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The LaserMonitoringType provides basic monitoring information of a laser device used in the machining process, i.e. a beam source for a laser beam used as a tool.

The LaserMonitoringType is formally defined in Table 19.

Table 19 – LaserMonitoringType Definition

Attribute Value        
BrowseName LaserMonitoringType        
IsAbstract False        
References Node Class BrowseName DataType TypeDefinition Other
Subtype of the WorkingUnitMonitoringType defined in 8.3.3 i.e. inheriting the InstanceDeclarations of that Node.          
0:HasComponent Variable ControllerIsOn 0:Boolean 0:BaseDataVariableType M, RO
0:HasComponent Variable LaserState LaserState 0:BaseDataVariableType M, RO
Conformance Units          
MachineTool Monitoring WorkingUnit          

ControllerIsOn being True indicates that the controller of the laser device is running. This gives no indication whether laser light is currently emitted.

LaserState indicates the current state of a laser device. It is defined in 12.4.

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