Define Types of Technical Objects

How to define the types of technical objects?

You can assign each piece of equipment and each functional location to a technical object type.  This allows pieces of equipment that have the same use, for example, to be combined into groups.  You can use this grouping for evaluating your master data or maintenance data.

The types of technical objects are also used as a grouping instrument in fleet management.
 

IMG transaction Menu path:

- Plant Maintenance & Customer Service -> Master Data in Plant Maintenance & Customer Service -> Technical Objects -> General Data -> Define Types of Technical Objects          
 
Find out what kind of Equipment Category are required from the business user and assign a key and a description for each type of technical object.

Equipment category - Key for distinguishing individual technical objects according to their use.

For examples, possible usages might be:

  • Machinery
  • Device
  • Production resource/tool
  • Customer equipment
Business User Transaction Code

User will need to specify an Equipment Category when they create a new equipment using tcode IE01

User will need to specify an Equipment Category

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Technical Object And Catalog Profile

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