Configuring a Cycle

A Cycle is a category describing the work a Device is currently performing, could be a production order, job number or program name.

The Device will not usually know its Cycle, other sources could be operators, production planing systems, ERP or cell controllers.

Creating a Cycle

Cycle information is usually sourced and created from other systems.

Click the Settings menu and select Device Cycles.

Next click the New Cycle button, you will see the New Cycle panel opens.

New Cycle panel

Next give the Cycle a name.

Next enter the expected Cycle duration.

The Cycle duration is the forecast time to complete the Cycle in minutes.

Finally click update, you will see the new Cycle in the Device Cycle list.

Created Cycle in list