IoT Certified OptoPartner shows us how to quickly retrofit a CNC mill with groov RIO
In a time when automation is driven by increasing connectivity, there is still plenty of everyday equipment that is simply not designed to talk to much of anything.
This equipment might be full of juicy data—how well it’s working, how much energy it’s using, how often it’s put to work—and leveraging that data to build an OEE or predictive maintenance program is often an untapped source of potential savings.
But what are your options for integrating this kind of equipment? Well, until recently they probably didn’t look very good.