Use Cases –
the Digital Twin in practice

How does the Digital Twin work in industrial practice? Concrete examples from component manufacturers, machine and plant builders and operators show approaches to solutions and resulting benefits.

Source: based on Plattform Industrie 4.0

Our use cases show concrete applications of the Digital Twin along the industrial life cycle, from the perspective of component manufacturers, machine and plant builders and operators, according to IEC 62890.

Choose from the use cases according to the role of the value-added partner and a lifecycle phase.

AAS-based Pilot Plant

Installation of an AAS-based system in two pilot plants as reference model.

Asset Onboarding

Remote commissioning of plants, (semi)automatic onboarding and initialisation of a Digital Twin in the Asset Management System.

Collaborative Condition Monitoring (CCM)

In the AI Real Lab at the SmartFactoryOWL in Lemgo, the discovery and secure sharing of data in multilateral corporate structures is being tested based on Gaia-X Federation Services and management shells.

Digital Nameplate

It contains all product information in digital form, provides extended product services, can be updated at any time and dispenses with paper resources.

Drives 4.0 Demonstrator

Cooperation between manufacturers of electric drives: For the first time, the interoperability of electric drives is demonstrated in a practical application using the management shell.

Energy Monitoring

Standardised submodels provide transparency about the energy consumption of a production at any time and enable the quick replacement of a device, without engineering effort.

Lenze Asset Management System

Automatic, updateable integration of all content relating to machine components and assemblies in an asset management solution from the development phase of a machine.

Open Industrie 4.0 Sensor Demonstrator

The Asset Administration Shell provides all relevant data of sensors over the entire life cycle in standardized formats in a machine-readable format.

Genutzte Teilmodelle
Product Carbon Footprint (PCF)

Calculation of the Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) of own and purchased products along the entire value chain.

Genutzte Teilmodelle
R. STAHL Digital Nameplate

Implementation of the digital nameplate based on the Asset Administration Shell and nameplates in accordance with DIN SPEC 91406.

WITTENSTEIN Service Portal

Seamless flow of information from supplier to customer and vice versa, for more efficiency in the value chain.

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