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This site is a community portal providing information for implementation best practices for connecting devices on the shop floor with the MTConnect standard. All material contributed on this site becomes part of the public domain licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license.

The MTConnect standard itself is free to download at [1]

MTConnect Standard

Terminology - Version 1.4 glossary of terms (pdf, tex)
HTTP Primer - Everything you need to know about HTTP for MTConnect
Protocol – In-depth MTConnect Agent protocols including streaming using push based protocols
Fault Tolerance – Making Your Application Fault Tolerant
Near Real Time – How to get near real time response from MTConnect
Extending the Schema


Device Functionality Groups

Best Practices

Time Stamps - Issues with time stamps and adapter time vs. agent time.

Resources and White Papers

Getting Started with MTConnect – Architecture
Getting Started with MTConnect – Connectivity Guide
Getting Started with MTConnect – Monitoring Your Shop Floor - What's In It For You?
Getting Started with MTConnect – Writing Client Applications
Other Resources


C++ Agent
C++ Adapter Toolkit
C# Adapter Toolkit



ROS - MTConnect - Robot integration using ROS and MTConnect
B2MML - B2MML Integration with MTConnect Assets
VTech - AMT - An MTConnect Use Case Study at the Virginia Tech Learning Factory

Example Code

Probe Request
Current Request
HTTP Error
Annotated XML Examples
Vertical Three Axis Mill
Two Axis Lathe
Condition Examples