Vol. 22
July Issue
Year 2021


in Vol. 22 - July Issue - Year 2021
The Connection For Improved Productivity And Competitiveness

Via the dashboard of the innovative cloud solution, Ecoclean Connect displays all system and process data on a desktop or tablet

Digitalization and connectivity are essential prerequisites for overcoming the many challenges associated with production, such as traceability, increasing quality requirements and delivery reliability

 In the Spotlight

The SBS Ecoclean Group develops, produces and markets forward-looking machinery, systems and services for applications involving industrial parts cleaning, precision parts cleaning, deburring, surface preparation and surface treatment. Its globally leading solutions help companies around the world in conducting efficient and sustainable manufacturing to high quality standards. The client base comes from a broad range of market sectors: medical equipment, micro technology and precision devices, the automotive industry and its suppliers, mechanical and optical engineering, power systems and the aircraft industry. The Group's success is based on innovation, cutting-edge technology, sustainability, closeness to the customer, diversity and respect. The Group employs a workforce of around 900 at its 12 sites in nine countries worldwide.

Rising quality requirements, stricter traceability demands, more customer-specific projects and shorter delivery times - the challenges faced by manufacturing companies are becoming ever-more diverse. Automation, digitalization and networking are essential prerequisites to overcome these. Ecoclean supports the digital transformation of parts cleaning processes with its innovative cloud solution Ecoclean Connect.

A company's competitiveness and future viability depend largely on how effectively and quickly it can respond to changing customer needs and markets. These include rising quality requirements, end-to-end traceability along the value-adding chain, delivery reliability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. The technical development of the machines required for production alone is not sufficient to fulfil these complex tasks. Adapted software solutions are needed that minimize interfaces and manual interventions, ensure a high degree of transparency, and enable full connectivity.

Ecoclean Connect - optimal acquisition of parts cleaning data

These requirements have been taken into account in the innovative cloud solution Ecoclean Connect. Defined data generated by the cleaning system’s control unit is transmitted to the cloud in encrypted form via a secure connection. They are stored, evaluated, analyzed and intelligently linked in the IoT platform using the latest technologies and infrastructures. The digitalization tool thus creates added value in the following areas:
Condition Monitoring:  display of system status based on online data; process visualization including pre-selections and step sequence display; operating data history; overview of key performance indicators (KPI) such as utilization and effectiveness; message archive and statistics.
Documentation: overview of all cleaning processes performed; individual cleaning process reports, including process parameters; management of cleaning programs with version history and reporting; library for all key documents related to the system; timeline for important events.
Production Planning: display of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) as well as availability and utilization; overview of runtime and throughput; monitoring of all machines in the system independent of time and place (fleet management); message statistics.
Predictive Maintenance: display of system status at any time in the future; targeted maintenance forecast for pumps, heaters, butterfly valves and filters; maintenance recommendations for drawing up maintenance plans and automated maintenance instructions.
Connectivity: connection to higher-level control structures via common interface protocols; optimized interface to Ecoclean Service; automatic email notification service. 

The data is displayed in a clear and simple way via a dashboard on a desktop or tablet. 

Packages adapted to your needs 

To meet different user needs and requirements, Ecoclean Connect is available in the following packages: Comfort, Premium and Premium Plus. A demo account allows you to gain an insight into the cloud solution free of charge and without obligation.

For Information: 
Ecoclean GmbH
70794 Filderstadt, Germany
Tel. +49.711.7006-0, Fax +49.711.7006-148
E-mail: info.filderstadt@ecoclean-group.net