Smart cost optimisation element added to Synoptik

January 12, 2023

Gravity Pull System has released a Schedule Optimizer for its Synoptic software suite to provide optimal economic results to producers (Courtesy Gravity Pull System)
Gravity Pull System has released a Schedule Optimizer for its Synoptic software suite to provide optimal economic results to producers (Courtesy Gravity Pull System)

Gravity Pull System, headquartered in Neuchatel, Switzerland, has released the configurable ‘Schedule Optimizer’ for its software suite Synoptik. Schedule Optimizer analyses AI-based relevant production such as component geometry, volume, customer order parameters, material consumption, and identifies optimal economic results.

If parameters change during ongoing production, the total costs are dynamically recalculated and optimisation suggestions generated, recommending the best use of resources and work/logistics processes, including post-processing. This is enabled by simulating a wide variety of scenarios in an effort to enable resource-saving, sustainable production. Expected and unexpected incidents during the course of production are simulated, and the effects of changes in the schedule are examined.

Compared to conventional calculation methods, Schedule Optimizer is said to achieve an optimisation and cost potential of around 30% and higher, depending on individual business case requirements.

The software can be integrated into more than fifty existing programs such as SAP via an API interface or can be used in conjunction with Synoptik’s own MES/Trace & Tracking tool. Synoptik is available as an on-premise or cloud solution and is secured via an integrated blockchain.

Synoptik is an intelligent software which offers the basis for building an ecosystem that integrates all process partners. The parties involved work together on the same level of knowledge and information throughout the entire process lifecycle in Additive Manufacturing.

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