cycle time


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Related to cycle time: Takt time, Manufacturing Cycle Time

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.
McDonnell Douglas is continuing to look at ways to cut Apache cycle time in half again by the turn of the century.
Product development cycle time reduction is an initiative which requires a re-engineering of the Mentor Graphics and Motorola relationship and a new level of commitment from both partners.
In this example, the actual current cycle time is 21 hours, somewhat better than the 25 hours considered normal.
OVO, an innovation solutions firm providing consulting, software applications and processes to reduce innovation cycle time in the "Front End" of innovation, today announced its ThinkAway service.
Handles weight to 12 lb and operates on a cycle time of about 4.
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.
TI's semiconductor research and development lab recorded the world's fastest cycle time for manufacturing an integrated circuit, popularly known as a computer chip.
Increasing throughput for the entire manufacturing operation is the same as decreasing cycle time.
OVO, a software firm providing consulting, software applications and processes to reduce innovation cycle time in the "Front End" of innovation, announced today that its Spark brainstorming application and Incubator idea management application are now available to customers over the web through a "self-service" application.