Automated Data Collection in Manufacturing

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Successful manufacturers become and remain successful by finding and driving out waste. As practitioners of Lean Manufacturing know, waste takes many forms, but it’s hard to always know where to look for it. Possibly the best tool to use is machine monitoring and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). By providing information about what’s happening on the factory floor OEE highlights inefficiencies and helps management...

MACHINE MONITORING FOR INDUSTRY 4.0 INCREASES SHOP FLOOR PRODUCTIVITY AND DECREASES DOWNTIME DENVER (Colo.,) Oct 10 – Scytec Consulting, Cloud and On Premise OEE machine monitoring software company serving the manufacturing sector, will be exhibiting this year with reselling partner Shop Floor Automations. Visitors and attendees of 2019 FABTECH in Chicago, IL will be able to view live demos of the Scytec...

WHAT IS MACHINE DOWNTIME? WHAT IS DOWNTIME MANUFACTURING? Machine downtime in the manufacturing world is simply any time that the machine is not producing. Though full utilization would be ideal, some downtime is not only acceptable but necessary. Common downtime reasons include planned downtime, maintenance or set up. WHAT IS A DOWNTIME REPORT? A downtime report will track machine...

It’s Time for Machine Monitoring Software In most manufacturing facilities today convincing management that the company should invest in machine monitoring isn’t an issue.  However, if you find yourself in such an environment there are many convincing reasons for management to adopt Industry 4.0 technology such as machine monitoring.   Visibility to be able to see how much time a machine...