The premise behind “micro-groove” coil construction is to continue with the standard copper-tube and aluminum fin design we all are so familiar with, but do so with smaller internally enhanced tubes that have thinner walls. This reduces the amount of copper, as well as the cost, size and weight of the coils.
The best individuals for the team are often your most experienced and in-demand employees. Therefore plucking them away from the business for an extended period of time will come at a real cost to the business.
While contemplating the use of automation, remember proper warehouse organization and the procedures and controls followed are the foundation for effective operations. The less automation involved, the greater the need for organization and discipline.
The scientist in the TED video proposed a system where tracking heaters (think ray guns) would sense and follow people around a space, heating only them and not the air or objects around them. This made me smile because there is such technology already available.
William H. Harvey Mfg. Co. chose to have its team trained by Videojet Technologies’ professional trainers
May 13, 2014
Coursework included multiple levels of instruction, hands-on learning and formal testing. The initial training program resulted in roughly a 5% increase in the performance of the production line where the printers were in use.