Model factory µPlant
The Department of Measurement and Control operates the model factory µPlant. It consists of two process islands, a manufacturing cell, two botteling/emptying stations, a mobile autonomous transport multi-robot system and a control stand. µPlant reproduces the production of individualized lemonade with flavor balls. Therefore, several automation and information systems are used, which are integrated. µPlant is used for research and teaching.
Industry 4.0 training and use of the model factory as a test bed
The measurement and control technology department offers training courses on the topic of "Industry 4.0". There are various modules that can be combined to form courses of different lengths. The model factory can also be used as an Industry 4.0 test bed. If you are interested, please contact Prof. Kroll with a brief explanation of your request: andreas.kroll[at]mrt.uni-kassel[dot]de.
- Informations about the training courses (in german) (PDF, 560 kB)
Membership in Industry 4.0 platforms
National contact and coordination office "Industry 4.0 test environments for SMEs - I4KMU" Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy / Federal Ministry for Education and Research