Frequently Asked Questions

The Machine Application Toolchain (MATCH) contains a program for defining project-specific data and managing toolboxes and MATCH CorePDT, a development environment for tests and simulations – TSE, and a tool for service technicians – MST

PDT stands for Project Definition Tool, which enables developers to manage all of the project-specific data.

The following data can be entered and managed in PDT: project data, version data, vehicle data, requirements management, system specifications, vehicle communication, controller hardware, error management, vehicle databases, software design.

All project data are defined centrally and uniformly in a single environment. This data can be subsequently used for programming, for testing and in the service tool.

MATCH Core is part of Project Definition Tools (PDT). During auto code generation in PDT, a code frame with integrated MATCH Core is generated from the project-specific data.

Toolboxes are a collection of enclosed, tested and safety-certified blocks and signals which make it easier for developers to control inputs and outputs at the controller. These are supplemented in addition by useful blocks and signals for control tasks.

Yes, PDT provides the option of generating documents from the defined data. These include, for example, the specifications of the project, team and vehicle information, in addition to specifications for hardware, CAN, errors and documents for requirements, use and test cases.

As a service technician, you will need MST (Machine Service Tool) to establish a link with the machine.

MST stands for Machine Service Tool which allows service technicians to establish links between themselves and the machine controller. MST enables you read out PIN information, active errors, machine states, and values of parameter, database or RAM variables from the controller. Customised service pages can be used to illustrate individual machine functions with graphics, thus enabling improved operation when performing calibrations or diagnostics.

Yes, MST allows you to read out active errors and also errors from the history.

The service administrator of your company can generate and manage accounts and assign different access rights through user management in MST.

TSE stands for Test and Simulation Environment, which allows automated test cases to be created for all the levels of the V-model. Test case creation is supported thereby for test cases for the system level on the RTB (Hydac Remote Test Bench), the virtual RTB and for integration and module tests.