Miller Electric's Insight Centerpoint Welding Software Enables Job Tracking
Miller Electric Mfg. has released an updated version of Insight Centerpoint weld data monitoring software. Centerpoint 10 is designed for greater ease of use, faster startup time and a shortened learning curve.
Offering guidance and control within the weld cell, Insight Centerpoint helps operations detect missed welds, verify proper weld sequences and ensure consistent weld quality in manufacturing applications such as heavy equipment, agriculture and transportation, the company says.
“Centerpoint 10 includes a completely new interface to enhance the capabilities for navigation and self-discovery of features, making the software easier to use,” says Jason Bonnell, product manager.
Drag-and-drop part creation eliminates the hassle of dialogue boxes when importing digital assets such as videos, pictures, documents and other media. Users can also create a part completely within Centerpoint, removing the need to create the part outside of the program and import it in.
Slide master allows users to create a customizable themed slide that applies across all slides, which saves time when large changes are required.
A centralized database enables the creation of parts and jobs from an office and deployment of updates to the shop floor without having to travel to the weld cell. A built-in reporting tool displays productivity and quality data as well as welder activities by device or by individual operator. Browser-based reporting allows anyone within the company to view the weld quality and productivity data collected from the welding operation through Centerpoint software on a localized server. Job tracking records all activities that go into the creation of a welded product. A browser-based user interface eliminates the need for a PC in the workstation, allowing an operator to record everything that goes into creating a part, such as base material and filler metal type.
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