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Presetters and Industry 4.0

Graham Immerman
August 14, 2017

Industry 4.0 must start somewhere, and that beginning involves tool presetters. Already a major component of factory floors throughout the world, tool presetters are fit to become the foundation of Industry 4.0, where they will be connected with one another to develop a connected manufacturing environment like nothing seen before. A key aspect of tool presetters is that they can both send and receive information, allowing them to act as a two-way path connecting whatever machinery it controls. In an Industry 4.0 factory environment, these presetters are capable of connecting an impressive amount of machinery!

Presetters Provide Head Start on Industry 4.0Source: http://advancedmanufacturing.org

The dream of Industry 4.0 is for machines on a factory floor to be connected, able to communicate with each other. Maintenance can take place before breakdowns occur as data are exchanged again and again. Output is maximized, downtime minimized. Read More

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