Rapid Lab Environment System Builder from Prevac

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Topics Covered

Introduction
Key Features of Rapid SE Software
     Devices Modules
     Feature Comparison of Free and Pro Versions of Rapid SE Software
     Functional Modules
Example of Rapid SE Application
     Acquisition
     Automation
     Deposition
About Prevac

Introduction

Rapid SE (Figure 1) is rapid lab environment system builder for researchers. It provides several useful features designed specifically to satisfy most of experiment expectations. Software plays crucial role in creating intuitive, powerful and reliable platform for data acquisition, easy controlling, process creating, controlling complete system and much more.

Figure 1. Rapid SE Software from Prevac

Key Features of Rapid SE Software

The following are the key features of the Rapid SE software:

  • Fully customizable user interface
  • Synchronized data acquisition
  • Real time data preview (Chart 2D)
  • Process control and recipes editing
  • Multi screen support
  • Multi devices control
  • Number of configurable working modes, for instance, admin, scientist, student, etc.
  • Password protected user profiles
  • Graphical system state presentation
  • Extendible and reconfigurable during runtime (data presentations, virtual connections, additional modules, etc.)
  • Conditional messages notification on system events
  • Export collected data to various analytical applications (real time data, archived data)
  • Virtual devices connection and triggers
  • System events log for system maintain and quick problem detection
  • PLC based automation (option)
  • User privileges control (coming soon)

Rapid SE software is compatible with:

  • SpecsLab Prodigy
  • SeS
  • Lab View
  • Others upon request

Devices Modules

  • Power control units
  • Motor controllers
  • Measurement controllers
  • Components power supplies and heating controllers
  • Vacuum chamber highlights
  • Others according to customer requirements

Feature Comparison of Free and Pro Versions of Rapid SE Software

The following table compares the features available between the Free and Pro versions of the Rapid SE Software:

Device Control Modules Free Version Pro Version
Multi devices view + +
Real time data acquisition + +
Real time data preview (Chart 2D) + +
Export acquired data - +
Load acquired data to chart - +
Multi devices control - +
1 step process control - +
Rapid SE integration - +

Functional Modules

The following are the functional modules of the Rapid SE Software:

  • Chart 2D – Multi-axis, multi-units data preview
  • Chart 3D- Three-dimensional data representation
  • Synchronous Data Acquisition – Real time data acquisition
  • System window – Scalable, customizable system view and interface
  • Automation with safety guard – Fully controlled system automation
  • Log view – Complete system state and events log
  • Recipe Editor and Process Control – Recipe Editor module is intended to do technological process base on recipe. It provides user possibility to generate recurrent process. Graphical interface enables users to create list of sequences to execute.

Example of Rapid SE Application

The following are the examples of Rapid SE application:

  • UMS (Universal Mass Spectrometer)
  • TDS (Thermal Desorption Spectroscopy Process Control)
  • Deposition systems (complete process and vacuum control, data acquisition, failure detection and log)
  • Vacuum Conditions Simulators
  • VPC(Vacuum Pressure Control)
  • Data acquisition systems (data acquisition, system/devices control, failure detection and log)
  • ASTS (Automation of The Sample Transfer System)

Acquisition

  • Real time data acquisition
  • Fully customizable GUI
  • Fast, real time chart data preview
  • Data collection export/import to various files format
  • System control from GUI
  • Vacuum control
  • Multi units chart
  • Process creator and controller
  • Graphical system state presentation

Automation

  • Fully automated
  • Real time data acquisition
  • GUI for system control
  • Fast, real time chart data preview
  • Process creator and controller
  • Graphical system state presentation
  • Number of pressure working modes to give user access to full range of available pressures in HP chamber
  • PLC based system control
  • Vacuum control
  • Gas flow control

Deposition

  • Full control of deposition system
  • Programmable number of laser shoots
  • Pumping speed control
  • Process creator and controller
  • Auto, manual and programmable timer for effective shutter control
  • Iris wedge control
  • Gas flow control
  • Vacuum control
  • Graphical system state presentation
  • Fast, real time chart data preview
  • Real time data acquisition
  • Data collection export/import to various files format

About Prevac

PREVAC was founded in 1996 and is located in the town of Rogów in the Upper Silesia region of Southern Poland.

PREVAC offers custom deposition systems designed and manufactured to exact specifications for customer specific process applications.

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Prevac.

For more information on this source, please visit Prevac.

Date Added: Feb 26, 2014 | Updated: Feb 26, 2014
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