To ensure a product is manufactured in a timely, quality and cost-effective manner, each machine on the manufacturing floor must not simply process and accumulate information as an independent island of technology, but must communicate it to anyone and everything else. This is the way to coordinate, optimize and track data.
The OPI enables USB and serial DNC links (with protocols) to the machine as it acts a file store and embedded DNC engine. It runs on a Linux platform that works well in Windows plant network with many useful capabilities, including mapped drives with its SAMBA Server and normal browser based configuration.
The OPI enables USB and serial DNC links (with protocols) to the machine as it acts a file store and embedded DNC engine.
The OPI also supports bar code reader input in standard Code 39 format on any USB port and can come with 8 optically isolated inputs for machine monitoring. It also has its own 24VDC to 5VDC power supply – so it is plug and play.