Suppose a work center has a setup plus run time of 30 minutes to make 50 parts. Also assume it takes 10 minutes to move a standard container of 50 parts to the next work center and the demand rate is one part per minute throughout the day.
a. Schedule this situation by drawing a picture of when work center A should be producing and idle and when movements of containers take place from A to B, the using work center.
b. How many standard containers are needed for this part to circulate from the picture in part a?
c. Use the formula n ? DT ? C to calculate the number of containers.

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