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Level of Buffering

Definition of Level of Buffering:

A method of normalizing buffer capacity by applying the following formula:

LB = N / (c*Tdown)
Where LB: Level of buffering
N: Buffer capacity
c: Maximum cycle time of all machines in the line
Tdown: Maximum average of all machines in the line

Most often used in simulations and Lean manufacturing plants.

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