cutting stock

cutting stock

In stone milling, slabs of suitable size and thickness from which cut stone units are fabricated.
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Cutting and packing problems include knapsack problem, strip packing, bin packing, and cutting stock problem.
Mr Edwards is among many farmers who is already reviewing his farm system with a view to cutting stock numbers.
Cutting lumber into smaller components is a typical cutting stock problem (Dyckhoff 1990).
A turnaround plan was put in place, including cost savings, the closure of loss-making stores and cutting stock.
With inflation stripped out, grocery sales volumes remained flat, impacted by retailers cutting stock levels post-Christmas.
Some of the biggest changes in the industry have occurred within business sections, such as cutting stock listings, the combination of business and news desks, and placing more breaking business news on newspaper web sites.
Demonstrating the building of traditional American designs (Colonial, Shaker, and Arts and Crafts styles), he offers chapters on custom kitchen design, cabinet design and construction, materials, bills of materials and cut lists, cutting stock to size, face frames, door construction, case construction, finishing, door and drawer installation, cabinet installation, and building and installing laminate counters.
We report on a user-friendly decision support system (DSS) for solving specific cutting stock problem from a smaller wood-processing company.
It was able to grow profits by cutting stock levels by 17 per cent and reducing the number of items that were put into its clearance sale, while resisting the temptation to compete with retailers through promotions.
He said cutting stock would continue and debts should be "reduced significantly" by next year.
Grip cutting stock firmly against the jig and use it as a guide for cutting 45-degree angles.
The band saw maintains the original Twister's wide cutting capacity of up to 14"x20", miters up to 60 deg, and picks up where the manual original leaves off by automatically cutting lengths of up to 240", feeding the cutting stock in preset lengths, and turning off when the job is finished.