Collecting and evaluating data in Industry 4.0 forms the basis for process improvements and predictive maintenance. This is made easier thanks to a safety controller with built-in OPC UA server which enables a consistent flow of data from the sensor systems to the central IT systems.
Source: Der Betriebsleiter 4/2019, Vereinigte Fachverlage GmbH
Autor: Ulrich Bernhardt, Head of Sales Control Units, Schmersal Group, Wuppertal/Wettenberg
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