Digitech installed CIMCO-MDC at Valveworks - Kolhapur. The interface used is FANUC-Focas2 interface. The MDC - PC is kept near the Machine itself. Live data on Desktop screen looks like-
Our Mr. Santosh has given training to all users in the shop floor. The VMC is run for 3 shifts per day. The reports have been configured per shift basis.
The downtime codes were customized on site. The Motorola Bar Code Scanner with RS-232 is being used for downtime scanning. The coded sheet has down times as shown below -
Since the Desktop PC is nearby, they prefer to enter the Job No through Keyboard of MDC-PC.
But one can enter this by scanning through Barcode scanner also.