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Safety Precautions while Working on Lathe Machine

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One should always be sure that all guards are in place before running the machine. 2. Always clamp the work and tool properly with correct size of work and tool holding device. 3. Always keep the machine clear of tools. 4. Machine should be stopped before making measurements or adjustments. 5. Wear an apron or a properly fitted shop coat. ... Read More »

Safety by Workplace Layout and Proper Working Conditions

Some safety using workplace layout and proper working conditions are given as under: 1. A suitable layout and proper working conditions play an important role in preventing accidents which would have otherwise occurred. 2. Moving path or passage ways should be clearly marked and never be obstructed. 3. Every employee should have enough space to move and operate the machine. ... Read More »

Types of Layouts

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The fulfilling the objectives of a good layout as per yearly product requirement and product types, the layouts are classified into four major categories namely fixed or position layout, line or product layout, process or functional layout and combination or group layout. Each kind of layouts is explained with respective merit, demerits and application as under. Fixed or Position Layout ... Read More »

Merits of a good plant layout

The main advantages of a good plant layout involve effectively and economical utilization of entire floor space of the plant, increased rate of production, reduced men and machine hours per unit of production, reduced material handling, minimal production delays, effective utilization of men, machinery, material and other factory support services, reduced overall production time, elimination of large amount of paper ... Read More »

Objectives of a good plant layout

Good plant layout comprises of best possible arrangement of the buildings, men, machine and materials for processing a under taken product. The main objectives of a good plant layout involves minimum material movement, smooth flow of the product in the plant, full utilization of the space of the plant, provide adequate safety and satisfaction to the plant workers, evolve sufficient ... Read More »