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Six Sigma in Battery Assembly of Skid-Steer Loader

  • R. Kaja Bantha NavasEmail author
  • S. Prakash
  • M. Mithun
  • Abhishekshivram
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)

Abstract

Lead–acid battery is the vital part of any automobile, which is used to start the engine, and powers the electric controller and accessories. Quality of the battery determines the smooth starting of engine and working of electric accessories in the vehicles. A damaged battery due to wrong assembly method leads to reduced battery life and frequent starting problems in the working field. This paper eliminates cost of poor quality involved in the assembly of battery on the machine by eliminating the rejection, rework, battery surface damages, and operator fatigue by using Six Sigma methodology with improved quality by using an effective battery mounting bracket design.

Keywords

Six Sigma DMAIC Battery design and assembly Skid-steer loader 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringSathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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