The Mineral Processing Equipment General document, OPC 40564-1, serves as an abstraction layer to all machines and systems that are classified as mineral processing equipment or systems. Therefore, it contains parent types and common features that are shared by two or more mineral processing equipment or systems. Documents detailing the mineral processing equipment or systems, that are part of the OPC 40564 multi-part documents, are given in Table 1.

Table 1– Subdocuments of OPC 40564 Mineral Processing General

Document Name



General (This document)

OPC 40564-1

General Information about Mineral Processing Equipment

Rock Crusher

OPC 40564-2

Machine specific information about Rock Crusher machine

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