Machine Design

Software monitors axis mechanics

The IndraDrive Productivity Agent software uses IndraDrive units as sensors monitoring the status of axis mechanics. It analyzes information based on drive-integrated motion logic and translates it into actionable information.

The software lets machine operators reduce or eliminate costly failures or shutdowns; maintain equipment as mechanical conditions warrant, not by an arbitrary schedule; save money by eliminating unnecessary maintenance; ensure the dynamics and precision of the axes are maximized, reducing wear and ownership costs; get advance warning of wear-related damage without additional hardware; improve quality, quantity, and performance of end products ; and lower energy consumption by running equipment at optimum performance.

Active vibration damping and a counteracting function lets users address other mechanical issues and improve the machine’s performance.

Bosch Rexroth
5150 Prairie Stone Pkwy.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
(847) 645-3600
www.boschrexroth-us.com

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