Part 01 • Parties Involved
Part 01 • Parties Involved

Industry 4.0

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Parties and organisations supporting a coordinated and integrated industrial policy. Who are involved, how are they organised and how do they co-operate. Did it really start in Germany and who is leading the development on an international level?
Part 02 • Introduction to RAMI
Part 02 • Introduction to RAMI

Industry 4.0

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Introduction to the Reference Architecture Model Industry 4.0. RAMI is a three-dimensional map showing the most important aspects of Industrie 4.0. It ensures that all participants involved share a common perspective and develop a common understanding
Part 03 • Layers & Assets
Part 03 • Layers & Assets

Industry 4.0

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A fundamental concept of Industry 4.0 is that all relevant and important (assets) items are available in a digital form. If there is a standard way to add (or retrieve) information from the digital assets", we have the basis for "large scale" communication between companies.
Part 04 • Getting the Data
Part 04 • Getting the Data

Industry 4.0

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This article looks at how we can get (all) data for production and batch control. Collecting data improves the control and communication.

Part 05 • Type and Instances
Part 05 • Type and Instances

Industry 4.0

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How can we control the information and new developments for existing and new products. This is where we differentiate between types and instances.

Part 06 • Asset Administration Shell
Part 06 • Asset Administration Shell

Industry 4.0

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How can we log all data between the partners in the product life cycle value chain. Using an "electronic label", called the asset administration shell.