positioning time

positioning time

[pə′zish·ən·iŋ ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The time required for a storage medium such as a disk to be positioned and for read/write heads to be properly located so that the desired data can be read or written.
(mechanical engineering)
The time required to move a machining tool from one coordinate position to the next.
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The platform provides 360-degree swing capacity which reduces positioning time when laying pipe.
The navigation tools on the M10 can be compared to the Garmin nE-vi 1410, with a fast GPS positioning time of 33 seconds.
The positioning and location technology used to develop the system is totally new and offers many advantages in comparison to conventional GPS navigators, such as more precise urban location techniques, reduced positioning time and better coverage.
This network assistance achieves a significant decrease in positioning time and mobile handset power consumption.
Faster rotation and faster clamping reduce the pallet positioning time by 25 percent.
You would need at least 15 drives on the bus because the head positioning time is the dominant factor.
Positioning time from rivet to rivet at a distance of 22 mm, including program correction, is 1.
Participants pay only for actual flight time, never for deadheading or positioning time.
Minimized wear and tear, lower maintenance requirements, and optimized positioning times.
The benefits of this system range from very short setup and positioning times to an easy storage of slitting recipes to a decrease in material waste.
The J3's high torque motor can operate at up to 6000 rpm, and with a speed frequency response of 900 Hz, can shorten positioning times.