An example of an automated production process used by a drinks company to bottle its range of soft drinks and cordials. The conveyor system is computer-controlled and uses feedback loops to monitor and control key areas.

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Science
First broadcast:
5 March 2009

Before viewing the clip, ask students to consider the manufacturing process involved when producing a filled, labelled bottle. Ask them to produce a flowchart diagram illustrating the steps (this could be for both a manual and automated production system). Then watch the clip and encourage them to compare notes.