An instructor for John Deere Harvester Works (East Moline, Illinois) says one of the smartest Poka-yoke solutions his teams came up with stemmed from a gearbox assembled without oil, and mounted on a machine, which required replacement after factory tests. The team streamlined production with a simple proximity switch that opened after all components were…

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5.5.3 Improve process/product performance

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