Evaluation of OPC UA Machine Interface for Parameter Monitoring during AM
Can OPC UA be utilized for process parameter monitoring during additive manufacturing via LMD?
Challenge and Motivation
- OPC UA standard machine interface can be applied for parameter and condition monitoring in macnufacturing processes.
- For LMD based AM processes the potential of monitoring machine parameters is unknown.
- The monitoring data based correlation between process parameters, melt pool characteristics and welding results is not elaborated yet.
- Assessment of performance and suitability of OPC UA for process parameter monitoring in AM.
- Mathermatical evaluation of the relevance of monitored LMD process parameters.