This page reviews the commonly used acronym DOWNTIME that classifies the eight ways that waste can occur in a manufacturing process.

Caster Connection. 8 Waste Types of DOWNTIME. Published September 7, 2016. Available in html format.

This Recommendation was added to the website on 2019-02-14 and was last modified on 2020-02-29. You can find similar pages at Quality improvement.

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