Development of the Reliability Index for Improving the Reliability of the Manufacturing Equipment

제조업 장비의 신뢰성 향상을 위한 신뢰성지수 개발

  • Received : 2016.08.31
  • Accepted : 2016.09.26
  • Published : 2016.09.25

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to measure the reliability of complex equipment. Reliability of product is one of the most important factor to achieve competitiveness in the market. While there were many researches for assessing the reliability on components and modules, research on quantitative assessment tool for equipment with many component was little because of equipment's complexity. Methods: In this article, we developed index to assess reliability management system by using IEC 60300 and Reliability Management Tool-kit. With MIR and BARS, we developed reliability index clauses relevant to reliability activities and found weight factor for each clause by survey on experts. Results: The results of this study were as follows; reliability index that can assess both management side and technology side of the company was developed. Conclusion: Using this index, we assessed the reliability of a manufacturing equipment and found out the current reliability level of the manufacturing equipment, and derived improvement points.

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