Machine data Cluster 2 Lifting solutions
The overriding goal of the Cranes cluster is to create a uniform understanding of the definitions in ISO 15143. Some of the parameters in the ISO standard are not sufficiently specific. This creates a scope for interpretation that allows different definitions on the part of the OEMs and thus causes corresponding isolated solutions (data silos) on the part of the users.
For the users of the machines, a meaningful use, a cross-manufacturer comparison and a connection of the machine condition data to internal systems and processes is therefore only possible with great difficulty or not at all.
In order to increase the usability as well as the application possibilities of the data, the parameters must be regulated in detail and clearly together with all parties involved, from the manufacturer to the service provider to the end user.
This is intended to create clear added value for the user in the machine condition data defined in ISO 15143-3. Manufacturers benefit from the possibility of a targeted and manufacturer-independent definition. This creates standards and avoids isolated solutions and proprietary interpretations.
The elaboration was carried out in compliance with the following two requirements:
- The ISO standard is the default and there must be no modification of existing fixed definitions.
- The definitions refer to the data interface from the OEM server. Data acquisition and data transfer to and from the machine are not part of this cluster.
Since ISO 15142-3 currently only includes machine condition data, the next step will be to work out the necessary quality and process data for cranes. The aim is to define the required metrics clearly and unambiguously. For the user, this information is of great importance in order to be able to further optimize construction site processes. For this purpose, it is necessary to define machine types, such as tower crane, crawler crane, mobile crane as well as gantry cranes and loading cranes, and to consider them separately. For each machine type, main activities are determined and the required data fields incl. description as well as measurement accuracies (query frequency, unit) are defined.