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CNC machines are crucial in precision manufacturing, and monitoring their performance is essential, yet challenging due to the manual effort involved. Addressing this, our project introduces a remote monitoring system for CNC machines that harnesses PLCs, OPC servers, Ignition software, ethernet, and Python. The system enables real-time tracking of machine coordinates, spindle RPM, coolant levels, door status, operating time, real time alarms and overall machine life. It's designed for accessibility from various devices, providing real-time data analysis and improving organizational efficiency without the constant presence of a human operator. The major benefit of our software is that it can be accessed anywhere on any type of device, be it a desktop computer or a cell phone, facilitating valuable real-time analysis of the condition of the machine.

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Higher Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Development of Remote Monitoring Software For CNC Machines



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