Machine Data Export

While data exports for Remote Monitoring and Downtime Tracking are available, it’s also possible to export important machine data from the Reports menu. Use these ‘export-reports’ to generate reports  in Excel-compatible formats which are capable of generating larger amounts of raw data from a selected time period. A notification is sent to the user’s email address […]

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Using Smart TV Displays to Show Machine Information

Smart TV displays in factories can be used to show machine information in prominent areas like any other andon display. In order to display a machine dashboard with status and productivity information, the Smart TV must be able to connect to ei3 web servers.  Limitations on local network setups in a factory may interfere with […]

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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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Ping Graph

The ping graph function presents network connectivity graphs for both the location and machine connections.  All dates and times shown on the graphs are in the UTC time zone. Access the ping graph from various areas of the application by clicking the  icon. A pop-up window will open displaying two ping graphs (explained below). Ping […]

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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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How to Configure an OPC UA Job

In order to configure an OPC UA job, you must have UA Expert installed on your computer to validate data points. Setting Up Data Points Creating Data Points Starting Data Collection Arrays Setting Up Data Points Use the UA Expert to connect to the Argo IP address associated with the device, follow the steps below: […]

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Process Capability Report

Process Capability Report To generate a customized Capability Report, you must have Quality Management enabled on your machine. Log into the Customer Portal, select a machine, and go to the Quality tab. From Test Results, find the item you’d like to generate a capability report for. Note that you may have to change the time […]

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Reports – Overview

Reports New Reports Viewing, Sharing, & Saving Reports Emailing Reports Automatic Delivery Saved Reports Reports Reports are one of the most powerful features of this application. Powerful configuration tools allow users to meet their particular business needs and schedules. Using the automatic delivery feature reports will be dispatched via email to your designated list of recipients. […]

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Remote Monitoring – Overview

Remote Monitoring Data Snapshot Charts – Productivity Productivity Chart Charts- Process Data Export Data Saving Charts Reports   Remote Monitoring Remote Monitoring looks at three major pieces of machine information: productivity information, process data, and injection data. With each of these three items, it is possible to view charts, export data, and run reports. The Remote […]

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Overview Page – Machine Productivity

The Overview page provides a list of machine badges, each displaying the running state, machine speed, and 24-hour productivity figures shown in OEE values. In order for machine values to be properly calculated, the system needs to know which shift schedules to apply the machine productivity to the right place. This is why it’s important […]

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