machine interference

machine interference

[mə′shēn ‚in·tər′fir·əns]
(industrial engineering)
A situation in which two or more units of equipment simultaneously require service.
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Our state of the art spinning and denim fabric manufacturing facilities are designed to ensure minimum amount of materials handling, to avoid bottlenecks, minimize machine interference, ensure competent employees' morale and safety, and to ensure flexibility in our products.
In short, the Singularity would lift machine interference in daily life several levels above a mobile phone chirrup interrupting a beer with your friend.
To understand and quantify the impact of truck machine interference and road characteristics, we visited 21 different biomass recovery operations in Oregon and Washington that allowed us to develop different cases that represent the most common situations that a manager can face in operations on steep terrain.
To ensure the integrity of the mill turn function, Mori Seiki has developed the third generation of its MAPPS III panel computer equipped with machine interference check and high-speed fixed cycle functionality.
What he was in effect doing was assuming that the machines are in a fixed location, and any job needing a particular machine has to be linked by a dotted line (or arrow) to it to show both the resource precedence (machine interference) as well as job interference constraints.
Our state of the art spinning and denim fabric manufacturing facilities are designed to ensure minimum amount of materials handling, to avoid bottlenecks, to minimize machine interference, to ensure high employee morale and safety, and to ensure flexibility.
To ensure the integrity of the mill turn function, Mori Seiki has developed the MAPPS III third generation panel computer equipped with machine interference check and high-speed fixed cycle functionality.
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