balancing delay

balancing delay

[′bal·əns·iŋ di‚lā]
(industrial engineering)
In motion study, idleness of one hand while the other is active to catch up.
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According to EH&E's engineers, the most common problems experienced by owners and facility managers upon occupancy are equipment start-up deficiencies and balancing delays, either of which can result in many thousands of dollars in unexpected maintenance costs and hundreds of hours of downtime or employee inconvenience.
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