Tool Lifecycle Management in perfection
Reduce your provision expenditure
EXAPToollifecyclemanager (short EXAPTLM) is one of the most powerful EXAPT software modules. With this tool you control, organize, monitor and plan your entire production orders and the whole tool cycle. This solution closes the digitalization gap between ERP system and machine tool. So you enhance the economy in your tool organization and are able to optimize production according to your requirements anytime. The improved tool provision measurably reduces provision efforts and tool investments Simultaneously you achieve an appreciable
increase of your machine utilization. Single machines, production islands or productions across different locations – integration and linkage of EXAPTLM into your production is flexible and scalable. After successful implementation you work based on your production orders, overtaken from your ERP or MES system or inserted manually into the TLM system. All tools and components are recorded and managed in the central EXAPTdatabase.
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This way EXAPTLM offers you absolute transparency and traceability for all employees involved in the process and consequently an enormous time saving. As soon as your machines, presetting devices, storages and small part storages are integrated into the system they are digitally provided with your production orders. The planning horizon can be seen and adapted from the authorized users anytime. Stored tool lists to the respective orders form the according gross requirements for your manufacturing resources.
Depending from the system sequence optimization of the machines or machine groups can be executed now. EXAPTLM checks automatically which tools are where and which of the required tools are already on the machine. They are considered when preparing the set-up list. This saves enormous set-up costs. EXAPTLM can also check the availability of clamping elements and material to be machined and specifies automatically an optimal set-up sequence.