machine capability

machine capability

[mə¦shēn ‚kā·pə′bil·əd·ē]
(industrial engineering)
A qualitative or quantitative statement of the performance potential of a specific item of power equipment.
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has announced the addition of a 16m machining center to enhance its large machine capability along with the opening of a new steel fabrication facility.
Quick-attach systems are the perfect answer for jobs that call for machine capability and versatility," says Betsy Haskell of National Attachments, Gorham, Maine.
This gives the machine capability to grind all kinds of conductive metals with no burr, heat or distortion, and scrap is reduced due to precise electrolyte conductivity.
A quick yardstick for objectively measuring machine capability is Hunkar's Class Factor system, a nine-level scale in which Class 1 indicates the tightest and Class 9 the loosest degree of control.
The next benefit to be realized is the establishment of the machine capability.
NEW - Shotscope FX portable analyzer can be moved from machine to machine for set-up, troubleshooting, machine capability studies, and part quality checks.
Hunkar calls this "current machine capability," or CMC.
These studies establish machine capability before making parts, rather than inferring it from SPC data on parts already made.
The Universal Data Option with Java Virtual Machine capability is scheduled for beta test in the second quarter of 1998 with general availability planned for end of year 1998.
Loveland, Ohio, is a stand-alone SPC and process analyzer that provides all the information needed for machine capability studies or individual machine process documentation for ISO/QS 9000.
Clarity Software is one of the first companies to offer a complete Web faxing solution that combines both Internet and traditional fax machine capability in a single package.