machine utilization


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machine utilization

[mə′shēn ‚yüd·əl·ə′zā·shən]
(engineering)
The percentage of time that a machine is actually in use.
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makespan and machine utilization) of proposed heuristics and compare them with the existing heuristics (see later).
Although organizational-type delays exist in grinding operations on steep terrain, it is also necessary to analyze the effect of road accessibility in machine utilization. Acuna et al.
While assigning the RMT configurations to the production stages only objective considered is cost which would lead to missing the RMS configurations having high machine utilization with slightly higher cost.
Proudfoot installed an infrastructure and standardized processes for the human resources function and complemented this foundation with an improved recruitment and selection process, an education and training program, and a performance management system, which led to a 52% increase in productivity and a 31% improvement in machine utilization.
cost, machine utilization, machine reconfigurability and operational capability by applying the Nondominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm II (NSGA II).
* Efficiency relating to machine utilization, mold cavitation and cycle time;
With the Label Traxx Auto Traxx encoder, label printers can increase machine utilization and reduce data errors significantly.
There were also included the number of finished parts, machine utilization and flow time in objective function besides the costs which represents the important goals of production.
Nagarur and Azeem [7] observe the effect of component commonality and machine flexibility in a manufacturing system and found that the make span decreases, whereas machine utilization and factor productivity increase by the introduction of commonality to the existing system.
The modular design enables the use of customized manufacturing configurations, resulting in lower investment costs and efficient machine utilization.

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