Still making the case ...
This is a picture of a real-time graphic presentation of one machine between 6:00am and noontime.
Green: Yellow: Current feedrate Utilization
run time idle time & feed override
While run times are consistent for each part, idle times are not. Since cycle time is measured as the time between two parts starting, the cycle times are not consistent.
---- We propose to actively manage cycle time, idle time, and scrap levels----
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