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Material Flow in the Flexible Manufacturing

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Efficient production in flexible production systems depends on efficient information and material flow in these systems. It is in a central position in logistics. Before, all kinds of material movement could be and follow information. All these steps are necessary to information flow attend and bring that information possible to adopt decisions. The majority of problem resolution is in optimizing material and information flow and their application into the highest level of automation and mechanization into manipulation and transport processes. In the material flow projecting, it is necessary to know that the project aims not to transport and store material because the price of these operations is high, and the material rate is not higher.


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This publication has been written thanks to support of the research project ERASMUS+ Programme—Strategic Partnership: “Development of mechatronics skills and innovative learning methods for Industry 4.0“, project Nr: 2019-1-RO01-KA203-063153.

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Košťál, P., Prajova, V., Hrušková, E., Matúšová, M. (2022). Material Flow in the Flexible Manufacturing. In: Rackov, M., Mitrović, R., Čavić, M. (eds) Machine and Industrial Design in Mechanical Engineering. KOD 2021. Mechanisms and Machine Science, vol 109. Springer, Cham.

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