machine utilization


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machine utilization

the extent to which the productive capacity of a machine is used during a specified period of time. Machine utilization can be expressed as a percentage, for example:

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Higher machine utilization levels should support continued strong aftermarket parts opportunities.
Other features include advanced hour meters that record engine and drill operating time for accurate machine utilization information and pre-set maintenance reminders.
With productivity improvements of more than 50 percent, better machine utilization and substantially longer tool life, the method PrimeTurning has a huge potential, Lf says.
2, which is available for iOS and Android devices, allows customers to check the Digester's real-time status, track the machine utilization and view operational alerts and alarms.
Operational metrics: Questions address performance measures including scrap rate, setup time, machine utilization, on-time delivery, and more.
Automating the loading and unloading of machines results in increased production rates and increased machine utilization (or OEE).
What once was used primarily for simple service alerts and machine location tracking can now be used for machine utilization reporting and recommending improvements to the aforementioned operator behaviors that drive up costs, such as brake usage, idle times and engine RPMs.
The new report provides a detailed forecast and analysis of supply, demand and machine utilization each year from 2014-2019 in each global region, including China, Southern Asia (India) and Africa.
High-volume manufacturing economics rely on high machine utilization rates; stopping machines to replace empty reels is an enormous drain on efficiency and profitability.
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).

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