What is takt time?

Takt time is calculated as follows -

takt-time calculation



Takt time is usually expressed in seconds so that even the smallest improvement can be measured.

takt time and cycle time

It is normal to check the cycle times of all processes - if the cycle time is greater than the takt time then kaizen should be used to make it either less than or equal to the takt time.

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