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Create asset type

The process of creating asset type is shown by using the example scenario of onboarding a pump. Note that the data shown in the procedure below is related to this example scenario only and must be adapted properly for onboarding other devices.


To create an asset type, proceed as follows:

  1. Go to "Library" and click "Asset Types".

  2. Click on "Create type" to create a new asset type.

  3. Enter the required data:

    • Name: PumpIoTExtIntegrationType
    • Description: Pump Asset Type (from MindConnect IoT Extension Getting Started)
  4. In order to add an image, expand the image bar and click "Choose".
    Your local file browser opens to select an image.

Image list

In order to browse already uploaded images to your environment, you can use the image list. Click "Browse" to open the image list and choose an image to add.

5.In order to add a variable, expand the variable bar and and enter the data:

  • Variable Name: StuffingBoxTemp
  • Data Type: STRING
  • Max. Length: 16
  • Unit: °C

6.In order to add an aspect, expand the aspect bar. Add aspect conint45.PumpProperties which you have created previously using the "Browse aspects" option.

7.Confirm the entries with "Save".


The result shows the creation of an asset type:


Last update: June 15, 2023