A company is evaluating purchasing a new automated production system, they have three proposals
Proposal 1: Three machines, cycle time per machine is 4.5, 4.6 and 4.9 minutes, no setup is required and the production system’s availability is 0.85
Proposal 2: Three machines, cycle time per machine is 3.2, 3.3 and 4.4 minutes, 2.5 hour of setup is needed daily, the production system’s availability is 100%.
Proposal 3: A Cluster of 2 machines (in parallel) the machines’ cycle time is 8.5 minutes, 2 hours of setup is needed daily, the machine availability is 0.96.
If the company works 7.5 hours per day (so assume 100% utilization).
Find 1: The total production for each production system per day:
System 1: Answer product
System 2: Answer product
System 3: Answer product
Based on total production the company must purchase system: AnswerSystem 1System 2System 3
2: If the company current production level is 65 products per day, what is the Work in Process (WIP)?
System 1: Answer656070 product
System 2: Answer667686 product
System 3: Answer606770 product