continuous operation


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continuous operation

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs äp·ə′rā·shən]
(engineering)
A process that operates on a continuous flow (materials or time) basis, in contrast to batch, intermittent, or sequenced operations.
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All units tested for up to 600 operations/min, and for over 200 million continuous operations without component failure.
Automated control systems should be designed to sustain continuous operations with only routine preventive maintenance, inspections and cleanup.
Dick Butrovich, GE Limerick site representative, said the majority of BWRs in their second cycle of operation do not surpass 200 days of continuous operation, let alone 378 days.
If the refill system is leaking material into the feeder during continuous operation, the loss-in-weight feeder will compensate by feeding more material.
Proximity-based Handheld Access provides hands-free smartphone or PDA access and continuous operation that promotes safer use of mobile devices while driving.
The Valuline is designed to provide continuous operation, a double filtration area and a low maintenance, seal-less system for the filtration of polyolefins, styrenes and other non-technical polymers.
3-compliant Telum 200-SATA AdvancedMC module is available in multiple - configurations, including standard or continuous operation (extended duty cycle) hard drives.
Units have sealed membrane switches and run on one to three 9-v batteries with 500 hours of continuous operation per battery.
Operational temperatures are +600[degrees]F (315[degrees]C) for continuous operation, and +900[degrees]F (482[degrees]C) for intermittent exposure.
The waterproof design of the Optio W20 meets the JIS Class 8 waterproof standard, enabling it to withstand up to 30 minutes of continuous operation at an underwater depth of up to five feet.
Now in its 33rd year of continuous operation, RKS designs and delivers marketing research and public opinion polling products and services for electric, gas and water utilities, plus their major associations.
After more than 128 years of continuous operation and five generations of family ownership, the business today is larger, stronger and more diversified than ever.

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