Indian, Russian cos to collectively implement main industrial IoT undertaking

New Delhi: Marking a milestone in Indo-Russia joint IT initiatives, enterprise conglomerate Murugappa Group subsidiary and considered one of India’s main gearboxes producers, Shanthi Gears Ltd, has awarded Zyfra, Finnish-Russian industrial digitalisation options supplier, a contract to attach its native tools to Zyfra’s MDCplus real-time machine monitoring and manufacturing knowledge assortment system, an announcement stated.

According to a joint assertion by the contracting firms, an industrial tools monitoring system is a vital part of digital transformation and industrial web of issues (IIoT) setting. “It has proved to be in-line with the up-to-date requirements for cost effective manufacturing,” it stated.

The launch additionally stated that Zyfra has related greater than 100 computerised numerical management (CNC) machines at completely different amenities owned by Shanthi Gears.

“The integrated package of equipment was supplied, installed and configured by Zyfra, which is also supporting in the monitoring system maintenance and its operation, along with user training support for a period of one year,” it added.

The MDCplus system is designed to trace machine operation, personnel productiveness and monitoring of elements that strikes throughout numerous manufacturing phases within the store flooring.

“With improved reliability of data, its tailored reports and charts benefit the organization in evaluating and eliminate unreasonable downtime, overall equipment efficiency (OEE) improvement and reduction of production costs. On average, equipment monitoring increases production efficiency by 20%,” the assertion stated.

“The digitalization of enterprises can transform the manufacturing value chain. In a discrete manufacturing set-up (High Mix Low Volume), the digital initiatives like Machine Data Collection (MDC) can bring more efficiency and effectiveness. The transparency with the real time data captured from the manufacturing environment helps us to take right decision” stated Shanthi Gears Ltd. CEO M. Karunakaran.

As per the assertion, by means of the tools monitoring system, every machine routinely transfers knowledge about its personal efficiency right into a single digital system. Data in regards to the tools’s situation, workload and its working mode are despatched from the machines to computer systems and different gadgets, making it potential to promptly remove downtime, in addition to offering an goal analysis of the standard of machine operators’ work in real-time, it added.

“The Zyfra MDCplus real-time machine monitoring and manufacturing knowledge assortment system boosts effectivity of 286 crops worldwide, so we’re able to share greatest practices with our Indian colleagues,” stated Aleksandr Zadorozhnyi, worldwide gross sales director at Zyfra.

India has change into the important thing international marketplace for Zyfra with greater than 500 CNC machines related to its MDCplus system in 2019. By 2021 the corporate is taking a look at greater than 2,000 MDCplus installations in India.

MDC plus comes with an influence consumption monitoring possibility which helps to hold out exact and goal knowledge assortment of vitality loss from machines in numerous modes and circumstances. It helps the evaluation of the standard indicators of the facility provide system primarily based on the in-built energy consumption knowledge register.

In addition, the automated service and restore assist helps to cut back restore occasions and improve the lifespan of the tools by means of optimal-speed and optimal-quality preventative servicing works. Also with the in-built predictive analytics, the system can predict tools breakdowns and management device consumption.


Remote tools connection obtainable now


Zyfra has additionally introduced the discharge of an up to date model of its MDCplus real-time machine monitoring and manufacturing knowledge assortment system for India.

The new model offers enterprises a chance to regulate and analyze the manufacturing cycle of every half and join machines to the monitoring system with out help.

“To connect a machine to the monitoring system, it has to be integrated into the local internal network of an enterprise. It takes just a few steps to connect the machine to the system remotely and to start collecting data with its help. Continuous improvement of the system is particularly necessary in context of the high alert on account of the coronavirus pandemic. It also helps accelerate integration of monitoring in production,” says Vitaly Tuyev, Product Owner at Zyfra.

“We have successfully completed a pilot project for remote connection of machines at the enterprise of Harsha Engineers, a Romanian subsidiary of India’s Harsha Engineers Ltd., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bearing cages,” added Alexander Lizunkov, Director for International Implementation of Industrial Equipment and Personnel Monitoring Systems in Zyfra.

The new launch additionally options the choice for management and life cycle evaluation of every workpiece or half. Labels on workpieces can be utilized to trace every processing stage. Precise details about location of the half and operations carried out helps reveal deviations in technical processes and promptly establish faulty elements. This, in flip, helps scale back the price of corrections and exclude the opportunity of faulty gadgets cargo to the shopper.

“Developments in the field of Industry 4.0 allow to Indian companies today to create an economic effect without huge investments in modernization of production. The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) with traditional digitalization solutions based on the Industrial Internet of things (IIoT), such as equipment monitoring systems, will contribute not only to increasing production efficiency, but also to the competitiveness of Indian industry globally”, stated Aleksandr Zadorozhnyi.

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