The Device Gate is pre-installed ex-works on your laser. All you need to do is activate it to give digital access to your laser data. Device Gate enables you to send data from your laser or your machine directly and safely to the cloud or to TRUMPF. You can take advantage of services such as Condition Monitoring. Device Gate is above all recommended when you would just like to network a single device. Factory Gate should be used for constellations with several machines.
TruConnect connectivity solutions
The ability to respond more quickly, process more parts in less time and save costs - almost as an afterthought: that is what Industry 4.0 means. Connect components within and outside of your production facility and support the digital exchange of information. This will help your procedures to function better and your earnings to increase.
Regardless of whether you are already connected - the goal is clear: be ready to increase complexity and decrease lot sizes in sheet metal processing. By using our TruConnect range of solutions, we will support you step by step to your Smart Factory. No two paths are the same: the TruConnect components are combined to meet your requirements for the ideal solution.
What can you do with existing machines if they do not have a standardized data exchange function? TRUMPF has the perfect solution for this.
Connect machines from third-party suppliers with the world of TRUMPF
Do you need transparency for your entire machine pool, regardless of the manufacturer or the age of your machine? No problem, we offer a solution for your production with the Basic Connectivity Kit.
The Basic Connectivity Kit integrates machines from third-parties suppliers and older TRUMPF machines in TruTops Monitor
Once installed, the Basic Connectivity Kit provides signals depending on the operating status of the machine – and it is astonishingly easy: "Machine is stationary without malfunction", "Machine is stationary with malfunction", "Machine is in operation". TruTops Monitor interprets information and displays it analogously to your other machines in the dashboard. This works round the clock at all workstations in your production. Of course, new TRUMPF machine tools are integrated in TruTops Monitor as standard.
Connect TRUMPF machines with your individual monitoring system
Most current machine tools from TRUMPF have the option of setting up an OPC-UA-based communication using interfaces. The interface for the production status, for example, supplies information which can be used to detect the capacity utilization of your machines and to process it in your individual software system.
The OPC UA Retrofit Cube integrates older TRUMPF machines in your monitoring system
Machines without interfaces for standardized data exchange due their age require the OPC UA Retrofit Cube. It provides the proprietary digital interfaces even for software from third-party suppliers. The system consists of an industrial PC with an OPC UA interface. As soon as it is connected and configured, it provides the available signals for you locally.