Software for Plant-Floor SPC data collection
- Complete SPC Charting and Analysis
- Automated Data Acquisition and
- Easy Interface to Bar Code and Measurement Devices
- Integrates with
Manufacturing Data Systems
- Full Screen Visual Designer
- Wizard-based Configuration
- Reads From and Writes to External Databases
NWA Quality Monitor provides manufacturers with powerful, configurable
software for plant-floor data collection and SPC charting in an off-the-shelf
package. With NWA Quality Monitor, manufacturers have a single solution
for plant-floor SPC.
NWA Quality Monitor answers your plant floor quality monitoring needs.
Using just one software package, you can standardise workflow procedures,
automate data collection, and provide real-time SPC feedback throughout
With NWA Quality Monitor, all plant floor workstations use
the same core software with task-specific configurations for each application.
Operator interface and chart formats can be standardised.
The context sensitive, on-line help system can support your standard operating
procedures and simplify meeting quality assurance and vendor certification
program requirements. The result is a uniform system with shared, common
procedures throughout your facility or company.
NWA Quality Monitor is cost-effective in applications ranging from a single-user
workstation to integrating with plant wide information systems.
Inexpensive to implement and support, it can be installed
and configured by you and your existing staff. NWA Quality Monitor virtually
eliminates manual recording, transcribing, and charting of data, freeing
your quality-control staff for more productive work.
Because NWA Quality Monitor collects data from all standard
measurement and interface devices, you avoid the costly duplication of
training, management, and support procedures that result from using different
software for each device.
As an off-the-shelf package, NWA Quality Monitor can easily be installed
and configured by you and your existing staff. Your starting point is
NWA Quality Monitor Designer, which combines a full-screen visual designer
with wizard-based set-up tools to provide a configuration environment
that is both easy to use and capable of meeting the most demanding data
You build data entry screens exactly how you want them to
look, using a familiar drag-and-drop, point-and-click interface. You can
select from a variety of pre-configured templates or create complete User
Interface designs from scratch.
Combined with a copy of NWA
Quality Analyst to produce the SPC control charts you need to analyse
data and identify areas for process improvement, this provides you with
comprehensive solution for plant floor quality control. You can then add
as many individual NWA Quality Monitor Workstation licences as you require.
Easy to Set Up
NWA Quality Monitor combines a full-screen visual designer with wizard-based
setup tools to provide a configuration environment that is both easy to
use and capable of meeting the most demanding data collection requirements.
Customised data entry screens are built using a familiar
drag-and-drop, point-and-click interface. You can select from a variety
of pre-configured templates or create complete User Interface designs
Easy to Use
NWA Quality Monitor's flexible design capabilities allow you to match
the user-interface to the requirements of the item being tested and the
users capabilities. Data collection and analysis can be standardised
to match your SOPs and customer requirements.
- Fully definable full-screen user interface
- Point-and-click or function-key operation
- On-line context-sensitive help
- Built-in calculations and look-up tables
- Visual and audible alarms for out-of-specification and control conditions
- Automatic or one-click SPC charting
- Validity checking for keyboard and device input
Easy to Integrate
NWA Quality Monitor is designed to be the plant-floor
test station component of your manufacturing or process information
Integration features include:
- Direct data connection to any ODBC-compliant database
- Local and distributed alarming
- Interfaces with the most popular MES, CIM, ERP, and LIMS systems
- Automatic recovery from network failure
- Easily shares data with NWAs family suite of analysis and
Easy to Interface
Interfacing measurement devices to PCs can be one of the most difficult
parts of setting up plant-floor data collection. NWA Quality Monitor comes
with an extensive list of pre-configured device interfaces, including
most electronic scales, gages, multiplexers, and a wide range of specialised
Adding device input to
an NWA Quality Monitor data entry screen is usually done with a few mouse
clicks. In addition, device and port configuration tools provide for easy
creation of new device interfaces and solving communication problems.
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NWA Quality Monitor, together
with NWA Quality Analyst,
can help you achieve continuous process improvement in your organisation,
saving costs and improving quality - for more information, contact
your local Adept Scientific office.