Autonomation describes a feature of machine design to effect the principle of 自働化 used in the Toyota Production System (TPS) and Lean manufacturing. It may be described as `intelligent automation` or `automation with a human touch.` This type of automation implements some supervisory functions rather than production functions. At Toyota ...
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the automatic control of defects. It includes the practice of stopping machines when some deviation or variance is detected. The detection and stoppage can be effected by either a worker or a machine. Detection schemes include contact, altogether, and action step methods. Mistake-proofing as a quality control technique is a subset of autonomation. ...
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