In the near future, the manufacturing processes will be increasingly integrated and the industry will embrace the Industry 4.0’s smart factory approach. Aiming to deliver innovative solutions that will help the plastics processors to achieve progress on this challenging path, Piovan will show relevant new products at Fakuma 2017 (Friedrichshafen, 17-21 October). For the first time world-wide, the Veneto-based manufacturer will present Easytherm, the new line of temperature controllers with advanced control unit which, using the OPC-UA protocol, is already set up for use in digital factories of Industry 4.0. A new internal and external layout, the redesigned ergonomic control, coupled with the use of high-end components, characterise a versatile machine that guarantees reliability, accuracy and an intelligent management of consumption.
Another important innovation will be Winenergy, the system for monitoring and analysing the energy consumption, consisting of proprietary software and connected to a series of measuring instruments capable of detecting data related to different physical quantities, such as power, electricity, thermal energy and temperature. Winenergy can be installed individually or together with Winfactory 4.0, in order to maximize the system control and efficiency.
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