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The creating entity (parent) is not required to stay in the location until the created entities (children) have reach their destination. In the simulation, the order to create is issued, but may occur over minutes or even hours. The parent leaves after the order is issued. This model object holds the parent until all children are safely “out of the house.”

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Hold Tote until Contents Removed

 

Model Object

The following Model Object will be used to import healthcare arrivals and other data into ProcessModel; Flow Control \ Hold Tote until Contents Removed.

  1. Open your model.
  2. Insert this model object in your model.
  3. Connect incoming route to the activity ‘Tote to Unload’.
  4. Connect outgoing route to activity ‘Load Grate’.
  5. Make sure that you a providing a value for the attribute ‘a_QtyInTote’ for the quantity in each tote.