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Draw circuit diagrams 50% faster with EPLAN macros from smart plastics

All electrical data available free of charge for the smart plastics i.Sense and i.Cee control cabinet modules

EPLAN Electric P8, one of the main EPLAN GmbH & Co. KG products, is considered one of the industry standards for electrical design and provides support in plant project planning, from end-to-end planning to manufacturing, commissioning, servicing, and maintenance. Various studies were used to determine that the time required for this project planning effort could be reduced by more than 50%. 

This is just where the new smart plastics i.Sense and i.Cee switch cabinet modules come in, simplifying daily work by providing associated EPLAN product data. EPLAN solution users benefit from efficiency increases in the product development process thanks to standardised procedures, automated processes, and consistent workflows. 

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Tech up

Tech up

  • Cable plan, parts list, and further design documents automatically generated in the CAE system
  • Fewer errors thanks to secure product data provision by component manufacturers
  • Quickest way to implement continuous condition monitoring for increased reliability in moving applications

Cost down

Cost down

  • Reduce design time by 50% with ready-to-use EPLAN macros
  • Designed digitally & can be ordered online immediately
  • Maintenance cost reduction thanks to predictive maintenance recommendations

Proof

Proof

Sustainability

Sustainability

  • Eliminate technical manuals and other paper documents
  • Asynchronous data provision, anytime, without tedious one-to-one data exchange

smart plastics product portfolio The two control cabinet modules form the core of the smart plastics solutions for Intelligent Maintenance 4.0.


Intelligent condition monitoring: i.Sense

igus condition monitoring with smart plastics

  • i.Sense: [Sense = sensation] Describes the area of igus® condition monitoring
  • detects machine status regularly or continuously
  • uses fast switch-off to avoid crashes
  • Uses modules to record data
  • i.Sense EC.P: push/pull force detection for energy chains
  • i.Sense EC.B: break detection for energy chains
  • i.Sense CF.P: tensile force monitoring for cables


Predictive maintenance: i.Cee

Predictive maintenance with smart plastics

  • i.Cee: [Cee, derived from to see] describes the area of predictive maintenance at igus®
  • predicts exact maintenance
  • prevents downtime or quality loss
  • enables different input options (Siemens PLC­ connection, integrated acceleration­sensors EC.W/EC.IM, OPC­UA­servers etc.)
  • offers customised output channels (IoT ­cloud­dashboard, local HTTP­dashboard, SMS, FANUC­field­system integration etc.)


EPLAN and smart plastics

CAE data: Reduce project planning effort by 50% with EPLAN

EPLAN solution users benefit from efficiency increases in the product development process thanks to standardized procedures, automated processes, and consistent workflows. 

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EPLAN and smart plastics
EPLAN and smart plastics

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