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EcoStruxure™ Machine Expert

A single software environment

EcoStruxure Machine Expert (formerly known as SoMachine) saves engineering time through intuitive machine programming with one of the most modern and powerful tool-based software concepts on the market

EcoStruxure™ Machine Expert
  • Features

    Intuitive automation becomes reality with EcoStruxure Machine Expert


    EcoStruxure Machine Expert is a unique solution software for developing, configuring, and commissioning the entire machine in a single software environment, including logic, motion control, HMI, and related network automation functions. Thanks to many predefined templates in EcoStruxure Machine Expert you save engineering time by applying complete libraries or even a new machine module.

    • Improve efficiency with flexible and scalable performance: Replace a controller with another one, while retaining the logic and the configuration. Several versions of EcoStruxure Machine Expert can run in parallel in a system to help ensure compatibility
    • All-embedded: EcoStruxure Operator Terminal Expert, configuring and commissioning tool for motion control devices, the IEC 61131-3 languages, integrated fieldbus configurators, expert diagnostics and debugging, multiple capabilities for maintenance and visualization including web-visualization and tested, validated, documented, and supported expert application libraries dedicated to numerous applications.
    • Simplify integration and maintenance: As soon as the machine starts working EcoStruxure Machine Expert provides you with all relevant diagnostics data on PC, HMI or even on your mobile device

    One single software to program your entire machine

    • Controllers: Logic controllers Modicon M238, M241, M251 and M258, Motion controllers Modicon LMC058 and LMC078, PacDrive LMC Eco and Pro/Pro 2 series/all models, HMI controllers Magelis SCU, Magelis XBTGC and XBTGT/GK and Drive controllers Altivar IMC
    • I/O modules: Modicon TM2, TM3, TM5 and TM7
    • HMI: Magelis STO/STU Small Panels, Magelis GH/Magelis GK/Magelis GT Advanced Panels and Magelis GTO Optimum Advanced Panels

    EcoStruxure Machine Expert Motion is the single entry point for the engineering process basing on PacDrive 3. The workbench is consisting of all required tools for the complete engineering process, including commissioning and diagnostics. The necessary tools are available once EcoStruxure Machine Expert Motion is installed on the user´s Windows PC.
    • Ideally suited for managing mechatronic and motion centric design projects that integrate the mechanical, hardware and electronics development into an interdisciplinary process
    • Programming/path generation for machines with embedded robots, transformation modules for PacDrive kinematics, user-specific and third-party kinematics as well
    • Integrated test environment
    • Tools for motion design, motion system design, drive selection, program development, functional safety, HMI applications, simulation, commissioning, diagnostics and assistant tools for data handling - all in a single package
    • Intuitive user interface modelled on familiar Office and Windows programs


    Program any functionality of your machine as easy and as fast as possible and discover EcoStruxure Machine Expert - Basic - Schneider Electric’s lightweight software solution dedicated to our Modicon M221 controller. The intuitive automation of simple machines within just four steps: Hardware configuration, programming, display configuration, commissioning – and your machine is running! EcoStruxure Machine Expert allows a flexible and scalable usage of controllers in the EcoStruxure Machine Expert context: it is easy to integrate the M221 logic controllers from EcoStruxure Machine Expert - Basic into a EcoStruxure Machine Expert project. EcoStruxure Machine Expert - Basic is available as free download

    EcoStruxure Machine Expert is a MachineStruxure software from Schneider Electric. EcoStruxure Machine Expert is an intuitive solution for machine automation with all the features and functions you need to build machines that will improve your bottom line. From design and development, to commissioning and maintenance, MachineStruxure is a complete machine building solution with benefits all through the machine life cycle.

    Benefits

    EcoStruxure Machine Expert is one single software environment with:

    • One software package
    • One project file
    • One connection
    • One download operation

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    • SoMachine simplifies every step in the design and commissioning of your machines
    • Fastest and smallest logic controllers on the market