Continuous production

Students explore the difference between continuous and mass production, noting that there are many similarities but mass production has a large finite number of products made (which is subject to change) and continuous production whilst not infinite does not have a preplanned production size and is subject the market for the product. Students begin to refine their production line to make it more suited to continuous production, with the notion that their product will be required for a number of years.

The final steps of continuous production involve students refining their production process so that absolute minimum input is required for maximum, most efficient output, this involves all future charity keyrings to be produced using CAD/CAM with limited input from the students themselves.

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