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Automation (research)

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Automation

Cost

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10
Automation science pack.png
1
10

Cost

Time icon.png
10
Automation science pack.png
1
40

Key technology for large scale production.

Prototype type

technology

Internal name

automation

Required technologies

None required

Allows

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Effects

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Long handed inserter.png

Automation is one of the first technologies that the player will research. It allows the building of the Long handed inserter, as well as the Assembling machine 1, which is the start of automated crafting, an essential part of Factorio.

See also