OPC 40501 specifies an OPC UA Information Model for the representation of machine tools.
Part 1 aims at straightforward integration of a machine tool into higher level IT systems. The scope is a common interface among machine tools of different technologies, manufacturers and model series. The definitions in this part allow for monitoring the machine tool and giving an overview of the jobs on it. It allows an exchange of information between a machine tool and software systems like MES, SCADA, ERP or data analytics systems.Access: Registered User