Types of Data Tracked by the

Abacus Monitoring System

 
  • Node Number - A unique number to distinguish each machine or process on the data collection network.
  • Node Name - An user defined alphanumeric field that can be used to provide an intuitive name to each machine or process being monitored.
  • Status - Displays the real time status of a machine or process in a color coded format (Run, Stop, Fault)
  • Last Cycle Time - The time of the last completed cycle accurate to 10ms.
  • Shift Average Cycle Time - The average cycle time clocked from the start of the current shift to the present time.
  • Shift Cycles Per Minute - The number of cycles executed for each minute of production. This is a running average from the start of the shift.
  • Shift Efficiency - Represents the comparison of shift actual cycles to shift standard cycles. 100% indicates the machine or process has held to the standard cycle time while in production.
  • Shift Standard Cycles - The number of cycles that would be finished if the machine or process held standard cycle time while in production.
  • Shift Actual Cycles - The number of actual cycles performed from the start of the current shift to the present time.
  • Shift Run Time - The number of hours and minutes the machine or process has been in production or run status since the start of the current shift.
  • Shift Down Time - The number of hours and minutes the machine or process has been out of production since the start of the current shift. Equal to shift elapsed time minus shift run time.
  • Shift Elapsed Time - The number of hours, minutes and seconds from the start of the current shift to the present.
  • Shift Down Count - The number of times the machine or process has transitioned from RUN to STOP from the start of the current shift to the present.
  • Shift Down Max Count Reason - The down reason that has caused the greatest number of STOP events from the start of the current shift to the present.***
  • Shift Down Max Count - The number of STOP events for Shift Down Max Count Reason.***
  • Shift Down Max Time Reason - The down reason that has caused the greatest amount of down time from the start of the current shift to the present.***
  • Shift Down Max Time - The amount of time down for Shift Down Max Count Reason.***
  • Shift Down Log - A detailed report containing the date, time and reason for each RUN to STOP transition and each STOP to RUN transition. Also contains the number of times and the amount of time, on a per reason basis, the machine or process was down during the shift.***
  • Shift Material Used Pounds - Equal to multiplying the shift actual cycles by job material per cycle and converting to pounds.
  • Shift Material Used Kilograms - Equal to multiplying the shift actual cycles by job material per cycle and converting to kilograms.
  • Job Number - An alphanumeric field used to uniquely identify the instance of a job. Can not contain any symbols reserved by the file systems of hosting computer systems as this number is used in generating file names to save job run data.
  • Job Description - An alphanumeric field used to provide a description for a job type. Each job type stored in the job database must have a unique job description as this is the database index field.
  • Job Mold/Tool Number - An alphanumeric field used to display and track the mold or tool for a job type.
  • Job Material per Cycle - Used to define the amount of material used for each cycle of a mold or tool.
  • Job Material Type - An alphanumeric field used to display and track the type of material that should be used for a job type.

The following items make up the multi-part group. Each machine or process can simultaneously track multiple parts to accommodate "family tooling" or machines that can produce different part types in one manufacturing cycle.

  • Job Part Number - An alphanumeric field used to display and track a part type.
  • Job Part Description - An alphanumeric field used to describe a part type.
  • Job Parts Per Cycle - Used to define the number of parts produced for each cycle of a mold or tool for a particular job type.
  • Job Parts Required - The number of parts required for an instance of a job.
  • Job Parts Required Date - Used to display and track the date the parts are required for an instance of a job.
  • Job Part Job Number - An alphanumeric field used to assign a different job number to each part in a multi-part setup.
  • Job Part Weight - Used to track the amount of material consumed and required for a job run.
  • Job Part Start Quantity - Used to handle instances where some parts were already produced or a suspended job is being restarted.
  • Job Parts Made - Equal to multiplying the job actual cycles by parts per cycle.
  • Job Parts Rejected Node - The number of rejects counted at the machine or process.
  • Job Parts Rejected Host - The number of rejects entered at the host computer.
  • Job Parts Rejected Total - The addition of Job Parts Rejected Node and Job Parts Rejected Host.
  • Job Reject Rate - Percentage representing the ratio of job parts rejected total to job parts made.
  • Job Parts Made Good - Equal to Job Parts Made minus Job Parts Rejected Total.
  • Job Parts To Go - Represents the number of parts needed to finish the current job. Equal to Job Parts Required minus Job Parts Made Good.
  • Shift Parts Made - Equal to multiplying the shift actual cycles by parts per cycle.
  • Shift Parts Rejected Node - The number of rejects counted at the machine or process.
  • Shift Parts Rejected Host - The number of rejects entered at the host computer.
  • Shift Parts Rejected Total - The addition of Shift Parts Rejected Node and Shift Parts Rejected Host.
  • Shift Reject Rate - Percentage representing the ratio of shift parts rejected total to shift parts made.
  • Shift Parts Made Good - Equal to Shift Parts Made minus Shift Parts Rejected Total.
  • Job Start Time - Time stamp indicating when the current instance of a job type was started.
  • Job Standard Cycle Time - Entered by user to indicate what the cycle time for a job type should be.
  • Job Average Cycle Alert Time - If the shift average, job average or last cycle time exceed this time, their color in the real time display changes to yellow.
  • Job Reject Alert Rate - If the job reject rate exceeds this value, the job reject rate will change to yellow in the real time display.
  • Job Average Cycle Time - A real time data field indicating the running average cycle time of the current job from the start of the job to present.
  • Job Cycles Per Minute - The number of cycles executed for each minute of production. This is a running average from the start of the job to the present.
  • Job Efficiency - Represents the comparison of job actual cycles to job standard cycles. 100% indicates the machine or process has held to the standard cycle time while in production.
  • Job Standard Cycles - The number of cycles that would have been produced if the current job held standard cycle time while in production.
  • Job Actual Cycles - The total number of cycles the machine or process has performed while in production since the start of the current job.
  • Job Run Time - The number of hours and minutes the machine or process has been in production or run status since the start of the current job.
  • Job Down Time - The number of hours and minutes the machine or process has been out of production since the start of the current job. Equal to job elapsed time minus job run time.
  • Job Elapsed Time - The number of hours, minutes and seconds from the start of the current job to present.
  • Job Down Count - The number of times the machine or process has transitioned from RUN to STOP from the start of the job to the present.
  • Job Down Max Count Reason - The down reason that has caused the greatest number of STOP events from the start of the job to the present.***
  • Job Down Max Count - The number of STOP events for Job Down Max Count Reason.***
  • Job Down Max Time Reason - The down reason that has caused the greatest amount of down time from the start of the current job to the present.***
  • Job Down Max Time - The amount of time down for Job Down Max Count Reason.***
  • Job Material Required Pounds - Equal to job material per cycle multiplied by the number of cycles required to produce job parts required converted to pounds.
  • Job Material Required Kilograms - Equal to job material per cycle multiplied by the number of cycles required to produce job parts required converted to kilograms.
  • Job Material Used Pounds - Equal to job material per cycle multiplied by job actual cycles converted to pounds.
  • Job Material Used Kilograms - Equal to job material per cycle multiplied by job actual cycles converted to kilograms.
  • Job Material To Go Pounds - Equal to job material per cycle multiplied by job cycles to go converted to pounds.
  • Job Material To Go Kilograms - Equal to job material per cycle multiplied by job cycles to go converted to kilograms.
  • Job Cycles To Go - Represents the number of cycles needed to finish the job. Equal to job parts to go divided by job mold cavities.
  • Job Time To Go - Represents the number of production hours, minutes and seconds required to finish the current job. Based on job average cycle time unless job actual cycles are too few to get an accurate job average cycle time. In this case, job standard cycle time is used.
  • Job Estimated Finish Time - Represents the anticipated time the job will finish based on current time plus job time to go. If job estimated finish time exceeds job required date, its color changes to yellow in the real time display.

 

And growing...

 

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***Requires TD01-DR12 or better monitoring module.

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