Constant Number Method

The Constant Number Method (or Fixed-Value Method) is a Poka Yoke technique making sure the operator makes a certain number of movements and/oruses a fixed number of parts at each step Examples: Dispensers feeding the prescribed amount of parts into a part bin such...

Sequence Method

The Sequence Method (or Motion-Step Method) is a Poka Yoke technique that prevents and detects errors stemming from an improper sequence of events. It makes sure that the prescribed steps of the process are being followed in a certain order. Examples: Component boxes...

Contact Method

The Contact Method is a Poka Yoke technique using a part’s physical attributes such as its color, shape, size, dimensions or weight to prevent or detect errors. Examples: Color-coding for cables and connectors (e.g. between your computer and monitor)Dimension...

Poka Yoke

Poka Yoke (Japanese for “mistake-proofing”) is the toolbox to avoid defective products or services by avoiding mistakes. You probably remember Murphy’s Law “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong”. Accordingly, the goal of Poka Yoke is...
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