In modern condition monitoring concepts, machine components have become ‘data collectors’, offering information about the anticipated availability of plants and systems. The benefits of these concepts are obvious, and machine safety can and must be integrated. Siegfried Rüttger, Project Manager for Industry 4.0 at the Schmersal Group, explains the background and opportunities.
Source: Der Betriebsleiter, issue 11-12/2018, Vereinigte Fachverlage publishing house
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