Posts by Joel

Preventative Maintenance

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One of the features of Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor that we tout is how flexible it is in meeting your unique needs. Here’s an example. Senasys, Nanospark’s parent company, is using the Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor to add an extra layer of assurance to the preventative maintenance program on their Swiss machine. This is in […]

Lubricant Top-Off

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One of the features of Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor that we tout is how flexible it is in meeting your unique needs. Here’s an example. Senasys, Nanospark’s parent company, is using the Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor to add an extra layer of assurance to the preventative maintenance program on their Swiss machine. This is in […]

Free Trial

Free Trial

Often we’re asked, ‘Can the monitor do this …?’ In most cases the answer is, “Yes! Just setup a notification (or report) like this …” Of course, one idea leads to another. So, we thought it would be helpful to you if there were a way to take the monitor app for a test drive. […]

Naming the Inputs

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  We often talk of Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor watching the stack lights (or report lights) of the CNC machine. But since the CNC machine monitor has 8 discrete inputs, you may choose to connect more machine components and you can wire all components in the inputs of your choice.   To help keep things simple, we’ve […]

How to Purchase

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Purchase Your Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitoring System On-line From the website menu, select Store   You’re now on the Nanospark:CNC Machine Monitor product page From the drop-down menu, select which messaging subscription you’ll need   Add to Cart the quantity of machine monitors with that subscription.   Checkout online   Email your contact list to […]

Contacts

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Contacts are a key component for Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor and we’ve made provision for you to manage your contacts within the app. When you purchase your Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor we invite you to send us a list of the contacts in your organization that will be receiving reports and notifications. We’ll populate your […]

Running Efficiency Snapshots

Running Efficiency Snapshots

Goal: Get running efficiency reports from your CNC machine throughout a shift. Use a line graph to get a visual indication of the reason for any dip in efficiency. You may wish to see a report part way through a shift or even hour by hour during a shift. The key to getting this is […]

Report Details

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The Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor app makes creating and editing reports intuitive. Nevertheless we thought you may find it helpful to have a closer look at the report event details. To see report details, go to the Reports screen by selecting the reports icon from the menu bar. At the bottom of the screen you’ll […]

Notifications Details

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The Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor app makes creating and editing notifications intuitive. Nonetheless we thought you may find it helpful to have a closer look at the notification details. First, go to the Notifications screen by selecting the notification icon from the menu bar. At the bottom of the screen you’ll see a “New” button, […]

Unattended Operation (Overnight)

Unattended Operation (Overnight)

Goal: Be alerted if your machine experiences an error after hours. Perhaps the error happens early enough in the evening to come in and fix the problem. If it happens in the wee hours of the morning, at least the operator will know that when he walks in the door he needs to go straight […]