Tag: Industry 4.0

What is Industry 4.0?

igu-blog-adm | 7. July 2019

Industry 4.0 is a project of the Federal Government for the digitisation of industrial production. In this idea, production processes do not run side by side as individual processes, but are digitally networked with modern communication technology. All components such as machines, products, logistics and, of course, people communicate with each other here. The goal […]

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What is “Internet of Things/IoT”?

igu-blog-adm | 7. July 2019

Networked machines that communicate independently with each other without the influence of humans are described by the term “Internet of Things”. An illustrative example: The refrigerator, which, via sensors, detects that there is no milk left or a predetermined minimum quantity has been reached, and orders a replenishment at the connected supermarket using a network. […]

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What is predictive maintenance?

igu-blog-adm | 7. July 2019

Predictive maintenance means not too early, not too late, ideally planned and accompanied by the sensible use of human resource. Prescribed maintenance intervals may be too late due to more intensive use of a machine and the equipment might already be on the verge of failure. Too early maintenance, on the one hand, may send […]

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Do we have to let igus on our corporate network?

igu-blog-adm | 6. July 2019

To align sensor data with the igus cloud, you do not need to connect to the corporate network. The modules icom and icom. plus send their data independently via an IoT connection to the igus cloud, and corporate data are not queried at any time. 0 0

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Are e-chains compatible with Industry 4.0?

Marco Thull | 4. July 2019

In order to digitise processes, more users are integrating machines and systems into the Internet of Things. This benefits, for example, the maintenance. So far, service technicians had to regularly inspect thousands of components on site. A job that is not only time-consuming, but also error-prone. Small defects are easily overlooked. The alternative in the […]

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