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by Chris1983
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: Gameplay Help
Topic: Please help with my train
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Please help with my train

Hi, could someone please help me with trains. Just need some info so I can put it in practice for other trains. I’m a bit confused with it all. I’ve tried finding out exactly what I need to do but can’t get the answers. So basically, I want to bring a full red belt of iron ore back to my base. I’ve ...
by Chris1983
Mon Mar 21, 2022 7:19 pm
Forum: Gameplay Help
Topic: Furnace internal buffer
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Re: Furnace internal buffer

Also another question which I’ve tried working out but can’t. How many green circuit assemblers do I need to fill a yellow belt? Thanks A yellow belt has a throughput of 15 items per second: https://wiki.factorio.com/Transport_belt So one lane has 7.5 items/second throughput The recipe creates 1 gr...
by Chris1983
Mon Mar 21, 2022 7:16 pm
Forum: Gameplay Help
Topic: Furnace internal buffer
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Re: Furnace internal buffer

Also another question which I’ve tried working out but can’t. How many green circuit assemblers do I need to fill a yellow belt? Thanks All the needed information is in the tooltips, let's find out: - the recipe says it takes 0.5 seconds, meaning 2 crafts per second with crafting speed 1 - multiply...
by Chris1983
Sat Mar 19, 2022 9:07 pm
Forum: Gameplay Help
Topic: Furnace internal buffer
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Re: Furnace internal buffer

I don't think it's really a problem. Yes, they store a large amount of plates and this can give a false impression of the activity in your factory, but in the grand scheme of things it doesn't matter. Knowing how many plates are buffered on your belts isn't very useful in practice either. As far as...
by Chris1983
Sat Mar 19, 2022 9:02 pm
Forum: Gameplay Help
Topic: Furnace internal buffer
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Re: Furnace internal buffer

DaveMcW wrote:
Sat Mar 19, 2022 4:31 pm
Mouse over the first furnace, hold down Ctrl+Click, and run down the line. That will quickly empty all the furnaces to give an accurate measurement.
Thanks that’s good to know
by Chris1983
Sat Mar 19, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: Gameplay Help
Topic: Furnace internal buffer
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Furnace internal buffer

Hi, a beginner to this game and really enjoying it. Got a question about the stone furnaces. I’ve got a 48 stone furnace set up and I’ve just done green and red science, so obviously all my plate furnaces are starting to back up and fill the 100 buffer limit. Is there a way to stop this buffer? The ...

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