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control system

n.
A mechanical, optical, or electronic system that is used to maintain a desired output.
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Noun1.control system - a system for controlling the operation of another system
closed loop, closed-loop system - a control system with a feedback loop that is active
servo, servomechanism, servosystem - control system that converts a small mechanical motion into one requiring much greater power; may include a negative feedback system
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Line of modular process control systems for plastic pipe production includes ultrasonic 360 [degrees] wall-thickness measurement, pullet control, cutter control, die-centering temperature control, extruder-output control, fully automatic extruder control, gravimetric feeding, automatic calibration, production scheduling, overweight and scrap registration, pipe OD measurement and control, vacuum control, SPC functions, and data storage and retrieval.
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Implementation of the new standards is not expected to be costly for firms currently maintaining appropriate quality control systems
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I then consulted with CPAs in larger firms who had had peer reviews and had quality control systems in place and used what I learned to write a quality control document for my firm.
Figures 3 through 6 show the recorded deep barrel control thermocouple values over time during the three repeated trials with the three different control systems on the time scale from the first run.
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