Question: What sometimes makes you stomp on the gas, slam on the brakes or continue what you are doing? That would be a traffic stoplight or possibly a stack light on the manufacturing floor.There are many ways to display status of a production system such as stack lights, Andon display boards, HMI terminals and illuminated pushbuttons. Each can give operation personnel a dynamic visual status of the manufacturing line and machine needs. However, none—at a glance—can indicate a machine's status or highlight the position of a fault or action needed better than a stack light mounted above the machine. It can provide a wealth of information, if implemented…Full Story
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