How to Manage Tool Data
Variablespeed drives now provide diagnostics such as warnings on current draw values that can indicate deterioration in motor performance or which might highlight problems in the equipment connected to the motor shaft
CMMS software has become more intuitive and easier to use and may be the gateway that manufacturing operations need to accessing and managing Big Data to control maintenancerelated costs and improve system reliability
The objective of the two firmsrsquo agreement is to ensure ldquocoherence and workflowrdquo between the TopSolid CAM and NCSimul Machine simulation programming
A strong metrics program collects information from different parts of an organization and combines the results to help evaluate overall business performance Typically many small improvements drive significant ones according to Mehul Shah
Dillaman Mold amp Manufacturing specializes in plastic injection mold tooling with capabilities for mold design and complete mold and mold component building part design and mold repair and refurbishment
First Digital Mobile App for Manufacturing
Mazak Corp said adopting MTConnect at its Florence Ky manufacturing operation would allow it to monitor its equipment and collect valuable data for further improvements Those improvements would ensure its customers are provided the advanced technology as quickly as possible ldquoto keep pace with todayrsquos increased manufacturing production demandsrdquo the machine tool builder added
Google cofounder Sergey Brin models the Google Glass which precision machine shop ITAMCO is coordinating with MTConnect for a scalable functional process data management application
TDM software interfaces with all major CADCAM programs so accurate tool data 2D graphics and 3D models are available quickly