FATool Shop Floor Data Access

Declining batch sizes, the growing diversity of parts and just-in-time manufacturing processes make it increasingly important to meet the demand for up-to-date information that is available to and from the production lines. Our central FATool tool and operational resources administration allows your data to be delivered and enables feedback/archiving options.

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Connect to your shop floor

Separate your machine network from your office network for safe and reliable shop floor data.

Product capabilities

The key functions at a glance:

  • Connection to tool inventories, lift systems (Kardex, Hänel, etc.) or automatic tool dispensers
  • Integration of tool presets and mounting, incl. difference calculation
  • Interfaces to all standard presetting devices (Zoller, Kelch, DMG, etc.)
  • Administration of all physically present tools with cutting data, tool life, etc.
  • DNC solution for the transfer of NC data and actual tool data
  • Automatic conversion of the actual tool data into the control formats (loading / unloading programs)
  • Automatic read-out of machine occupation / tool magazine for the difference calculation
  • Recording and processing of machine states or error messages.

FASYS - Online from and to the machine!