Decrease Crashes, Increase Process Control with Data-Driven Manufacturing
Data-driven manufacturing is about much more than the buzzwords of the day or the appeal of the latest gadgets. Here are some ways to use it to minimize downtime and maximize process control.
Consider this: Any seasoned machinist or programmer can walk up to a machine and know instantly if something is awry. The problem is that finding those qualified people is increasingly arduous, and most shops need their operators to manage multiple machines.
Imagine getting real-time updates when parts being made on Machine #5 are about to go out of tolerance, or getting notified that the the spindle bearings on VMC #2 will fail in three weeks.
Data-driven manufacturing is about much more than the buzzwords of the day or the appeal of the latest gadgets. The reality is that shops embracing digitalization on the shop floor are using that data to minimize crashes and downtime, all while boosting overall process control…READ MORE.