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Autonomation - definition(s)

Autonomation - A form of automation in which machinery automatically inspects each item after producing it and ceases production and notifies humans if a defect is detected. Toyota expanded the meaning of jidohka to include the responsibility of all workers to function similarly"”to check every item produced and, if a defect is detected, make no more until the cause of the defect has been identified and corrected. Also see jidohka / jidoka.

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Source: American Society for Quality, 06 September 2010 12:30:01, External




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