Visualization for machine operators
You would like to generate Excel protocols of your machines or plants? Simply configure the desired triggers and place them on the new trigger window. This enables the machine or plant operator to generate quality reports or other documents based on machine data at the touch of a button.
This function offers the user the possibility to start triggers from the user interface of the PLCDataReader instead of from the PLC.
How does that work exactly? In PLCDataReader a window with buttons is configured. The window enables the operator of the plant to write the trigger in the control DB himself. A PLC program change is therefore not necessary. Only the control data block must be present in the S7.
This makes it possible to generate reports and protocols at the push of a button from the data of a Siemens S7 PLC.
Brewery monitors quality with PLCDataReader
A small brewery controls its brewing process by means of a Siemens S7-1500 PLC. To monitor the quality, measured values and brewing parameters are recorded several times a day in an Excel file. This enables the customer to monitor the brewing process and thus, for example, to view and compare the effects of recipe changes in Excel.
Screw manufacturer realizes 100% control with PLCDataReader
A manufacturer of screws has received a new order for a customer in the automotive industry. This order requires the manufacturer to carry out a 100% inspection of all parts produced, i.e. to check every screw before delivery. The test results must be recorded. As he already has a modern plant for the production of the screws, almost all data is available in the PLC. Now all he needs is our software, which reads the data from the PLC and writes them into an Excel table. The screws have 5 properties each, which are recorded in a column. For each newly produced screw a new row is created in Excel with the 5 measured values. When the batch is completed, a new file is created.
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