Reporting Update

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OEE Charts Reporting

The custom reports, charts and dashboard in Scytec DataXchange is a leading feature of the software. DataXchange reporting contains a variety of Utilization, OEE and IIoT reports and charts to help reduce machine downtime and increase overall equipment effectiveness. Types of reports include: Equipment Status Summaries OEE Summaries Downtime Pareto Scrap Pareto Plots Histograms Comparison… Read more »

E-Learning Now Available

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eLearning DataXchange Scytec

Scytec has launched a new E-Learning online portal for our manufacturing machine monitoring software, DataXchange. The wide range of topics covered will have educational courses for all shop personnel. After completing this series, the user should be able to achieve the benefits of increased utilization and decreased downtime with proper use of the system. E-Learning… Read more »

How to Calculate Utilization for Overhead Conveyors

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Calculate Utilization for Overhead Conveyors

In the past calculating utilization for stations such as paint booths or powder coating lines that use overhead conveyors wasn’t very accurate.  A rudimentary method was simply to monitor whether the conveyor was moving.  However, this did not consider multiple factors including whether any parts were actually present on the conveyor.  An improvement was to… Read more »

Addressing The Shortcomings of OEE

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OEE Data Monitoring Software

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a great metric and can provide a lot of value, but OEE has shortcomings and limitations that can be addressed by a modern monitoring system. OEE shouldn’t be avoided but diving directly into OEE is not always the best solution to maximize value from a shop floor machine monitoring system.  Let’s… Read more »

Convincing Upper Management

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Convince Upper Mgmt Time for Machine Monitoring

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… Read more »