PCF Software Change History

The Version History of PCF and PrecisionSwirl Software is listed below. The software currently installed on a PCF system can be found by navigating to Advanced Setup Screen 3 or 4. To upgrade software revisions, order the appropriate "Software Upgrade Token" as listed below or utilize the "Token Burning" feature described in manual 3A6321. This Upgrade Token is used to upgrade software on all of the system components per the procedure described in the Maintenance section of PCF instruction manual 3A2098 or PrecisionSwirl manual 3A1935.

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Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series M

ADVANCED DISPLAY: (one of the following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.04.012
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.03.004

FLUID PLATE: 

  • 15V645 version 1.05.001

GATEWAY: (one of the following depending upon Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.04.001
  • USB Configuration: 16C954 version 1.02.001
  • Change made to fix issues with CGM Ethernet IP fieldbus renaming issues

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series L

Advanced Display: (one of following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.04.012
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.03.004

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.05.001


Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.003
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.04.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.02.001
  • Fixed bad CGM build

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series K

Advanced Display: (one of following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.04.012
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.03.004

 Fluid Plate: 

  • 15V645 version 1.05.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.002
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.04.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.02.001

PROFINET Station Name Fix

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series J

Advanced Display: (one of following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.04.012
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.03.004

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.05.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.001
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.04.001

 USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.02.001

Fixed issue with CGM software introduced in 15U193 version 2.05.004.

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series H

Advanced Display: (one of following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.04.012
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.03.004

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.05.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.05.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.04.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.02.001
  • Fixed issue related to multiple gun dynamic pre-charge for bead mode.
  • Decreased CGM latency.

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series G

Advanced Display: (one of following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.04.012
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.03.004

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.04.104

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.04.002
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.04.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.02.001
  • Enhanced dispensing performance.
  • Added new pre-charge modes.
  • Added Kp, Ki settings for bead control, Kd setting for pressure control.
  • Improved algorithm for learning system characteristics when in bead mode.
  • Increased robustness of flow control algorithm when working with Coriolis flow meters.
  • Added option to password protect maintenance screen (manual dispensing) on ADM.
  • Error types, added a 'None' option to some settings.

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series F

Advanced Display: (one of following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.03.002
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.02.002

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.03.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.03.000
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.03.006

USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.02.001
  • Fixes issue with 24E451 display being unresponsive on system power up.

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series E

Advanced Display: (one of following depending upon display part number)

  • P/N 289701: 15V769 version 1.03.002
  • P/N 24E451: 16F528 version 1.01.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.03.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.03.000
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.03.006

USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.02.001
  • Added software for new ADM hardware (24E451)
  • USB log names are now more descriptive.
  • Fixed an issue where a target volume of 0 would have previously produced an error.  The error is no longer generated.
  • Upon upgrading to this version of software, existing USB logged data will be erased.  Download existing USB data prior to updating the software if the data will be needed in the future.

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series D

Advanced Display (289701):

  • 15V769 version 1.02.002

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.02.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.03.000
  • Discrete (DGM): 16A626 version 1.03.006

USB Configuration:

  • 16C954 version 1.01.001
  • Added digital settings for DGM interface

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series B

Advanced Display (289701):

  • 15V769 version 1.01.002

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.01.001

Gateway:  (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM):  15U193 version 2.03.000
  • Discrete (DGM):  16A626 version 1.02.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16C953 version 1.01.002

Added support for 4 dispense guns with Discrete Gateway Module (DGM)

Software Upgrade Token: 16C958 Series A (no longer available for sale)

Advanced Display (289701):

  • 15V769 version 1.01.002

Fluid Plate:

  • 15V645 version 1.01.001

Gateway:  (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM):  15U193 version 2.03.000
  • Discrete (DGM):  16A626 version 1.01.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16C953 version 1.01.002

Initial Release

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series Z

Stsyem 16J877w (Software Link) Version 1.15.007

  • Advanced Display (P/N 24E451): 16K405 version 1.08.035
  • Fluid Plate (FCM3): 16J873 version 1.13.006
  • Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)
  •              Fieldbus (CGM): 17P796 version 3.01.004
  •              Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • USB Configuration: 16J874 version 1.02.002
  • Swirl Control (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • Tanks Stand Monitor/ Control (FCM3): 16A206 version 1.05.011
  •  Added capability to insert a Tank Stand module, as an optional accessory.  If installed, the ADM screen will display the Tank Graphic with its filled level indication, an additional advanced setup screen, and a manual fill option will be available on the #3 fluid plate run screen.
  • Added capability for 2 additional, better and simpler CGM maps (titled “small” and “Bigger”) for monitoring data and controlling a PCF system from a controlling Robot or PLC device (Graco map token P/N’s 19C804 and 19C803 respectively).  If the PCF detects the existence of these 2 maps, more data will be provided to the controlling logic accordingly.  Both maps control up to 4 fluid plates.  USB sticks are also available which provide support files, an interface document and a sample PLC program to assist with the controlling logic development (Graco P/N’s 19C811 and 19C812 respectively).  The map information has been added to Appendix C of the PCF 4 fluid plate operation manual (Graco document 3A2098).

Software Upgrade token: 16K743 Series Y

  • System 16J877v version 1.15.002
  • Advanced Display (P/N 24E451): 16K405 version 1.08.003
  • Fluid Plate: 16J873 version 1.13.002
  • Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)
    • Fieldbus (CGM): 17P796 version 3.01.004
    • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • USB Configuration: 16J874 version 1.02.001
  • Swirl Control (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • Removed limitation where if a dispense start is triggered with digital I/O (Command cable, or command cable 3x) it can now be associated with the selected style number, rather than always tied to style #1.
  • Re-built ADM logic with new drivers, making the logic compatible with new internal hardware components.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series S

  • Advanced Display (P/N 24E451): 16K405 version 1.08.001
  • Fluid Plate: 16J873 version 1.13.001
  • Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)
  • Fieldbus (CGM): 17P796 version 3.01.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • USB Configuration: 16J874 version 1.02.001
  • Swirl Control (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • Fixed a bug concerning the pre-charge low pressure error and pre-charge duration functions.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series Q

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.08.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.12.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 17P796 version 3.01.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.02.001

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • Updated Fluid plate software to allow the PCF system to run fully integrated, without an ADM.
  • Updated ADM software to allow the PCF system to run fully integrated, without an ADM.
  • Updated CGM software to allow the CGM to handle a larger map. Also to allow PCF system to run fully integrated, without an ADM.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series P

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.07.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.11.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.08.002

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.02.001

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.08.002
  • Updated Fluid Plate software to allow a single job to run indefinitely without error.
  • Updated Fluid Plate software to improve performance in electrical environments that could cause flow meter errors.
  • Updated Discrete Gateway software. The system will now send an error signal when communication with all other components is lost.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series M

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.07.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.09.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.07.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.02.001

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.07.001
  • Updated Fluid Plate software to address issue where percent error could be consistently high after shot complete.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series L

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.07.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.08.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004 
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.07.001 

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.02.001

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.07.001

Updated Fluid Plate software to address issue where shot or purge dispenses could be interrupted before the job has been completed. This issue was introduced in system version 1.10.001. 

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series K

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.07.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.07.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.07.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.02.001  

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.07.001

Updated Fluid Plate software to address possible communication issues when operating under certain conditions.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series J

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.07.001 

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.06.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type) 

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004 
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.07.001 

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.02.001 

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.07.001
  • Improved software performance in electrically noisy environments that could cause communication errors.
  • Added USB log “7-AUTOMA.CSV”. This log contains a recent history of the automation signals applied to PCF and can be interpreted by Graco Technical Assistance for troubleshooting.
  • Upon upgrading to this version of software, existing USB logged data may be erased. Download existing USB data prior to updating the software if the data will be needed in the future.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series H

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.06.002

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.05.002

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.06.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.004

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.06.001
  • Added option for DGM error bits to be active high or low.
  • Fixed issue related to entering parameters on Ethernet I/P setup screen.
  • Improved flow rate step-change response at low flow rates.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series G

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.05.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.05.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.05.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.004

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.05.001

Change made to fix issues with CGM Ethernet IP fieldbus renaming issues.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series F

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.05.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.05.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.003
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.05.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.004

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.05.001
  • Fixed issue related to analog input signals that could cause communication errors.
  • Fixed issue related to the setting of the PROFINET station name.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series E

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.05.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.04.002

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.06.001
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.04.002

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.004

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.04.002

Fixed issue with CGM software introduced in 15U193 version 2.05.004.

Fixed issue with CGM software introduced in 15U193 version 2.05.004.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series D

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.05.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.04.002

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.05.004
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.04.002

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.004

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.04.002
  • Fixed issue related to multiple gun dynamic pre-charge for bead mode.
  • Decreased CGM latency.
  • Fixed “% Error” calculation in USB job log.
  • Added ability to disable dispensing through CGM command interface.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series C

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.04.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.03.004

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.04.002
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.03.003

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.004

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.03.003
  • Enhanced dispensing performance associated with “Display” pre-charge mode.
  • Improved algorithm for learning system characteristics when in bead mode.
  • Increased robustness of flow control algorithm when working with Coriolis flow meters.
  • Added option to password protect maintenance screen (manual dispensing) on ADM.
  • Upon upgrading to this version of software, existing USB logged data may be erased. Download existing USB data prior to updating the software if the data will be needed in the future.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series B

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.03.001

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.02.001

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.04.002
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.02.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.003

Swirl Control (DGM):

  • 16J872 version 1.02.001
  • Enhanced dispensing performance.
  • Added new pre-charge modes.
  • Added Kp, Ki settings for bead control, Kd setting for pressure control.
  • Major software update. System now supports swirl functionality. PCF manual 3A2098 should be used for reference when token 16K743 is used to update software.
  • Upon upgrading to this version of software, existing USB logged data may be erased. Download existing USB data prior to updating the software if the data will be needed in the future.

Software Upgrade Token: 16K743 Series A

Advanced Display (P/N 24E451):

  • 16K405 version 1.02.002

Fluid Plate:

  • 16J873 version 1.01.003

Gateway: (one of following depending on Gateway type)

  • Fieldbus (CGM): 15U193 version 2.04.002
  • Discrete (DGM): 16J872 version 1.01.001

USB Configuration:

  • 16J874 version 1.01.001
  • Major software update. System now supports multiple fluid plates. PCF manual 3A2098 should be used for reference when token 16K743 is used to update software.
  • Upon upgrading to this version of software, existing USB logged data will be erased. Download existing USB data prior to updating the software if the data will be needed in the future.

NOTE: This software update is only compatible with systems that contain a 24E451 ADM. This update is not intended for systems with 289701 ADMs.

See instruction manual 3A2098 for complete details on the PCF system.  The latest revision manual can be found at www.Graco.com.