This document serves as an abstraction layer to all machines and systems that are classified as loading equipment or systems. Therefore, it contains parent types and common features that are shared by two or more loading equipment or systems.

The Loading Equipment General document, OPC 40562-1, serves as an abstraction layer to all machines and systems that are classified as loading equipment or systems. Therefore, it contains parent types and common features that are shared by two or more extraction equipment or systems. Documents detailing the extraction equipment or systems, that are part of the OPC 40562 multi-part documents, are given in Table 1.

Table 1– Subdocuments of OPC 40562 Loading Equipment

Document Name

Number

Description

General (This document)

OPC 40562-1

General Information about Loading Equipment

Hydraulic Excavator

OPC 40562-2

Machine specific information about the Hydraulic Excavator machine

This document contains common OPC UA type definitions to all loading equipment and systems.