smart CONTROL collects, monitors, analyses and logs the data of the hot runner system as well as the entire injection moulding production cell and peripheral components. The hot runner system is fully integrated into the networked injection moulding process. This enables transparent, efficient and safe processes as well as simplified process optimisation and quality monitoring.
Permanent collection and logging of all relevant process data
related to the hot runner system and the injection moulding production cell.
Completely integrateable into the networked injection moulding production
Communication with machine, peripherals and higher-level software systems via OPC UA and REST API.
Unique Virtual Rheology function
Live simulation of the melt flow with real-time calculation of shear rates and residence time in the system
Comfortable data access and permanent data backup
Browser-based user interface for user-friendly visualisation of data. Worldwide availability. Secure access via mobile devices without additional software installation.
Easy integration into company networks via Ethernet interface
Simplified service by remote diagnosis
Virtual assistance functions
The optionally integrable Virtual Rheology function enables live simulation of the shear rates and the residence time in the hot runner system based on the material and geometry data stored in the system as well as the hot runner temperatures and injection parameters of the injection moulding machine recorded for the current shot. This offers the possibility of targeted process optimisation, especially when processing shear-sensitive or residence time-critical materials, and thus guarantees optimum part quality.
The browser-based user interface allows the clear display and evaluation of all recorded data of the hot runner system, the injection moulding machine, the mould and other peripheral devices. The dashboard with integrated productivity display and the most important temperature data of the system components provides information on the current system performance at a glance. Detailed information can be called up at further levels.
smart CONTROL as an integral part of a hot half or a Drop-In system (integrated in the wiring box) for monitoring of the injection moulding process over the entire life cycle of the mould.
smart CONTROL as compact unit for mounting directly on the injection moulding machine for flexible use in injection moulding production cells. Monitoring of different moulds possible.