cycle time


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cycle time

The period between regular events, e.g., inflations of an automated blood pressure monitor.
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The potential importance of cycle time as an adjunct to competitive behaviors reflects the quickened pace of international business activities due to advances in communication, distribution, information, production technologies, and the advent of supply chain management.
There is a definite balance between product cycle time and the quality of that product.
In this example, the actual current cycle time is 21 hours, somewhat better than the 25 hours considered normal.
With our ThinkAway offering, we are working with customers to shorten the cycle time from an abstract idea to a physical representation of the idea, as well as encouraging the implementation of innovative ideas.
Gate-Cutting Robot completes gate cutting and sorting within injection molding cycle time.
Since overall hardening of softer TPUs is heavily dependent on this phase separation, this factor alone can be the main determination of the overall cycle time of a specific polymer.
But it has also reduced cycle time by replacing humans with part loading robots, and increased flexibility by ousting old hydraulic robots in favor of new simple and more agile electric robots However, one of the biggest boons to the department's productivity is the result of the greater accuracy with which parts it machines are cast and forged.
Coremaking cycle times include total time from blow to blow.
Increasing productive capacity through elimination of bottlenecks, optimizing batch sizes and increasing efficiency will decrease cycle time as well as increase throughput.
Our innovation applications reduce the cycle time from idea to product or service.
The VMI 348-S is said to have a short cycle time because of optimized concurrent build sequences utilizing two drums to reach the best possible cycle time, taking into consideration the physical limits of the materials that are handled in the machine.