SIMATIC IT for Overall Equipment Effectiveness

In manufacturing environments productivity, production quality and availability of equipment are often impacted by breakdowns, changeovers, micro-downtimes, reduced speed, non-conforming product and scrap.

SIMATIC IT OEE/DTM (Overall Equipment Effectiveness – Down Time Management) is a set of functionality to monitor and manage the performance of manufacturing assets:

  • Downtime management

  • KPI management

  • Performance monitoring with dedicated graphical interfaces

  • Gantt Charts

  • Contextualized analysis against manufacturing events

  • Reporting

  • Dynamic and customizable Web Portal

  • KPI (Key Performance Indicators) and metrics


OEE Benefits

  • Support decision making based on real-time production information

  • Increase plant reliability by preventing unscheduled downtimes

  • Minimize operational cost through optimized asset utilization

  • Reduce maintenance costs through optimized planning and scheduling

  • Improve performance root-cause analysis and reporting

  • Optimize product quality and quality grading

  • Reduce waste, rework, energy consumption


09/09/2009 | Author: Name