Material stream

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Material stream involves movement of raw materials, consumables, and products during processing of semi-finished goods. It is carried out in an organized manner in the production cycle.

Elements in the material streams are:

  • work stations (machine tools, control units, cleaning and removal)
  • storage equipment (local stores, central stores)
  • transport equipment (cranes, conveyors, trucks, etc.)
  • handling equipment (robots, pallet changers, manipulators, etc.)