Industry 4.0

15 posts

Intelligent sensors for higher equipment performance

Powerful, smart sensors and multifunctional solutions are the precondition for increasing the overall system efficiency (OEE). Smart sensors from Balluff provide optimal support because they not only fulfill a primary measurement task, but also provide up to 16 additional condition monitoring features for self-diagnosis and the environmental condition at the installation site.

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SAMS – The Smart Automation and Monitoring System

Increasing the efficiency of machines and plants requires powerful, multifunctional solutions that provide data on the machine condition in addition to the machine control. With the condition monitoring information obtained from this the performance of each machine and thus of the entire plant can be optimized

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Tracking of transport trolleys in production of RUCH NOVAPLAST

Manual, paper-based processes in intralogistics are inefficient, inaccurate and not scalable. RUCH NOVAPLAST, a manufacturer of product solutions made of particle foams, now uses RFID systems to track transport trolleys at every stage of production. This provides greater transparency in the manufacturing process.

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Tool Identification in Metalworking

With start of industry 3.0 the users of machine tools began to avoid routine work like manually entering tool data. CNC machine tools gained more market share in metalworking applications. These machines are often equipped with automatic tool change systems.

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