Posts in category Application Notes

Air Pressure Monitor

Air Pressure Monitor

Previously we recounted how one manufacturer used the Machine Monitor to monitor his shop air so that if there’s a drop in pressure that would threaten production, his team gets text message alerts BEFORE anything goes down. Would you like to be alerted if your shop air pressure started dropping? We took this solution and […]

Smart Lights (or Lights Made Smart)

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Many who’ve seen the Nanospark Machine Monitor sense it’s value immediately. However, most are reluctant to interrupt production and access the machine’s terminal blocks to install even such a useful tool. Well, we heard you! And in response, we developed Nanospark Machine Monitor: Smart Lights. Nanospark Machine Monitor lets you know of important changes in […]

Monitoring Air Pressure

Monitoring Air Pressure

It’s fine to monitor your million-dollar machine tool but it’s better to also monitor your critical auxiliary systems. For instance, what happens if you lose air pressure? A recent customer of ours had this happen and they estimate that they lost about $5000 before realizing they had a problem. So when we visited to tell […]

Citizen-Cincom A20 and L20

Citizen-Cincom A20 and L20

“Since our inception in 1989, Oregon Swiss Precision has understood that high quality standards and reliability are crucial for our clients to be successful in the ever changing and competitive business environment. From prototype to production, we pride ourselves in providing quality components, excellent lead times and unsurpassed service for our customers.” – Oregon Swiss […]

Robot + Hyundai-Kia SKT-250 and VX400

Robot + Hyundai-Kia SKT-250 and VX400

Plainsman Manufacturing is a manufacturing and distribution company with in-house engineering, operating out of Edmonton, AB. Since 1966 they’ve been known for making quality parts for oilfield production, pipeline maintenance, construction and gas and water distribution. Their 44,000 sq ft facility, extensive inventory and solid distribution base, allow them to effectively look after customer’s needs; […]

Interview with a Shop Manager

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Senasys is manufacturing company with production facilities in Altoona and Eau Claire, WI. They run several production lines, including snap disc and capillary style temperature switches, Pres-Air brand safety switches and ISO-Tip cordless soldering irons.   Nestled in the back half of Senasys’ Altoona production facility, they have a workshop which was a driving force […]

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 […]

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 […]

Swiss Machine, Weekend Alert

Swiss Machine, Weekend Alert

The more aware you are of the state of your machines, the more productive you can make them be for you.  This is where Nanospark: CNC Machine Monitor can be quite helpful.  Alert notifications can be applied to nearly any machine- enabling it to talk to you.  Here’s an example.     Our parent company, […]