Andon light Definition


What are andon lights?

This column of lights is an alarm system that is designed to signal a visual anomaly at a workstation. The different colors allow for a precise indication of the actual state of the anomaly. The light column is configured to adapt to different alarm thresholds and therefore emergencies.

  • A green color indicates a working condition
  • An orange color indicates a minor fault
  • And finally, red is an emergency that indicates an alert detection.

This tool participates in the quality control of the production line. Thus you will have a total visibility and transparency of the production process and will increase your productivity. A reduction in costs follows

Andon light comes from japanese and means “light” or “lamp”. In manufacturing sites, andon refers to a system that is used for alarm and information.

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