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The use of autonomous maintenance in the fertilizer industry in Zimbabwe

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dc.contributor.author Mushiri, Tawanda
dc.contributor.author Mugwindiri, K.
dc.contributor.author Mbohwa, Charles
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-16T09:10:47Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-16T09:10:47Z
dc.date.issued 2016-07
dc.identifier.citation Mushiri, T., Mugwindiri, K., & Mbohwa, C. (2016). The use of autonomous maintenance in the fertilizer industry in Zimbabwe. Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, San Francisco, USA, (Vol. 2), pp 900-904. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10646/3368
dc.description Conference paper en_US
dc.description.abstract The paper aims to give a guideline on the use and implementation of Autonomous Maintenance in a typical manufacturing facility. It details the chronic and perennial problems besetting typical developing countries maintenance regime scenarios. It then proffers a simple but concise paradigm shift toward the adoption and use of Autonomous Maintenance. A thorough literature exposé is articulated which it is hoped should cement the benefits of Autonomous Maintenance. Autonomous Maintenance is a dynamic, team-based methodology that involves all employees in identifying and eliminating equipment related losses such as equipment failure, inconsistent adjustment procedures, lengthy set-up time, idling and minor stoppages, processing defects and reduced production yields among others. The importance of teams in goal attainment is highlighted and finally the paper concludes by articulating the World famous 5’s due to Nakajima and incorporates these in the implementation of Autonomous Maintenance. en_US
dc.language.iso en_ZW en_US
dc.subject Manufacturing en_US
dc.subject Developing countries en_US
dc.subject Maintenance en_US
dc.subject Fertiliser en_US
dc.subject Automation en_US
dc.subject Autonomous maintenance en_US
dc.title The use of autonomous maintenance in the fertilizer industry in Zimbabwe en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.contributor.authoremail tawandanda.mushiri@gmail.com en_US
dc.contributor.authoremail kmugwindiri@eng.uz.ac.zw en_US
dc.contributor.authoremail cmbohwa@uj.ac.za en_US


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