1. Construction caching
2. Player supply caching
The third, sorted storage and caching is currently not in the game, I reported this and received viewtopic.php?f=23&t=54615#p321662
I feel this cuts out one of the bigger uses of these chests and am posting this as a request for the full potential of the chests to be available.Rseding91 wrote:Thanks for the report. We changed them so they currently only provide to the player requesting and construction robots to prevent silly situations where robots would flow from one side of the factory to the other to fill the buffer chest then from the buffer back to the other side when low on resources.
edit: KScorp brought to light this post on reddit by Klonan https://www.reddit.com/r/factorio/comme ... r/dr730oe/