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Single Minute Exchange of Die or S.M.E.D is a process for changing over production equipment from one part number to another in as little time and as quickly as possible. S.M.E.D refers to the main target of reducing all changeover times to a single digit or less than 10 minutes.
Each element of the changeover is analysed to see if it can be eliminated, moved, simplified, or streamlined. There are four main benefits to implementing SMED:
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