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cycle

noun age, alternation, circle, circuit, consecution, course, eon, epoch, era, flow, period, recurrence, recurring period, regular return, regglarity of recurrence, repetitiveness, revolution, rotation, round, sequence, succession
See also: annum, frequency, life, sequence, succession
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We should also consider a broader definition of machine cycle time to better understand machine throughput and equipment utilization.
The real secret to the SyncroSpeed system is said to be its software, which divides the molding machine cycle into as many as 30 "states" (usually 10 to 20 states are sufficient) such as clamp opening and closing, core and ejector movements, injection, screw recovery, etc.
This optimized process management concept has permitted the thermoforming machine cycle to be increased to 88 products per minute.
The SFM 5110 processes two or five syringes or vials at each machine cycle.
Particularly, idle running and the rinsing activity lower the total effectiveness of the driving system related to the machine cycle very drastically.
Takt time, the maximum time allowed to produce a product in order to meet the customer's demand and in a lean manufacturing environment the machine's pace time, is now colour-coded for machine cycle time indication, with a colour-coded Takt Time for all machines in the plant.
The system predicts the machine cycle and will automatically stop or slow the pumps when the machine idles.
She added: "It implies men reach a certain point and are unable to stop - like a washing machine cycle.
machine cycle time (without corset) at 18 sec/mold;
Rapid traverse rates of 394 ipm (X-axis) and 295 ipm (Z-axis) result in accelerated machine cycle times and reduce non-cut time, increasing overall throughput.
The machine cycle is controlled by a programmable logic controller and is available in single- or three-phase electrical configurations.