Blockchain in sheet metal processing.

Lechner M, Christ T, Frey P, Wituschek S, Arzhanov A, Petrov F, Merklein M (2020)

Publication Type: Journal article, Original article

Publication year: 2020


Book Volume: 110

Pages Range: 704-708

Journal Issue: 10

DOI: 10.37544/1436-4980-2020-10-60


The ability to both track physical products and to gather a production data record are important elements of modern manufacturing processes and crucial requirements for an end-to-end digital production. This work presents a solution for both challenges based on the combination of two systems: While a blockchain-based data exchange platform ensures that the requirements towards networked processes are met, an optical technology for marker-free identification of component parts is used.

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Lechner, M., Christ, T., Frey, P., Wituschek, S., Arzhanov, A., Petrov, F., & Merklein, M. (2020). Blockchain in sheet metal processing. wt Werkstattstechnik - Online, 110(10), 704-708.


Lechner, Michael, et al. "Blockchain in sheet metal processing." wt Werkstattstechnik - Online 110.10 (2020): 704-708.

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