work cycle

work cycle

[′wərk ‚sī·kəl]
(industrial engineering)
A sequence of tasks, operations, and processes, or a pattern of manual motions, elements, and activities that is repeated for each unit of work.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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According to the minister, the ministry has launched a global tender for automating the work cycle within the Egyptian Tax Authority.
We will rely on Clara to help us look across all aspects of the Regions work cycle to incorporate diversity and inclusion best practices."
Process, material, work cycle, ambient conditions, and criteria such as throughput, precision, geometry tolerances, size of the machining surface, and contours, all make different demands on the automation platforms.
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The new robots uses the company's 'EASY' software system, which allows the operator to implement a work cycle for the robot in harmony with the operations of the thermforming machine.
It is equipped with one warning and three working (two front, one rear) lights; adjustable steering column and pedal; hand grip operation; hour and resettable work cycle counters; joystick, horn and radio; and, heated cabin.
However, she added, the surge in implementing the development plan from 56 percent to 80 percent over the past three years "is a quantum leap." She hoped implementation would reach 95 percent if paper work cycle was shortened.
In 2016 at the 26th Universal Postal Congress, the member countries are expected to adopt the new world postal strategy or roadmap for the new work cycle, commencing in 2017.
NNA - Finance Minister, Ali Hassan Khalil, said that the financial measures would be weak if the political life was not reactivated by launching the work cycle of legislative institutions.