This document specifies an OPC UA information model for the representation of a Joining System. This system can consist of Controllers, Tools, Servos, Memory Devices, Sensors, Cables, Batteries, Power Supplies, Feeders, Accessories, Software Components, and other Subcomponents. The aim of this specification is to obtain an interoperable interface for higher-level control and evaluation systems.

It focuses on joining systems and their components as assets and the monitoring of those systems and components, considering existing and emerging standards in these areas, like OPC UA for Device Integration, OPC UA for Machinery Basic Building Blocks, OPC UA for Machinery Result Transfer, OPC UA for Asset Management Basics, etc.

This version of the specification focuses on Asset Management, Condition Monitoring, Result Management, Event Management, Joining Process Management and Joint Management.

All the types defined in this specification can be extended for vendor, customer, or application specific use cases outside of this specification.