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Technology vital information for effec­ New batching tive management in modern system solves industry. During the weigh­ production ing of ingredients for the batches , the PO 16-96 problems checks that the weights A Philips micro-computer recorded for each ingre­ controlled batching system dient is within the allowable has recently been installed tolerance and initiates a at Mullard-Simonstone print-out detailing ingre­ advances made in the man­ These problems have Ltd., manufacturers of tele­ dient content of each batch. ufactur e of glass. The now been overcome with vision tubes. This system The new plant incorporates mechanical system did not th e installation of the supplied by Simon Carves a blowing system for trans­ Philips electronic batching give information on the Ltd. Stockport, as part of fer of powdered ingredients system, which incorporates weight ratio of batch ingre­ the contemporisation of an from weighing hoppers to dients which meant that the PO 16-96 Batching existing main production mixers, which incorporates errors were not detectable Controller, which enables line. a recycling system which until it was too late to take Mullard to have complete returns in-flight material to accurate control over every The new Philips batching corrective action. Further­ the appropriate hopper for system replaced a mechani­ stage of the glass batching more there was no means of re-use. cal system which was no producin g continuously process. Th e PO 16-96 pro­ longer able to fulfil the updated information on the vides Mullard with recipe company' s requirements number and composition of data, consumption reports and production figures – du e to technological batches produced. Enquiry 68. A computer to expanded to contain sub­ other tasks: Records as the longest stantially more tasks. * Text can be justified left, single drive, single flight produce your The commercial applica­ right or both; columns conveyor in the world. reports and tions include a purchase can be set and text The design and prog­ brochures centred about any col­ progressing system which ramming problem associ­ umn number. ated with installing these help s managers control The Wordsmith a versatile every aspect of the placing giant conveyors are sub­ * Page numbering top or software package from Kar- of an order through deliv­ stantial , and the new bottom; pages titled or lin comprises a suite of ery, inspection and invoic­ footed. machine from Gamma will programs which produce a ing stages. . help solve them. * Table of contents built wide range of correspon­ Enquiry 70. automatically. A major application is a dence and documentation – * Blank lines auto-inserted large engineering design from letters and mailing lists after title or before foo­ program. This is an inter­ to comprehensive reports Low cost ter. active computer design sys­ and complex brochures, production control * No split words at end of tem which aids Cable Belt's fully-indexed, paginated lines. engineers. Details of the The Micropower Produc­ and titled. * Paragraph indentation ground over which the con­ tion Control System is a The new word processing and number of blank veyor will pass are fed into wholly integrated suite of enables up to four terminals the machine from original lines between paragraphs programs written especially to work at once, and the survey data. set. for the manufacturing envi­ Formatter can be run as a ronment, to enable accurate * Current date can be A DEC VAX 11/780 detached job , whilst the vdu forecasting and costing of automatically inserted at compute r helps the can be used for other work, all stock requirements. The specified locations any­ engineers to work out the including text editing. PC System can operate where in text. optimum path for the con­ The Wordsmith format­ either as a stand-alone sys­ Karlin hardware costs veyor, taking into account ter program 'reads' files tem incorporating stock such factors as obstructions, from £750. produced by the Editor and control and order entry bridge works, and the need Enquiry 69. converts them to printed modules. to cut and fill the ground at text directly on a printer or various points. The Micropower PC Sys­ vdu or holds them in output Computers help A critical path analysis tem offers advanced com­ files for future use. The engineers network on the computer puting power and will look program executes any for- helps planners control some after a wide range of pro­ mattin g commands Cable Belt is one of the 800 different tasks involved duction forecasts, costings, included by the user at edit­ leading suppliers of long in designing and construct­ parts and sub-assembly list­ ing stage and paginates the distance conveyors in the ing a large conveyor – many ings, analyses and forward text, supplies page numbers world. Its nine mile long of them more than five planning. automatically, adjusts mar­ conveyor which carries coal miles long. Eventually, the gins to specified limits and in Kentucky, US., is listed CP A network will be performs a wide variety of by the Guinness Book of Enquiry 71. APRI L 1980 11 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Industrial Management Emerald Publishing

Technology

Industrial Management , Volume 80 (4): 1 – Apr 1, 1980

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Emerald Publishing
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vital information for effec­ New batching tive management in modern system solves industry. During the weigh­ production ing of ingredients for the batches , the PO 16-96 problems checks that the weights A Philips micro-computer recorded for each ingre­ controlled batching system dient is within the allowable has recently been installed tolerance and initiates a at Mullard-Simonstone print-out detailing ingre­ advances made in the man­ These problems have Ltd., manufacturers of tele­ dient content of each batch. ufactur e of glass. The now been overcome with vision tubes. This system The new plant incorporates mechanical system did not th e installation of the supplied by Simon Carves a blowing system for trans­ Philips electronic batching give information on the Ltd. Stockport, as part of fer of powdered ingredients system, which incorporates weight ratio of batch ingre­ the contemporisation of an from weighing hoppers to dients which meant that the PO 16-96 Batching existing main production mixers, which incorporates errors were not detectable Controller, which enables line. a recycling system which until it was too late to take Mullard to have complete returns in-flight material to accurate control over every The new Philips batching corrective action. Further­ the appropriate hopper for system replaced a mechani­ stage of the glass batching more there was no means of re-use. cal system which was no producin g continuously process. Th e PO 16-96 pro­ longer able to fulfil the updated information on the vides Mullard with recipe company' s requirements number and composition of data, consumption reports and production figures – du e to technological batches produced. Enquiry 68. A computer to expanded to contain sub­ other tasks: Records as the longest stantially more tasks. * Text can be justified left, single drive, single flight produce your The commercial applica­ right or both; columns conveyor in the world. reports and tions include a purchase can be set and text The design and prog­ brochures centred about any col­ progressing system which ramming problem associ­ umn number. ated with installing these help s managers control The Wordsmith a versatile every aspect of the placing giant conveyors are sub­ * Page numbering top or software package from Kar- of an order through deliv­ stantial , and the new bottom; pages titled or lin comprises a suite of ery, inspection and invoic­ footed. machine from Gamma will programs which produce a ing stages. . help solve them. * Table of contents built wide range of correspon­ Enquiry 70. automatically. A major application is a dence and documentation – * Blank lines auto-inserted large engineering design from letters and mailing lists after title or before foo­ program. This is an inter­ to comprehensive reports Low cost ter. active computer design sys­ and complex brochures, production control * No split words at end of tem which aids Cable Belt's fully-indexed, paginated lines. engineers. Details of the The Micropower Produc­ and titled. * Paragraph indentation ground over which the con­ tion Control System is a The new word processing and number of blank veyor will pass are fed into wholly integrated suite of enables up to four terminals the machine from original lines between paragraphs programs written especially to work at once, and the survey data. set. for the manufacturing envi­ Formatter can be run as a ronment, to enable accurate * Current date can be A DEC VAX 11/780 detached job , whilst the vdu forecasting and costing of automatically inserted at compute r helps the can be used for other work, all stock requirements. The specified locations any­ engineers to work out the including text editing. PC System can operate where in text. optimum path for the con­ The Wordsmith format­ either as a stand-alone sys­ Karlin hardware costs veyor, taking into account ter program 'reads' files tem incorporating stock such factors as obstructions, from £750. produced by the Editor and control and order entry bridge works, and the need Enquiry 69. converts them to printed modules. to cut and fill the ground at text directly on a printer or various points. The Micropower PC Sys­ vdu or holds them in output Computers help A critical path analysis tem offers advanced com­ files for future use. The engineers network on the computer puting power and will look program executes any for- helps planners control some after a wide range of pro­ mattin g commands Cable Belt is one of the 800 different tasks involved duction forecasts, costings, included by the user at edit­ leading suppliers of long in designing and construct­ parts and sub-assembly list­ ing stage and paginates the distance conveyors in the ing a large conveyor – many ings, analyses and forward text, supplies page numbers world. Its nine mile long of them more than five planning. automatically, adjusts mar­ conveyor which carries coal miles long. Eventually, the gins to specified limits and in Kentucky, US., is listed CP A network will be performs a wide variety of by the Guinness Book of Enquiry 71. APRI L 1980 11

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Industrial ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1980

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