In this article, you will learn what is a product reject and how to make scrap reduction using lean manufacturing and six sigma techniques.
Rejects or scrap is the discarded material from an operation suitable for reprocessing or not.
Scrap and rejects are byproducts of an inefficient process that promote rework activities.
Scrap can be very expensive, as it can be leftover materials in excess of those needed for an assembly, or could be an entire batch of parts outside tolerances that need to be reworked or recycled.
The Principal 7 Causes of Scraps, Rejects, and Rework are:
These causes can be reduced and in most cases, preventable with the right processes, systems, and training.
Seven 7 Suggestions to Make a Scrap Reduction in your Manufacturing Operations.
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