Equipment Instance Overview
  • 19 Jun 2023
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Article Summary

Equipment instances are known as the equipment items themselves when configured in the system. Review the sections below to learn more about how to view a complete list of equipment instances in the Tempo Manufacturing Cloud.

This article covers the following topics:

Equipment Instances list

The Equipment Instances list refers to the modal in the Tempo web application where users can view, search, or filter through a list of existing equipment instances and create new ones.

To access the list, hover over the left navigation panel then click Equipment followed by Equipment Instances.

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#NameDescription
1Create new equipmentClick to create a new equipment instance.
2ColumnsClick to add or remove columns from the list.
3Reset FiltersClick to remove any filters currently applied to the list.
4More Options menuClick to view deleted instances, or import/export instance‚Äčs from/to a CSV.
5NameThe name of the equipment instance.
6Vendor NameThe name of the vendor associated with this equipment instance.
7ClassThe equipment class associated with the instance.
8Column Options menuHover over a column title to pin, autosize, or reset column options in the list.
9SubclassThe equipment subclass associated with the instance.
10LocationA location unit (if any) attached to the equipment instance.
11Usable StateA system flag that indicates whether the equipment is in a usable (green checkmark) or nonusable (red X) state.
12FilterChoose from a list of values to filter for specific results.

Equipment instance tabs

After a user creates a new equipment instance, additional tabs display adjacent to the Equipment Info and Triggers tabs.

NOTE:

The Equipment Info and Triggers tabs are the only tabs displayed by default. Other tabs appear after a user saves the equipment instance they have created.

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Tab nameDefault?How to enableDescription
StatusesYesN/AView a list of statuses and stages attached to the equipment class/subclass selected for the instance, if any.
Calibration DataNoEnable the This equipment class requires calibration toggle when updating the equipment class for the instance. For more information, refer to the Creating, Updating, and Deleting an Equipment Class article.View and add calibration data for the equipment.
Stored MaterialsYesN/AView a list of material sublots using this equipment, if any.
Attached ProceduresYesN/AView a list of procedures that use the equipment.
TriggersYesN/AView and add a list of triggers associated with the equipment.
Usage LogYesN/AView a list of user changes made to the equipment or its status(es).
HistoryYesN/AView an audit log of data changes made to this equipment instance.

Viewing equipment instance tabs

Review the sections below to learn how to view the equipment instance tabs when creating or updating its details.

Statuses tab

For more information on viewing and making updates to the equipment instance's statuses, refer to the Updating an Equipment Instance article.

Calibration Data tab

For more information on viewing and making updates to the equipment instance's calibration data, refer to the Updating an Equipment Instance article.

Stored Materials tab

  1. Click Stored Materials. A list of material sublots using this equipment instance displays.

Attached Procedures tab

  1. Click Attached Procedures. A list of all procedures using this equipment instance displays.
  2. To view a procedure, click its Title. The procedure opens in a new browser tab.

Triggers tab

  1. Click Triggers. A list of all triggers associated with the equipment instance displays.

Usage Log tab

  1. Click Usage Log. A list of user actions for the equipment instance displays.
  2. Search or filter through the list to learn more about who is using the instance and how/where it is being used in the system.
  3. To print a copy of the list's current view, click the More options menu (three dots) in the upper right corner of the list followed by Print to PDF.

History tab

  1. Click History. A list of equipment instance changes displays.
  2. Search or filter through the list to learn more about when the instance was created, including other historical data changes.
  3. To print a copy of the list's current view, click the More options menu (three dots) in the upper right corner of the list followed by Print to PDF.

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