Programmable Controllers 

FEATURED PRODUCTS

view all

MEDIA

in Programmable Controllers
What is a PLC, for the layperson. When speaking with the layperson about PLCs, they may not understand what is a PLC. this video will help you explain in the most simplest of terms.
groov your A-B PLC Using an Allen-Bradley PLC system? See how easy it is to build a mobile interface for it with groov.
Advancing and Securing PACs in the Industrial Ethernet World In this webinar, Schneider Electric and Automation.com introduce the ePAC (Ethernet PAC) the next evolution of PACs.
view all

RESOURCES

in Programmable Controllers
  • Wind River Introduces App Store for VxWorks RTOS

    The app store includes packages ranging from safety, security, and storage to connectivity, graphics, and development tools.

  • Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure 
    Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure

    Literature covers automation system options on injection molding, blow molding, and die casting machines.

  • Real Games announces FACTORY I/O game

    FACTORY I/O is a real time automation sandbox where users can build and simulate industrial systems and use them with the most common automation...

  • view all

    WHITE PAPERS

    in Programmable Controllers
  • Improving the Ins and Outs of the Digital Factory 
    Improving the Ins and Outs of the Digital Factory

    By Robert Gee, Maxim Integrated
    Designs of digital input and output modules for automated industrial controllers have, historically, been discrete...

  • SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA) 
    SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA)

    By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
    SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...

  • Processor Power and Energy Efficiency 
    Processor Power and Energy Efficiency

    By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
    More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...

  • view all

    CASE STUDIES

    in Programmable Controllers
  • Modular design shrinks big machine problems 
    Modular design shrinks big machine problems

    Control Design
    By Hank Hogan
    Modular machines can save wiring and installation costs, as compared to a completely custom design. They also add...

  • Water Corporation of Australia Implements Change Management software 
    Water Corporation of Australia Implements Change Management software

    The software from MDT manages changes to 16,000 programmable devices in remote areas across the continent and reduces safety risks to employees...

  • Curt G. Joa  uses EPLAN to help program PLCs 
    Curt G. Joa uses EPLAN to help program PLCs

    Curt G. Joa, Inc. designs and builds large manufacturing platforms. Using EPLAN and its Schematics to automatically create schematics and help...

  • view all

    EVENTS

    in Programmable Controllers
    July 4, 2015 - July 6, 2015
    Beijing , China


    11th China International Industrial Automation Show 2015(AIAE-Beijing) offers its audience a comprehensive idea of the prevailing technological trends. Over 600 exhibitors from 40 countries & regions are presenting live demonstrations of an impressive range of machines, tools and systems across eight exhibition halls. More than 60,000 trade visitors from 38 countries and regions will attend...

    July 4, 2015 - July 6, 2015
    Beijing , China


    As the China top industry automation expo, AIAE-2015 covers the areas of machinery manufacturing, electrical power, automobile manufacturing, IT and electronics, aerospace, food and beverage, rail transportation, chemical industry, new energy, light machinery and other industries.

    August 3, 2015 - August 6, 2015
    Austin , TX, USA


    NIWeek delivers technical networking and instruction with interactive sessions by NI R&D engineers and guest lecturers; targeted industry summits; hands-on workshops; exhibitions on the latest advancements in design, research, and test; and keynote presentations from leading technology thought leaders.

    view all

    TRAINING

    in Programmable Controllers
    July 21, 2015 - July 23, 2015
    Atlanta , GA, United States


    Hands-On PLC Training Workshop starts with basics, moves on to troubleshooting, then PLC programming while writing an IEC-1131 compliant PLC program. (1.6 CEU) Free PLC & Trainer to every attendee.