Shigeru Sadakane

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Chain conveyors are a specific type of conveyor often used in a variety of manufacturing and production applications, such as body and paint shops. These conveyors must typically interface with other types of conveyors such as cross-transfer conveyors, and also with other material-handling equipment such as lift tables and hold tables. Micromodeling of(More)
We describe the application of simulation and statistical analyses to the process improvement of a paint shop within a heavy manufacturing plant. The explicit objectives of this study were the evaluation of throughput relative to loading time, unloading time, and shift patterns, the number of carriers required to maximize this throughput, and the number of(More)
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