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Growth brings new team structure

DSL Team Leaders (Cropped)
      Following continued growth in business and employee numbers, DSL Systems restructured into a teams last year. These teams are led by Daniel Ashall (left), Paul Colman (middle) and Tim Evans (right). Paul's team looks after project implementation, training, service and support. Within this team is Ben Booth who was appointed in a new front line support role last year. Dan's team look...
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Plan4Feed updates

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Truck Allocation facility (new option) Orders can be assigned to trucks (or any other vehicle type) either before, during, or after production, on any day, and on any load. This information is displayed visually, and orders can be moved about or reallocated easily. Truck compartments are also supported. Loads (e.g. first, second, AM, PM, etc). are fully configurable. You can configure permanent...
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RFID tags for user log-in

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DSL Systems has developed a method to automatically log users in to a workstation using wearable RFID tags, typically on the wrist. Each workstation is installed with a RFID reader plugged in to the USB port which can have a range of about 1m. Software on each workstation continuously scans for tags in range and will automatically log-in a user with a recognised tag. The user will be automatical...
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On-line equipment documentation

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A facility to view documentation regarding items of equipment has been developed in the version 8 of AutoPilot4Feed. This is useful to provide quick and simple access to health & safety information, work instructions or manuals from the item on the graphics. The facility is completely user configurable allowing up to 10 pdf documents to be attached to any item. A “View documents” option now ...
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On-line pellet tester

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AutoPilot4Feed version 8 incorporates a communication driver for the TekPro NHP300 on-line pellet tester. Through the link AutoPilot4Feed can supervise the unit to take samples from several pellet press lines depending on which are active. The captured values can be used to display the current and average Holmen values on the graphics. The average value is automatically recorded with the pellet ...
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Cost optimisation

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The new cost optimisation facility enables the the replacement of high cost bulk materials with other cheaper materials within configurable tolerances settings. The system will adjust inclusions using the minimum value of the percentage and kg limits. All adjustments are recorded in the batch record.
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Pop up manual control

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A new method has been devised for manually setting variable motor speeds and valve positions for the purpose of maintenance and calibration. Originally these could be manually overridden using a box on the graphics. The new method provides manual control by just clicking on the "Auto" button on the graphics to bring up a temporary pop-up box as above and change the "Auto" button colour from red ...
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