OPC 40077 covers the following functionalities:

  • General information about the IMM (manufacturer, model, serial number…), current configuration and status of the IMM including moulds, injection units and power units, and logbook of relevant changes on the machine.
  • Job management: Information on the jobs running on the machine and the parameters of the production cycles and methods to send jobs from the MES to the IMM and to release the production.
  • Dataset management: IMM store their configurations in so-called datasets. These include information on nominal process parameters (times, temperatures, pressures …) related to the IMM but also to installed handling systems.