Monitoring CNCs via tablet-type devices
The Series 30i/31i/32i-Model B CNCs by Fanuc FA America can now be monitored through a tablet and allows the display of any CNC screens on any device via the Internet.
Fanuc FA America has introduced an option that allows the Series 30i/31i/32i-Model B CNCs to be monitored remotely using tablet-type devices. This latest advancement in remote monitoring greatly enhances the maintainability and production capabilities of the Fanuc CNC.
The Series 30i/31i/32i-Model B CNC, is now capable of acting as a web server. It allows display of CNC screens on any device on a network. This ability allows maintenance or production personnel on the shop floor to monitor all CNC equipment from across the shop in one location and on one device.
For advanced smooth and accurate simultaneous 5-axis high-speed machining, Fanuc's 30i-B/31i-B5 CNCs use the High-Speed Smooth TCP with new fairing technology. This reduces cycle times while improving part accuracy and quality. In addition, Fanuc Series 30i-Model B CNCs (this includes 30i-B, 31i-B, 31i-B5, 32i-B & 35i-B) offer a newly enhanced high-speed and large capacity, multi-path PMC offering large scale sequence control with a maximum of 5 concurrent independent ladders. Execution of common instructions is over 2.5 times faster than previous generation, with additional capability of high speed module executing every 1 ms.
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