S95EMProcessCell Class

Process Cell objects are hierarchical elements, representing the ISA-95 equipment level of the same name in the ISA-95 Equipment Model of the system.

Each Process Cell is a part of an Area and can be further divided into multiple

Quick Configuration

  1. In the ISA-95 Equipment Model panel right-click on the Area object and select Admin  New  Process Cell from the context menu.

  2. In the Create Object Wizard, give a name to the object and click Create to create the object in the ISA-95 Equipment Model.

Object Properties



The unique identification.


Additional information.

Asset Code

The code which is used to identify the asset in the ERP system.

MES Name

The name of this object in the MES world.

Lua Script Body

Script editor to enter an advanced Lua script.

Dedicated Thread Execution

When set, the item executes in a thread not shared with other items.




File attachments stored in MongoDB file store.


The location of the object.


Definition of the location strategy.

  • No location: This object is not interpreted in a location context.

  • Static (or manually changed) location: You may set the location data manually, by Engineering Script or by selecting the location visually using the Location Finder feature.

  • Inherited location: The object inherits the location from the owning object in the system hierarchy.

  • Dynamic location: The object location is supplied by other I/O Items. You may drop other I/O items into the location fields of this object.

  • Location properties: The endpoint server has distinct properties for I/O item location data. Please note, that this option works only for I/O items .


The optional name of a location.


The north-south position of a point on the Earth’s surface.


The east-west position of a point on the Earth’s surface.


The height above sea level of the location.

Track Location

Enables historization of Location data.

Custom Options

Compound to hold various structures to customize the object and to be read and written to by Lua-Script code or external interfaces.

Custom String

A generic string buffer to be used programmatically for custom purposes.

Custom Properties

This is an extensible set of named strings which can be used programmatically for custom purposes.

Property Name

A custom property name which can be used programmatically.

Property Value

The value of the custom property which can be read and written programmatically.

Custom Tables

This is an extensible set of named tables which can be used programmatically for custom purposes.

Table Name

A custom table name which can be used programmatically.

Table Data

Handles an entire table organized in columns and rows. The data can easily (cut, copy and paste) be exchanged with table-oriented data of other software products, e.g. MS Excel.