There was a question on steam BP forum recently about “Feedback Loops” through a machine to process an ingredient multiple times.
I’m hard pressed to find a scenario where multi-processing of an ingredient makes sense compared to just buying multiple machines, but maybe in space-constrained scenarios it would be used.
However here is one line that WILL process an ingredient TWICE before sending it to a pillmaker.
Its hard to see the color difference in ingredient so I tried to label the 5 processing steps (2 and 3 look very close but are different).
each ingredient will go through the “loop” noted by blue arrows once, being processed by the dissolver a 2nd time before exiting to the pillmaker.
The steam question referred to Crossroads, though IMO, t-belts are the closest to "decision/"logic? splits we have - though it is really a matter of timing and not “logic”.
The shaker is b/c I believe I need a machine to force the T-Belts into a loop, and b/c I just wanted to test something that didn’t change concentration or ingredients (and in this case needed a 2X process time machine).
Has anyone improved on this? or used a 3x or 4x processing time for mroe than 2 times through a machine before “exiting”?