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Level of Buffering

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Level of Buffering - definition(s)

Level of Buffering - A method of normalizing buffer capacity by applying the following formula:

   LB = N / (c*Tdown)

Where LB: Level of buffering

N: Buffer capacity

c: Maximum cycle time of all machines in the line

Tdown: Maximum average of all machines in the line

Most often used in simulations and Lean Manufacturing Plants.

See also Lean Level of Buffering (LLB).

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Source: iSixSigma, 31 January 2011 09:13:52, External

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