OPC 40301 defines an OPC UA model for Flat Glass Processing and thus provides a unique interface for flat glass processing machines, e.g., cutting machines and higher order systems from different manufacturers.
It describes the interface between a flat glass processing/assembling machine and manufacturing execution systems (MES), or enterprise resource planning (ERP) for data exchange.
The following functionalities are covered:
- Machine identification, including machine status, information for job planning and machine capability, information on logged-in users;
- Job handling including job management, job status, calls to deal with jobs.
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