Detailed Scheduling

To produce metals, the raw materials are fused together with a smelting furnace and after quality is checked with various parameters, the blend is forwarded to the foundry where the finished products are formed or the liquid metal is filled into a transportation container. It is then sent to be delivered to the customer. In both cases, the planner has to check the disposability of the production tools (molds, transport container, etc.). Furthermore, the planner has to consider set up costs for cleaning, cooling, or other costs which will appear once the original recipe for the finished product has been modified or changed.

Resource Allocation

The planner can schedule the production on a detailed plan via Gantt chart. In the histogram row, you can see the stock in the holding furnace.

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Stock in the holding furnace - click to see the complete image

Production Tools

Manufacturing Workbench provides the possibility to show all production tools (molds, handling units, etc.) in a table. Furthermore, the planner sees all conflicts via icons and in the view columns, when the conflicts will occur in its chronological order.

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Show all production tools in a table - click to see the complete image

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