Industrial Organization, Factory Management, Problems of Plant and Equipment, Wage Payment Plans, Production and Inspection

Industrial Organization, Factory Management, Problems of Plant and Equipment, Wage Payment Plans, Production and Inspection

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... inspected, repacked, the material loaded on a truck and taken to the shipping room where the covers of the boxes are nailed on. Some of the material going into bottles must remain uncorked for from twenty-four to thirty-six hours. Bottles containing this material are sent up into a temporary storage room where they undergo additional handling. There is a continual picking up and putting down of material, constant wastes of energy and time. This occurs in every factory to a more or less extent, the amount depending in a great measure upon the consideration given the subject of transporting materials in the most economical and efficient manner. If this factory had been designed with a view to eflicient routing and transporting of the factory products, the bottles would have been placed in some form of conveyor and passed directly to the cleaning department, from there to the filling department, where they would be filled without leaving the conveyor, and then passed on to the inspection, corking and labeling departments. The material to remain uncorked for a certain period would pass on to a storage conveyor and, after remaining for the required length of time, would be returned by the same conveyor and passed on to the inspection and packing departments with only one handling. The loss of time and the consequent increase in cost of production is wholly due to the failure to plan production so that it will follow straight paths from receiving room to shipping department. In every factory conditions of routing and transporting factory products can be improved to a great extent by a careful study of a proper conveyor system to eliminate the constant picking up and putting down of work. Any system installed in a department or unit must not...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236934881
  • 9781236934888