and equipment effectiveness to achieve optimum life cycle cost of production equipment, or in other words, keeping equipment in a position to produce at maximum capacity, the expected quality products, with no unscheduled stops which includes zero breakdowns, zero downtimes, and maximum production efficiency.” TPM is an innovative Japanese concept. The origin of TPM can be traced back to 1951 when preventive maintenance was introduced in Japan. The ideas of TQM (Total Quality Management) and the concepts of PM (Preventive …

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Industrial Safety Precautions on different machines & Hand tools

Safety Precautions For Different Hand Tools The following safety precautions or guidelines are generally adopted for every hand tool or cutting tool. They must be strictly followed for safety. Hammers A hammer is a tool consisting of a weighted “head” fixed to a long handle that is swung to deliver an impact to a small area of an object. Hammers used to drive nails into wood, to shape metal (as with a forge), or to crush rock. Hammers are used for a wide range of driving, shaping, and breaking applications. Some safety precautions for operating hammers are as follows: Never operate the hammer unless its head is tightly fixed …

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Industrial Safety, Accidents & Prevention

“The management of all operations and procedures in an industry in order to protect its employees and assets by minimizing hazards, risks, accidents, and near misses” called the Industrial Safety. What Are Industrial Accidents? The accidents are the mishaps leading injury to man, machines, or tools and equipment and may cause injury and result either death or temporary disablement or permanent disablement of the industrial employees.  The accidents are unwanted events or mishaps that result in some sort of injury to men, material, machines, tools, equipment, and semi or finished product hence, a loss to the whole establishment. [irp posts=”3070″ …

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What is Industrial Safety? Importance, Objectives and planning

Most of today’s advanced & computer-controlled industrial processes involve large amounts of energy and have the potential for devastating accidents. So a well-engineered & reliable industrial safety system is essential for protection against those accidents and loss of life. The safety movement was initially started in 1912 with the first cooperative safety congress and the organization of the national safety council of the USA. What is Industrial Safety? As per Wikipedia : “An industrial safety system is a countermeasure crucial in any hazardous plants such as oil and gas plants and nuclear plants. They are used to protect humans, industrial plants, and the environment in case of the process …

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What is Industrial Maintenance? Definition, Types, and cost

We often heard about Maintenance in our daily life, it is an important process to keep something functional. It can be in the industry or in household appliances. No machine can work for a long time without proper maintenance. In this article, we are going to discuss various methods used for maintaining machines in working conditions in industry, i.e industrial maintenance. The dictionary defines maintenance as “the work of keeping something in proper condition” or “the process of preserving a condition or situation“. What is Industrial Maintenance The technical meaning of Industrial Maintenance is ” the practice of keeping the …

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Manufacturing Processes : Detailed fundamental Guide

Humans are making things as per their requirements. Primitive humans made weapons with wood and stone, made wheels after that they gradually made things with metals. Making things has been an essential activity of human civilizations since before recorded history. Today, the term manufacturing is used for this activity. For technological and economic reasons, manufacturing is important to the welfare of all of us. What is Manufacturing Process? Making things has been an essential activity of human civilizations since before recorded history. Today, the term manufacturing is used for this activity. The word manufacture is derived from two Latin words, …

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Press Tool Design Basics : Sheet Metal Stamping process

The press tool ( commonly known as die/ dies) is an assembly of die, punch, punch plate, punch backplate, stripper plate, etc. to produce sheet metal components/ stamped parts from the flat metal sheet. For More information on press tools: sheet-metal-stamping.html Press Working Terminology Before designing the sheet metal stamping process Press tool, it is necessary to understand the configuration and components of the press tool. The press tool consists of Punch/ Punches, Die, Punch Plate, Backup plate, Stripper, ejectors many more components. To better understand the main components of the press and dies, just have a look at the …

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What is Sheet Metal Stamping Process

Today we are surrounded by sheet metal objects like automotive parts, Car body, Disk-Brake, Gaskets, Door/ window hardware, Electronic appliances components, and cabinets, coins,  Cooking, or serving utensils i.e. plate, spoons, glasses, etc. Almost every sheet metal product is made by Metal Stamping. What is the Sheet Metal  Stamping Process? As per Wikipedia Sheet Metal stamping  (also known as pressing) is the process of placing flat sheet metal in either blank or coil form into a stamping press where a tool and die surface forms the metal into a net shape. In simple words, we can understand it as Sheet …

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LED or Light Emitting Diodes: Definitive Basic Guide

Ever seen small bulbs probably in size of a millimeter that we mostly use in decorating our house, shop, etc in Christmas, New Year, Diwali, or any other occasion? They are LED Bulbs. Though very tiny but they glow brightly in the dark. Some of them just glow constantly, and some of them switch their state On/Off and vice-versa. I hope you have got an idea of what we are going to discuss in this article. If not, see the image below for better understanding. Yes, we are going to learn about Light Emitting diodes and LED lights their working, …

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Different Types of Electrical Panels and their benefits

Electrical panels are the home to electrical housing and electrical components. They are useful towards securing all the electrical components and provides for cost-effective reliability as well. They also provide for a well classified and neatly categorized substation from where you can control the functioning of many of the electrical components and circuits. Electrical panels can vary in their strength and size and may take the form of main breaker panel, the main lug panel and the sub panel. The electrical panel is also the place where the different breaker components and switches are located. The new building electric codes …

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