Relaxing (Elevating) the Constraint Definition: An action that increases the capacity of a bottleneck. As a result constraint give some relaxation and productivity or provision of services to customers are increased to some extent. This relaxation my transfer the term “constraint” to another resource.
Bottleneck is Department, facility, machine, or resource already working in its full capacity and cannot handle any additional demand placed on it. Also called critical resource, a bottleneck limits the throughput of associated resources.
Bottleneck Definition: A machine or process that limits total output because it is operating at capacity.