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OEE White Paper

Capital Time: Total potential hours, 24×7. Shift Time: The time the machine is crewed by  operators, measured as the duration from shift start to shift end.  Open Time: Also known as “Planned Production Time”, the total time the machine was planned to operate for. Production Time: Actual time the machine could produce, excludes setup time. Run Time: Time the machine…

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OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) is the manufacturing standard for measuring how effectively a manufacturing operation is utilised and is commonly used to improve manufacturing productivity. Achieving 100% OEE means running all the time, at top speed, with no waste. Most processes have some losses and every industry has different OEE benchmarks. To help identify and ultimately remedy sources of loss, our…

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