The Micro870 is expanding the realm of the Micro800 line and improving its performance. It has a much larger memory capacity to go along with its new expanded IO (I/O) in the effort to target large standalone machine applications that were once in the wheelhouse of the MicroLogix 1400.
Anyone that’s been in the world of Industrial Automation for some time will be familiar with the term PLC-5. You may have seen the announcements that it is entering the End of Life phase. This blog post is to help you understand your options and make the right choice for your business.
One of the questions I get asked often relates to what network communication options are available with the myriad of automation controllers available today. The use of these communication options varies as much as the different protocols that have been created over the years.
A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) has not only changed the way assembly lines are controlled and sequenced, but they’ve also made the manufacturing process much more efficient. The PLC sits at the heart of automation and is a key delivery component for our customers like Pennant Ingredients.