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Description

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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5 March 2009

Classroom Ideas

Could be used to help understand the difference between manual and automated production systems. Each stage in the process of producing a filled, labelled bottle could be identified. Students could be given a partially completed flowchart and then label each stage including feedback points for quality control. This could help to understand how to explain a quantity production process.

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