Baumüller will be displaying its exhibits in line with the guiding theme of the trade fair "Integrated Industry - Creating Valu" at the Hanover Trade Fair from April 24-28, 2017 in hall 14, stand H12. Visitors will experience the added value of Industry 4.0 systems based on numerous features for smart production: from an integrated system for predictive maintenance to the web-capable visualisation for quick commissioning and flexible adaptations in the production process.
Two networked material handling and robot systems at the trade fair stand will show how production is optimised through networking. The palletising process of the 3-axle material handling system and the welding of the robot occurs in one process. The communication occurs via a Euromap 67 interface. Both are complete systems from Baumüller, from the control software to the drive. Baumüller thus shows how machine modules can be optimally automated for the production process and also flexibly automated depending on the application. The individual modules can easily be combined to form complete machines and systems or also integrated into new or existing systems.
In the system area, the focus is on component developments as well as innovations in software and visualisation. Standardised databases, a wide range of field buses and open interfaces are the basis for flexible and efficient communication and networking. With the software modules from Baumüller, mechanical engineers and machine users benefit from pre-programmed comprehensive features, which simplify the commissioning of Baumüller considerably and thus help achieve a faster time-to-market and high level of error security. The modules can easily be incorporated in the programming interface of the respective control unit so that there is not any additional programming work.
Visitors can convince themselves of the intuitive operation of the Baumüller visualisation and the advantages of web capability directly at the exhibits. The user can then conveniently access the visualisation of the production data on a smartphone or tablet whenever needed.
In the service area, Baumüller offers networking via sensor-based machine monitoring that can be coupled by machinery manufacturers or users with different service models. The condition monitoring system improves the availability of machines and reduces the costs for service and maintenance. This system is also presented at the trade fair booth as part of the overall package.
More information can be found at www.baumuller.co.uk, or you can visit the company at the Hanover Trade Fair from April 24-28, 2017 in hall 14, stand H12.