Zoller Smart Factory Solutions Promotes Consistent, Accurate Data Usage
Westec 2019: Zoller Smart Factory Solutions connects production process steps for efficiency, less scrap and to secure data transfer across facilities.
Zoller Smart Factory Solutions connects production process steps for efficiency, less scrap and to secure data transfer across facilities. Using Zoller presetters, users can preset and measure tools and then store tool data in the central Zone database, which is accessible across facilities. This is said to ensure consistent, accurate data usage.
Through the 3D-designed warehouse, users can program specific Zoller storage cabinets and track tool assemblies and single components to their exact locations and compartments. The company says this eliminates the need to search for tools and reduces tooling costs by giving users an accurate picture of their stock at any given time.
Applying “intelligent algorithms” to part geometry and linking to appropriate sources of other required information can make the job-quoting process faster, more accurate and more likely to be competitive.
An MTConnect-enabled machine monitoring system gives shopfloor managers information that is driving up utilization rates and improving workforce communication for this manufacturer of high-pressure aerospace fittings.
Having fully interactive access to shopfloor control software enables supervisors at metal finishing and repair job shop to monitor shop activities and make better decisions on the spot.