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Behaves as a workstation that has both processing and queueing aspects.
Item Library Blocks 853
Batching
Block Workstation
Batching
Function
The blocks in this category are used to join and divide items.
Block
Batch
Unbatch
Data access
Function
Allows items from several sources to be joined as a single item. Useful for synchronizing resources and combining various parts of a job (“kit- ting”).
Produces multiple items from a single input item. This block can be used to disassemble a kit, break a message packet into component mes- sages, route the same message to several places, or distribute copies of invoices.
The blocks in this category are used to access and store data in your models.
Block
Read(I)
Write(I)
Function
Reads data from a database when an item arrives. You can define an indefinite number of reads to be made by the block when an item passes through.
Writes data to a database when an item arrives. You can define an indef- inite number of writes to be made by the block when an item passes through.
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