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batch processing

Etymology: ME, baten, to bake
a processing mode used with computers in which accumulated similar programs and input data are processed simultaneously.

batch processing

Chemistry
The analysis of clinical specimens in a grouped “run”, which contrasts with the more labour-intensive testing of individual specimens.
 
Microbiology
The induction of bacterial growth in a closed-system bioreactor with a specific amount of nutrients; once nutrients are consumed, the system is drained of product and bacteria and a new “batch” of bacteria and nutrients are placed in the system.

batch processing,

n 1. data processing in which a number of similar input data items are grouped together and processed during a single machine run with the same program.
2. the processing of a group of instruments through sterilization or disinfection.
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Internal tracking in the factory and good batch control, essential for traceability, is not actually a legal requirement.
Without cumbersome programming, PLCs are only capable of controlling the number and quantity of ingredients used in batch processing, which limits their flexibility for batch processing, which limits their flexibility for batch processors," said Larry McDonald, manager of GE Fanuc's batch control program.
The continuous or batch control Type 8055 incorporates two transistor outputs (40VDC, 100mA), 0/4-20mA current output and RS485.
The continuous or batch control unit incorporates two transistor outputs (40VDC, 100mA), 0/4-20mA current output and RS485.
Small Powder System prepackages small additives in low-melt polyethylene bags for direct addition to the mix and has accurate batch control of 32 bins in multiformulation with auto-bag form/fill/seal.
Food suppliers need to tighten up their batch control and record-keeping or risk falling foul of traceability requirements in the EU General Food Law, which comes into force in January experts have warned.
Incoming-, production-, and batch control can be performed with the integral comprehensive Quality Control module.
Loadcells tend to be something that are used when the inventory really amounts to some significant dollars, or you're starting to get into a batch control process to control the ingredients being mixed," says Daniel J.
The industrially hardened NEMA 4 controller can manage up to 16 different process variables, perform batch control (concurrently executing up to four recipes), and process up to 225 analog and digital input/output channels.
For example, the discrete input can be used as a totalizer reset, the discrete output can control a valve in conjunction with the integrated batch control software, the frequency output enables a quick connection for proving applications, or the mA output can be used to tie into existing or legacy control systems.
The probe relays real-time measurements to the batch control operator, who has full insight into the effects of mixing time, batch sequencing, and mix design materials on form- or bed-bound concrete.
Water meters from Eurobake are available in three model variants including the DOMIX 45 which offers a 80-programme memory for exact recipe control for automatic batch control.