The third generation of MTM was developed by the Swedish Association of MTM in the years 19701. In the same logic as version 2, it consists of a new simplification of the MTM while remaining reliable at 95%. It allows to be 2 times faster than the MTM2, ie, to analyze in one day, a cycle of operations of 4 minutes.
- Handling – H : This is the combination of Get (Release, Reach, Grasp) and Put (Move, Position) of the MTM2. It is a matter of taking control of an object with the hand or fingers and placing it in another place.
- Transport – T : It is a simplification of the movements move and Position of the MTM1. It is about placing the object in a new place with the hand and the fingers. The difference with Handling is that at the beginning of movement the hand or finger already has control of the object.
- Step and foot movements (SF): This category combines the movements of the feet and the walking of the MTM2. The remaining definitions are the same as for the MTM2. Whatever the movement, a step, a foot movement… we give a value of 18 TMU.
- Bending, getting up – B : This category defines a movement where the body changes its vertical position, whether to bend, kneel… In the same way as for the MTM2, whatever the movement, kneel, rise… a time of 61 TMU is allocated.
- Crank can be understood as a transport. Apply pressure, re-enter or even eye movements are included in handling and transport.
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