What is takt time?

Takt time is calculated as follows -

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

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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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