It does little good to design a productive (winding) machine and not be able to move supplies in and finished rolls out at a rate that exceeds the (re)winder’s maximum productivity. Here we talk about the calculations used for sizing (and thus justifying) automation, how to specify reliability and how to map traffic patterns for man, machine and materials.
Winder Productivity Calculator: https://www.stevenabbott.co.uk/abbottapps/WPC/index.html
Web201.50e YouTube clip link:
Please also note my upcoming short-courses in Chicago:
April 17-18 Web Handling, Converting and Winding - https://www.aimcal.org/web-handling.html
April 19-20 Winding: Machines, Mechanics