Downtime Analysis of Tube Filling and Carton Packing Machine at FMCG Company

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Volume-28 Number-9
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Paragjyoti Baishya, Ajoy Krishna Dutta
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V28P283


Paragjyoti Baishya, Ajoy Krishna Dutta"Downtime Analysis of Tube Filling and Carton Packing Machine at FMCG Company", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V28(9),438-446 October 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Improvement of both the product quality and productivity is mandatory for a company in order to sustain in this competitive market. In the recent times, manufacturing industries have to face a tough competition from its rivals for its existence in the market. This can be done only with the availability of machines in the industry. One can also say that by making the machines available for long time without breakdown can improve both its quality and productivity. Total Productive Maintenance aims to increase the availability of machines by the reduction of Downtime or Breakdown time of machines. The aim of this study is to find out the major breakdown that causes maximum production loss of the company using Pareto Analysis. Also Cause and Effect Diagram is conducted to explore the possible causes for the breakdown. Some counter measures are suggested as corrective action towards the end so that Downtime of machine can be reduced.


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Downtime, Total Productive Maintenance, Pareto Analysis, Cause and Effect Diagram.