Smart automatic vending machines are becoming increasingly widely used in industrial settings, according to Bedrunka+Hirth.
The German company supplies what it calls “intelligent consumable and tool dispensers” which have hi-tech features such as ID card and PIN code verification access management.
B+H says the machine knows exactly who is allowed to receive a measuring device and when it must be calibrated. It logs the number of times when a milling cutter was taken out and knows when the stock is running out. [Read more…] about Smart tool dispenser systems finding their way into industrial settings