Predator RCM™ v11 Release History

Predator RCM Software

July 27th 2020 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.42 is re-released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.42 has been re-released. This very minor update makes the following improvement:

  • Improves the install to allow the Sentinel Protection Driver to be an option vs. being required

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.42 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 30th 2020 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.42 is released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.42 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvement:

  • Fixes a bug with intermittent processing of tool loading

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.42 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 13th 2020 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.38 is released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.38 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvement:

  • Fixes a bug with processing duplicate requests to move a pallet
  • Fixes a bug that intermittently prevented a machine from processing the next job

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.38 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 9th 2020 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.37 is released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.37 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvement:

  • Fixes a bug with processing Fanuc Robot alarms in certain cases

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.37 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

December 21st 2019 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.36 is released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.36 has been released. This update focuses on improving tool tending and other customer driven requests. Refer to the following details:

  • Adds Predator Tracker tool life integration
  • Adds searching for tool serial numbers and holder serial numbers within Mega Racks
  • Adds Yellow completed checkmark for jobs that are manually set to completed
  • Adds the option to delete an unload request after an abort
  • Adds new system notification display
  • Adds new Fast Track design for tool tending
  • Adds option for operators to override tools automatically selected via FastTrack
  • Adds Mark Complete option when items are placed on magazine
  • Adds option to build tools to match search criteria for tool tending
  • Improves Drag and dropping of tools from Mega Racks
  • Improves FastTrack tool tending to re-queue with the On ATC option
  • Improves Mazak single block support by automatically clearing the end of job macro variable
  • Improves Deleting a CNC program to automatically clear reserved tools
  • Improves Predator Tracker integration
  • Improves Tool status, colors and tool display within Mega Racks
  • Improves Disconnect when communications are lost
  • Improves Shutdown
  • Improves Tool searching within the Mega Racks
  • Improves drag and drop operation
  • Fixes a bug with Mazak machines waiting for tool number errors
  • Fixes a bug finding tool holders within the build list
  • Fixes a bug with utilizing used tools within tool tending
  • Fixes a bug with clicking on holders within tool tending
  • Fixes a bug with automatic unloading of tools

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.36 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

September 14th 2019 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.22 is released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.22 has been released. This updates includes the following enhancements:

  • Adds additional snap points to the main window
  • Improves snapping of child windows to the main window
  • Improves the display of chuck numbers within the Presetter module
  • Improves the processing of multiple unload requests
  • Improves the Fanuc Mill machine status after clearing a machine alarm
  • Improves Fanuc Robot status when the robot is powered down while connected
  • Improves saving tool offsets within the Mega Tool Rack module
  • Improves cell locking when the magazine is the load magazine position

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.22 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

August 30th 2019 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.21 is released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.21 has been released. This updates includes the following enhancements:

  • Adds Put All Jobs in Queue right mouse menu
  • Adds Place All Jobs On Hold right mouse menu
  • Improves the Log Viewer to maintain the selected row after clearing a filter
  • Improves identification of duplicate robot tasks when placing an item
  • Improves the Makino module's use of digital I/O
  • Improves the Fanuc Mill module's use of digital I/O
  • Improves the Fanuc Lathe module's use of digital I/O
  • Improves docking of panels to the main window
  • Fixes a bug with the Mazak Mill module and Microsoft SQL Server
  • Fixes a bug displaying the estimated time within the Presetter application

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.21 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 24th 2019 - Predator RCM v11.1.9.12 is released

Predator RCM v11.1.9.12 has been released. This major new version includes hundreds of new improvements in machine tending and robotic manufacturing automation. The following major new features are highlighted:

  • Adds parts only and tool only style machine tending cells
  • Adds configurable big button HMI to run robot and CNC machine programs
  • Adds configurable big button HMI for robot digital I/O
  • Adds generic digital I/O only machine interface for part washers, test stands and other equipment
  • Adds optional operator electronic signatures for CFR21.11 and other compliance requirements
  • Adds optional active directory integrations for passwords
  • Adds display of user login and access level display in the statusbar
  • Adds FastTrack support for part and tool based cells
  • Adds FastTrack support for tool based cells
  • Adds optional ERP and MES integration and validation
  • Adds optional bar code scanning of paper based travelers and routers
  • Adds Mitutoyo CMM inspection module
  • Adds Acsys laser marker module
  • Adds part drawer material handling module
  • Adds advanced digital I/O based part drawer material handling module
  • Adds operator override for scrap parts
  • Adds optional common scrap reasons integration with Predator MDC
  • Adds option to maintain lot control of production manufacturing
  • Adds Fanuc CNC mill and lathe modules
  • Adds tripple gripper support to the Fanuc robot module
  • Adds Mazak CNC mill and ATC modules
  • Adds Fanuc robot looping main style robot automation and programming
  • Adds Fanuc robot UOP style operation and programming
  • Adds parts feeder style material handling module
  • Adds manual assembly station module
  • Adds Mega tool rack magazine module
  • Adds optional job setup automation which runs prior to production
  • Adds optional near end of job to improve machine tending performance
  • Adds Heidenhain CNC mill module
  • Adds chuck names to chucks
  • Adds support for 3 and 4 chucks per machine
  • Adds Microsoft SQL Server 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012 and 2008 support
  • Adds log file viewer application
  • Adds several robot, CNC machine and other tester applications
  • Adds several new PDF documents for different aspects of machine tending and automation
  • Improves software installation
  • Improves robot gripper design and user interface
  • Improves Job Queue play, pause and stop design and operation
  • Improves robot queue design and operation
  • Improves cell configuration and setup wizards
  • Improves online help

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.1.9.12 of Predator RCM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator RCM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.