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REVISION CARDS - BATCH PRODUCTION
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WHAT IS BATCH PRODUCTION?
When tens, hundreds or even thousands of the same product, are manufactured on a production line, this is called Batch Production.
Batch production takes place on a production line. A production line is one stage of manufactured followed by another stage. A production line can be made up of several or hundreds of different stages.
Companies tend to order batches of products. Customers usually order one.
BICYCLE - BATCH PRODUCTION
CHARACTERISTICS - BATCH PRODUCTION
Production line is set up.
One task for each stage of manufacture.
Semi skilled or unskilled workers - Flexible workforce.
Production line can manufacture
Production line runs for a limited time.
EXAMPLES - BATCH MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
|1. What is batch production ? 4 marks|
|2. Name three products that are batch manufactured. 3 marks|
|3. Describe three characteristics of batch production. 3 marks|
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