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Repair Tricks from the Manufacturer

Rely on manufacturers of manufacturing equipment for in-depth knowledge of how their product can be repaired most efficiently and effectively

In many plants, repairs too often rely on “craft capability.” This means no standardized methodology, no written procedures, and little sharing of knowledge. Any ten people might repair the same item ten different ways. This results in problems such as missing a critical step or incorrectly diagnosing the problem and thus repairing the wrong thing.

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