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CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION

V. Ryan 2002 - 2009

 

Give an example of a continuous production line you have experienced during an industrial visit and state how it satisfies the characteristics outlined below.

 

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PRODUCT

Long production runs on the same type of product.

Rigid product specifications.

System is usually inflexible because it cannot be altered to accept changes in specification easily.

High investment costs

Highly specialised plant

Production process equipment is arranged in operational sequence.

Stoppages in the flow of production have to be corrected quickly because the production line could be immobilised.

Materials are normally transferred from one operation to the next by a mechanised system or pipes

 
 

 

 

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