CNC Revision Control is overlooked in terms of manufacturing productivity. No control over shop programs leads to old ones running at machines. This means wasted raw material, man time, and customer time.
“Revision control is the management of modifications done to software applications, sites, documents or any set of information,” says Techopedia.
Techopedia lists benefits including record keeping and performance analysis. There’s also streamlined collaboration and conserved disk space.
Modern Machine Shop columnist Wayne Chaneski says – “It is hard to know if a process needs to be fixed if it is not being followed as intended.”
He continues that “valid processes that have veered off course may require additional employee training or better communication of expectations.”
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