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Batch

A group of instruments, especially checks and other demands for payment, that a company keeps for processing later in the day. For example, if a retailer is paid with 30 checks in a given morning, these checks collectively are called a batch. Using batches is becoming less common among retailers as customers increasingly pay with debit and credit cards. A batch is also called a block.
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* Reduce batching cycle time and provide flexibility and increased mix distribution;
[15] developed an optimal solution algorithm for a special type of 3-level batching problem that has tapering discount structure in unit processing cost of batched item: that is, [mathematical expression not reproducible] for any l.
Also weighing equipment and batching control systems.
Vibratory feeding equipment includes batching systems, single-ingredient and multi-ingredient systems, continuous feeder systems, stream-out feeders, and volumetric feeders.
A minor ingredient rubber compound batching system for 16 different powdered chemicals is featured in the company's one-page bulletin.
Although some materials and processes lend themselves to volumetric dischargers using batch timers and calibrated feed rates to measure material discharged, much more consistent, reliable results are obtained with weigh batching dischargers.
The correct design of the flow of raw materials, the respect for the work environment, the reliability of the batching operation and their accuracy are all bases for obtaining an intermediate high quality product which will guarantee the success of the following work phases.
That depends on load cells, batching software, and dispensing mechanisms such as air-actuated slide gates, pinch valves, auger feeders, and vibratory feeders.
Minor ingredient batching can attain a level of semiautomatic operation with a minimum use of floor space with the installation of BTI's Minors Carousel System.
Systems completely automated with variable-speed, master/slave, and batching controls.
Three types of gravimetric blending systems include an inexpensive gain-in-weight batch blender, a loss-weight batching blender, and a continuous loss-in-weight blending system.
The 402B series offers batching loss-in-weight blending for extrusion control and virtually all blending applications.