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The ElementMonitoringType is intended to be a supertype for all monitoring information that is specific to a particular element within the machine tool. An element doesn’t have to be a physical component. Examples for such elements are NC channels or spindles. It is an abstract type, meaning it is not instantiated, only the subtypes are.

The ElementMonitoringType is formally defined in Table 17.

Table 17 – ElementMonitoringType Definition

Attribute Value        
BrowseName ElementMonitoringType        
IsAbstract True        
References Node Class BrowseName DataType TypeDefinition Other
Subtype of the 0:BaseObjectType defined in OPC 10000-5 i.e. inheriting the InstanceDeclarations of that Node.          
0:HasProperty Variable Name 0:String 0:PropertyType M, RO
Conformance Units          

The Name property refers to a name of the element.

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