Completeness of Equipment

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Completeness of Equipment


a correspondence of the item identification and quantity of the required various kinds of equipment to the quantity and composition required for continuous fulfillment of the production program of an enterprise. Completeness of equipment is an important prerequisite for a uniform amount of work, smooth operation of the plant, and a rational utilization of production capacity.

In a wider sense completeness of equipment is a concept including not only process equipment but also power equipment, transportation and hoisting equipment, and equipment used in auxiliary and service areas of a plant.

Furnishing complete sets of process equipment is of exceptional importance in constructing new manufacturing facilities; this factor profoundly affects the ability to start operations on time.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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