The release of Domino's i-Techx platform and the Domino Cloud service tool are shaping Industry 4.0 in the areas of coding and marking. Both built into Domino's inkjet technologies, the Ax-Series continuous inkjet printer and the lastest Gx-Series thermal inkjet pirnter are equipped with features to be ready for the factory of the future.
Designed from the ground up to be industry 4.0 ready, Domino's Ax and Gx-Series both easily integrate into existing production lines and supports a variety of standard factory automation communication protocols such as PACK-ML and OPC-UA.
Additionally, an array of integrated sensors automate system monitoring, allowing for proactive and predictive diagnostics and remote service support through the Internet of Things (IoT) and connection to the Domino Cloud.
The Domino Cloud provides powerful remote diagnostics, remote monitoring and customer reporting capabilities. For example, Domino's i-Techx platform collects a vast array of data on printer operation – from running performance to ink and makeup levels, to wear and tear on components. This data is can be accessed through the Domino Cloud dashboard where it can be viewed by the customer at any time, regardless of the location. This enables the customer to be alerted to any issues, retrieve data for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) calculations, and forecast ink and consumable orders.