Data Points Used for Job Management

You may have set up job management (automatic or manual) on your machine, and are wondering what data points are being used for each part of the process. There are 8 tag types used in job management: Job Name Job Description Product Name Product Description Customer Name Customer Description Operation Name Operation Description Job Name The […]

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What data should I monitor?

Today, everything that is important to the productivity and quality of a machine is controlled by a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), industrial PC, or embedded computer. Internet communications using standard protocols make instantaneous readings of key values from these controllers readily available to be collected as data. Examples include OPC-UA, PackML and others. Machine data […]

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Data Points – Full Text Search Functions

By default, most pages in the system will load displaying a blank page. Machines with a high volume of data points, for example, may take a while to load fully. By displaying each page as blank by default the system can load faster in your browser, and users can easily find specific entries on a page […]

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Data Points / Tag Type Glossary

Below is a comprehensive list of the data point types (also known as tag types) supported by ei3 and our data collection services. Data Point ID Data Point Type Description 0 Process data (FB) A basic and default process data feedback data point. It is used to collect most data from the device (PLC) on […]

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Editing data points while data is being collected from your machine

This function only works with specific Amphion Edge Device data collection for certain machines. If you do not meet these requirements, please contact us for assistance with restarting data collection on a machine. Adding and Editing Points To add or edit data points, go to Admin Tools > Data Points (in Remote Service or the Customer […]

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Adding, Editing, and Removing Data Points

These capabilities are only available to admin-level users for certain customers. Editing data points can cause a data collection job to fail – proceed with caution when making changes to machine data points. Adding Data Points Editing, Copying and Deleting Data Points To collect data from your machine, we use a set of data points […]

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