Tip of the Day 156: No negatives on stroke scaling, please

“Always with the negative waves, Moriarty…”        ( from…? )A customer found a way to confuse an eDART™ by entering a negative number in the scaling for the stroke analog input (from the machine). If you are taking injection stroke from the machine instead of the...

Tip of the Day 138: Redundant Id Names

We have found that in the naming of sensors some people are duplication the location into the “Identifier” column of Sensor Locations. For example, thus:This duplicates the information that the sensors are located at the end of the cavity (end of flow). Or...

Tip of the Day 131: Naming Temperature Sensors

I recently discovered that a customer had made an error in naming the locations of in-cavity temperature sensors. The rules are these: If the plastic contacts the sensor or the sensor is just behind the cavity wall use one of the in-cavity locations:Post Gate, Mid...

Tip of the Day 129: Use Descriptive Cavity ID’s

I discovered recently that someone thought you could only put numbers in the “Id” column on sensor locations. This is not true. You can use letters, numbers, spaces and some punctuation.Use descriptive identifiers for cavities, valve gates and individual...