Piovan will emphasise its commitment to Industry 4.0 at Fakuma, especially with the new Easytherm mould temperature control unit. The group’s new generation products are designed to be used in the smart factories of Industry 4.0, and so Easytherm is set up for use in environments with open standards, such as the integrated OPC-UA server. It can be used with Winfactory 4.0, the Piovan supervision software that allows communication between different machines within the plant. And it can also interact with the control panels of machines manufactured by different suppliers by incorporating the OPC-UA platform. The Easytherm unit has a new interior and exterior layout, redesigned ergonomic control, and is made with high-end components, making it “a versatile machine that guarantees reliability, accuracy and an intelligent management of consumption”, says Piovan. Easytherm works with temperatures up to 90°C.
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