Automation in the plastics industry is becoming increasingly complex, the pace of innovation is accelerating, and the competitive pressure is increasing. KePlast – the open and safe automation system – offers THE solution.
Injection molding machine manufacturers face numerous challenges in the age of Industry 4.0: With innovation cycles becoming shorter, the market demands a broad portfolio of new technologies that must be integrated quickly and easily. At the same time, these systems must be scalable, highly flexible and future-proof. With 50 years of experience, KEBA offers I4.0 solutions for the plastics industry that enable worldwide connectivity with cloud-based data management and smart IT integration.
Both the hardware and software of the KePlast systems are optimized for injection molding machines. They offer numerous communication standards such as OPC UA and Euromap 77, fast and secure data storage for predictive analytics and maintenance.
The I4.0 portfolio - KePlast Smart Industry - is rounded off with numerous smart assistance systems: KePlast ServiceNet, which enables worldwide access to the machine through expert support via video-supported helpdesk for fast problem-solving. KePlast AppCo generates the appropriate machine software from a superordinate database to simplify production processes. KePlast EasyNet Mobile is used to visualize machine productivity on mobile devices and is understood as MES for small and medium-sized companies.