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Simulation of textile manufacturing processes for planning, scheduling, and quality control purposes
Author(s): A. E. Cropper; Z. Wang
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Paper Abstract

Simulation, as a management information tool, has been applied to engineering manufacture and assembly operations. The application of the principles to textile manufacturing (fiber to fabric) is discussed. The particular problems and solutions in applying the simulation software package to the yarn production processes are discussed with an indication of how the software achieves the production schedule. The system appears to have application in planning, scheduling, and quality assurance. The latter being a result of the traceability possibilities through a process involving mixing and splitting of material.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2620, International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing, (28 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.217492
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A. E. Cropper, Bolton Institute (United Kingdom)
Z. Wang, Bolton Institute (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2620:
International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing

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