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Taking Your Time on Repairs

Switching out a faulty part with an exact replacement gives you time to repair the bad one.

 

When something breaks on the production floor, wouldn’t it be nice if you could have everyone patiently wait while you remove the broken equipment, take it to the shop, and take your time to not only repair the obvious problem but to go through the system and bring everything up to “like new” condition? You may be surprised to learn there is a way to do that very thing, in many situations. Consider this example.

At a manufacturing plant, a critical

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