MTConnect is an open, royalty-free standard that is intended to foster greater interoperability between devices and software applications. By establishing an open and extensible channel of communication for plug-and-play interconnectivity between devices, equipment and systems, MTConnect allows sources to exchange and understand each other’s data. This common communication is facilitated by XML and HTTP technology to provide real-time data from throughout a factory. This common communication empowers software developers to implement applications aimed at providing more efficient operations, improved production optimization and increased productivity.
The new SINUMERIK operator interface has been structured even more clearly and intuitively. SINUMERIK Operate combines the known HMI-Advanced, ShopMill and ShopTurn on one consistent, innovative operator and programming interface. SINUMERIK Operate is clearly structured, can be operated intuitively and provides numerous modern, powerful functions which allow to combine workstep and high-level language programming on one operator interface – thus ensuring fast, efficient and intuitive NC programming and production planning.
The new CNC user interface is clearly structured, intuitive for users and equipped with a broad range of new and powerful functions. This allows machining step and high-level languageprogramming to be united in a single user interface. In turn, this enables extremely fast, rational and intuitive NC programming and work preparation.
Simple steps for successful workWhen setting up a workpiece, the measurement process is also shown clearly and simply with animated elements
Simple and fast handlingEnables complex workpieces to be manufactured in a single clamp
Different kinematicsEasy to set-up
Simultaneous machiningStep recording can be activated and displayed
Intelligent HMI functions offer users the simplest and most effective support for their daily work – for example with screenshots via keyboard shortcut. The state-of-the-art Windows style display is also very user-oriented. SINUMERIK Operate sets a new standard for usability in terms of graphical support. Animated elements portray each machining step in advance in a graphically-animated simulation.
The tool listWith its context-based functions and self-explanatory icons, the tool list is intuitive, can be customized, and is easy-to-use. Plus, it provides all relevant information, which can then be seen at a glance.
Animated elementsCNC achieves an unparalleled level of convenience in terms of operation and programming, even with technological cycles.
Safe – thanks to simulationSimulation offers a broad range of different workpiece views. This allows programming to be checked immediately and users can also zoom in and out while a simulation is running, even on swiveled planes.
SINUMERIK MDynamics bundles the powerful CNC SINUMERIK hardware, intelligent CNC functions and a unique CAD/CAM/CNC process chain into technology packages for three-axis and five-axis milling machines – at a cost efficient package price. The SINUMERIK MDynamics 3-axis/5-axis milling packages are available for the CNC systems SINUMERIK 840D sl and SINUMERIK 828D
Exact surface machining and precise contouring – and in the shortest machining times. These are factors that significantly affect workpiece quality and manufacturing productivity. This is exactly where SINUMERIK MDynamics steps in: Perfect surfaces with the new, intelligent Advanced Surface path control, an optimized NC data compressor, the ability to quickly adjust to workpieces, tool and program handling, optimum machining with the flexible programGuide and ShopMill programs, all resulting in shortest possible programming times.
All of this enabling economic machining and flawless surfaces with the SINUMERIK package – perfectly customized for any industry.
SINUMERIK hardware and innovative functions at a cost efficient package price for 3-axis and 5-axis milling machines
Includes the new Advance Surface functions for intelligent motion guidance
Perfect workpiece surfaces while at the same time significantly reduced machining times
From development and procurement to production and sales – the integration of machines and production data in the workflow of a company is becoming increasingly more important.as manufacturing companies strive to secure a competitive advantage.
The transparency to identify potential for optimization and to develop a continuous improvement process are only possible if the entire production scenario is viewed as a whole. The integration of machine tools into company processes is therefore an essential precondition for lean and efficient production. With SINUMERIK® Integrate, we can offer you a comprehensive portfolio to integrate your machine tools into communication, engineering and production processes in a machining environment.
Development of productive machine toolsthrough openness in technology, programming and operation
Machines can be simply and quickly integratedinto extensive production and communication processes
Individual machine-specific optimization functionswhen programming and operating SINUMERIK
Higher degree of availability through state-of-the-art support solutionssuch as Condition Monitoring Remote Access
With a broad range of drive and motor components, CNC and drive functions, PC software solutions and SINUMERIK Manufacturing Excellence services, SINUMERIK Ctrl-Energy sets standards for energy efficiency on machine tools.
SINUMERIK Ctrl-Energy is based on a comprehensive portfolio of SINUMERIK CNC controllers, SINAMICS drive systems and motors. Thus, SINUMERIK Ctrl-Energy can be used on nearly all machine tools – from the standard machine through to premium machining centers.
SINUMERIK Ctrl-Energy provides already today solutions for the future challenges placed on energy efficiency.
Maximum energy efficiency for all types of machine toolsis ensured by SINUMERIK Ctrl-Energy – an outstanding feature of the complete SINUMERIK CNC, SINAMICS drive and motor portfolio
Efficient solutionsfrom machine design through to machine retrofitting
Energy-optimized machining processeswith the simple key combination Ctrl + E
SINUMERIK Safety Integrated is a comprehensive safety package that helps to protect both personnel as well as machines. This is extremely efficient and cost effective thanks to the safety functions that are completely integrated into the control and drive technology. Not only this, your machine can be safely and practically operated under all of the specified operating conditions. For instance, in the setting-up and test modes with the protective door open. The safety functions comply with the requirements laid down in DIN EN 61508 for use up to and including SIL 2 (Safety Integrity Level), Category 3 and PL d (Performance Level) according to DIN EN ISO 13849. As a consequence, the essential requirements relating to functional safety can be simply and cost-effectively implemented.
The functional scope includes:
Functions to safely monitor speed and standstill
Functions to safely demarcate working and protective zones and to identify areas
All safety relevant signals are directly connected and internally logically combined
High degree of safety: Seamless implementation of safety functions in SIL 2 / PL d
High degree of flexibility: Practical safety and operator concepts can be realized
High degree of cost effectiveness: Hardware and installation costs are reduced
Higher availability: Electromechanical switching elements that are prone to faults are eliminated
Functions to protect persons and machines
Short response times
Can be used in all operating modes
Replace external electromechanical devices
SinuTrain for SINUMERIK Operate allows the user-friendly operation and CNC programming of SINUMERIK controllers on your PC – based on the original SINUMERIK CNC kernel.
With SinuTrain for SINUMERIK Operate, Siemens offers you a practical solution for CNC training which can be used both by beginners and by experts. From the very beginning, SinuTrain for SINUMERIK Operate enables you to reinforce your programming and operating knowledge about the innovative CNC controller SINUMERIK 828D / 840D sl. Our intuitive PC-based solution comprises a control-identical software which has been perfectly tailored to meet your individual requirements.
Further, SinuTrain for SINUMERIK Operate can be perfectly adjusted to the axis configurations of different machines. This allows maximum compatibility of the CNC programs created offline with the machines used in production.
DIN/ISO programming with programGUIDE
ShopMill/ShopTurn workstep programming
Multichannel programming with programSYNC (only SinuTrain completely)
Full-range graphic CNC simulation
TCP/IP Ethernet networking with machines
Print function for DIN/ISO and ShopMill/ShopTurn workstep programs
Integrated CAD Reader for the import of DXF files
Software machine control panel (no further hardware required)
User-friendly operation and programming of SINUMERIK CNCs at your PC
Suitable for all programming techniques established worldwide
Realistic workpiece simulation with an integrated virtual machine control panel
Optimum machine adaptation for maximum CNC program compatibility
A wide range of user languages is available
Intelligent software license management to meet every user requirement and budget
A future-proof investment thanks to continuous software updates
TrainingUser-friendly and convenient learning using a CNC identical offline training tool
Offline CNC programmingIncreased productivity with the CNC identical offline programming tool
Professional CNC presentationsCNC presentations anywhere at any time using a CNC identical PC tool
Manufacturing IT is a module of SINUMERIK Manufacturing Excellence, a combination of products, solutions and services designed to optimize the integration of CNC and manufacturing data throughout the entire lifecycle of your machine or production facility.
Manufacturing IT helps you shorten your production process, reduce your costs and secure desired quality via integration of machines into the IT environment of production. This includes the familiar Motion Control Information System software suite, as well as comprehensive consulting for introduction and operations, along with IT and data security. Siemens will support you with our expertise in consulting, project implementation, and actual operation of your solution. Products with flexible Best Practice processes and range of services offer you a high degree of investment security and provide a quicker return on investment.
Improve overall machine capacity
Justify your capital investment
Boost your machine performance
Increase overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), machine availability, utilization and quality, MTTR, MTBF
Reduce machine downtime through predictive maintenance
Connect to product lifecycle management (PLM) systems such as TeamCenter
The MDA function package, a module of the Motion Control Information System, acquires machine data and machine states, as well as type-specific piece counts, automatically or manually. Siemens MDA provides insight to where productive manufacturing time is lost within a plant.
Furthermore, its diverse functions allow precise evaluations and analyses to be performed, thereby providing you with more transparency, optimized production, and higher availability and performance.
MDA permits precise evaluations and analyses to be performed. As a result, machine performance can be verified through objectively-established key figures. System parameters, such as cycle times and utilization can be monitored. This allows early recognition of areas that require improvement. By identifying these areas, maintenance, service and repairs are simplified.
Remote Control System (RCS) is a software module of the Motion Control Information System suite that allows remote diagnostics from anywhere in the world — and around the clock. RCS is the efficient, state-of-the-art solution for reducing expensive calls and increasing machine availability.
RCS software facilitates the remote maintenance of machines. Remote maintenance functions include complete remote control of all user interfaces, file exchange between systems, as well as remote administration for network administrators.
Less frequent service calls
More efficient deployment of on-site service personnel
Better preparation of service calls
Direct Numericla Control (DNC) program management supports the handling of NC programs and helps to reduce costs in the organization of NC data. With its easy-to-use interface and archiving capabilities, NC programs can be accessed by every machine within a manufacturing facility. This is of particular relevance to plants with a high degree of flexibility, product variety and NC data that frequently changes.
NC program management with DNC consists of software modules that, depending on the functions required, can be implemented at different levels.
The Internet-based services offered by Siemens not only provide support for maintenance procedures, but also create a platform for inter-company servicing and support processes. ePS Network Services are geared to improving machine productivity and availability, can be accessed immediately via secure Internet connections from anywhere in the world, and are easy-to-configure from any PC.
Typical examples of these services are remote access to control systems, optimized fault diagnostics with trace functions, monitoring and data services (comparison and archiving of data) and trend analyses on machine components for status-specific maintenance.
Increase your plant's availability
Increase your overall productivity
Reduce your inspection and maintenance costs
Lower your investment costs
Concentrate on your core business
Tool Data Information (TDI), a module of the Siemens Motion Control Information System, allows your factory to realize well-planned tool scheduling, decreased tool change times and to more efficiently utilize resources. TDI is a system from which you can combine the right modules for each degree of automation. Whether for individual machines or an entire facility of machine tools, TDI gives you access to all tool data.
All TDI modules are designed so they can operate on a single machine or within networked, inter-connected systems, e.g., they can display an overview of all actual tool data on a single machine or a central control system.
Numerous filter functions for application-specific generation of results lists
Operator-prompted loading and unloading of individual tools simultaneously with machining time together with the SINUMERIK standard tool management option
Simple interfacing of a tool setting station via Ethernet for the import of tool correction data
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) SINUMERIK software is used to integrate SINUMERIK numerical controls into a customer’s production network.All essential machine data, such as states, piece counts, alarms, messages, CNC programs, machine tool downtimes, etc., can be exchanged via RPC SINUMERIK between a control system and a computer numerical control.
RPC provides an interface between a host computer and a SINUMERIK 840D or 810D CNC. Communication between the two systems is based upon Ethernet and TCP / IP protocol. Data transfers can be initiated by either the host computer or the control. The interface to RPC SINUMERIK is based upon RPC and the transfer according to the DCE standard.