Wintriss Introduces a New Flagship Press-Automation ControllerMarch 1, 2018
Wintriss Controls Group, Acton, MA, has released its new SmartPac Pro press-automation controller. The SmartPac Pro features a vibrant touchscreen interface, dual-core processors, user-configurable dashboards, unlimited tool-setup memory and the ability to share setups among networked SmartPac Pro units.
The new control architecture supports advanced connectivity features such as remote access from PCs and mobile devices, e-mail messaging, and compatibility with the Wintriss’ IIoT production-tracking solution, ShopFloorConnect. It also maintains backward compatibility with all legacy SmartPac 1 and 2 modules, including the DiProPac die-protection system, ProCamPac programmable limit switch, WaveFormPac tonnage signature monitor, WPC 2000 Clutch/Brake control and others. In addition, the Wonderware hosting option enables the SmartPac Pro to run independently created third-party HMIs for associated automation, reducing the number of screens required on the press.
The control’s new tool-summary screen enables users to view the entire contents of each programmed setup on a single screen, provides a place for users to place notes for each job, and can be exported to a USB disk as comma-separated values. Users can create custom homescreen dashboards to display the information they use most often, name the dashboards and save them in the favorites menu for quick recall.
Wintriss Controls Group: www.wintriss.com
See also: Wintriss Controls Group LLC
Technologies: Pressroom Automation
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