• MMS Youtube
  • MMS Facebook
  • MMS Linkedin
  • MMS Twitter
2/12/2019 | 1 MINUTE READ

Siemens, Identify3D Partner on Monitoring Platform

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

Controlled through the CNC on the machine tool, the combined service is expected to represent a significant element in IP protection.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

Siemens and Identify3D have partnered to provide IP protection, manufacturing repeatability and part traceability for industrial designers. Identify3D, a software platform for the digital supply chain, is said to enable a secure digital supply chain throughout the manufacturing process. 

With the Identify3D system, industrial designers can protect design data, assign enforceable business and manufacturing rules, and facilitate secure digital data distribution. The software is said to provide production integrity from the design stage through actual output so that all parts produced are made to specification and within an allowable quantity.

The solution resulting from the partnership offers:

  • Part design encryption with Identify3D Protect integrated into Siemens NX or Teamcenter
  • Encrypted design stored in Teamcenter
  • Encrypted design licensed via Identify3D Manage with a set of business and manufacturing policies to a specific Siemens Sinumerik 840D sl on a CNC machine
  • Shop Floor Connect for Teamcenter, which pulls encrypted design from Teamcenter and places it onto the CNC
  • Design decrypted for manufacturing by Identify3D Enforce running on the CNC
  • Transaction logging in Identify3D Trace for specific part traceability
  • The option of point-to-point or blockchain use

According to the companies, the platform combination can form the basis of a systematic part monitoring at a manufacturing company or design enterprise working with outside and offshore supply chain partners.

Hand holding a crystal ball

We’d rather send you $15 than rely on our crystal ball…

It’s Capital Spending Survey season and the manufacturing industry is counting on you to participate! Odds are that you received our 5-minute Metalworking survey from Modern Machine Shop in your mail or email. Fill it out and we’ll email you $15 to exchange for your choice of gift card or charitable donation. Are you in the U.S. and not sure you received the survey? Contact us to access it.

Help us inform the industry and everybody benefits.

RELATED CONTENT

Related Topics

Resources