Programmable Logic Controllers

Programmable Logic Controllers

Xilinx and NSA Announce Approval of Virtex-5Q FPGA Solution for High-Grade Cryptographic Processing

Single chip crypto (SCC) family and related physical security IP core pass extensive qualification process, extend Xilinx leadership in A&D applications SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) today announced that the latest version of its high-performance programmable solution for high assurance applications in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industries has been approved for use in Type 1...

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PLC and Robot Controller support wireless communication.

Combining AC500 PLC with IRC5 robot controller, integrated unit supports up to 3 local I/O boards plus bus communications for remote I/Os, providing single point of control for range of production cell functions, including peripheral production equipment such as grippers, feeders, and ancillary machines. DeviceNet, PROFIBUS DP, CANopen, and Modbus TCP are supported, as well as wireless...

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Modular Safety Sensor enhances VRC lift operation and safety.
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Modular Safety Sensor enhances VRC lift operation and safety.

AutoSenz® M-Series, included with proprietary mechanical and hydraulic vertical lifts, is also available for retrofit on existing mechanical and hydraulic VRCs (Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors). Integrated into VRC control system, sensor provides standard auto-ranging overload/VRC jam protection. Also available, optional AutoSenz® D-Series package provides PLC with digital UI,...

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Robot Controller features integrated PLC.

Combining AC500 PLC with IRC5 robot controller, integrated unit provides up to 3 local I/O boards plus bus communications for remote I/Os, offering single point of control for range of production cell functions, including grippers, feeders, and ancillary machines. All main communications standards, including DeviceNet, PROFIBUS DP, CANopen, and Modbus TCP are supported, as well as wireless...

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Maple Systems Expands Allen-Bradley & Siemens Support
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Maple Systems Expands Allen-Bradley & Siemens Support

Maple Systems has just expanded their PLC support to more fully integrate their HMIs with controllers from Allen Bradley and Siemens. This important expansion in capabilities comes with their newest release of EZware. Among the enhancements of this upgrade is the ability to utilize tags with Allen-Bradley Controllers in such a way that they can be named with descriptive text the programmer...

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Machine Control helps speed thermal deburring.

Based on industrial PC with integrated soft PLC, control for Rexroth P80 and P350 thermal deburring systems is used in combination with proportional gas regulation. Production data for machine can be displayed and evaluated, and with graphical process visualization, control enables users to track current process progression on 15 in. color display. Information and switching states of gas valves...

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High-Performance MLC Version 10 Motion Logic and Robotics Controller with Flex Profile from Bosch Rexroth
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High-Performance MLC Version 10 Motion Logic and Robotics Controller with Flex Profile from Bosch Rexroth

Rexroth IndraControl L65 PAC for Motion Logic, Robotics with Flex Profile Camming. (Hoffman Estates, IL - www.boschrexroth-us.com/brc) The Rexroth MLC motion logic controller with Version 10 firmware is based on a powerful one-gigahertz PAC controls platform that provides high-performance motion logic and robotics capabilities. Rexroth's most advanced platform supports real-time Ethernet...

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The $129 Full-Feature NANO-10 Ethernet PLC

The Nano-10 PLC from Triangle Research Int'l, Inc. only has 10 I/Os, but is a full-function programmable logic controller with many of the features found only in bigger and much more expensive PLCs. Measuring only 3.3 by 2.8" and weighing in at 2.6 oz, this $129 nano class controller packs a big punch and stands out with the inclusion of a built-in Ethernet port which supports MODBUS TCP/IP...

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The F-series Ethernet PLCs - Fully Packed with Advanced Capabilities, Power & Flexibility

The F-series PLCs are Triangle Research International Inc's top of the line Trilogi PLC family - they are a highly geared-up version of the more established super M-series (T100MD and T100MX models) and have even more capabilities, features and communication readiness built in to support current technology and automation needs. Featuring a built-in Ethernet interface, the F-series PLCs are...

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Rad-Hard Reconfigurable FPGAs suit space applications.
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Rad-Hard Reconfigurable FPGAs suit space applications.

Built on second-generation ASMBL(TM) column-based architecture, Xilinx® Virtex®-5QV FPGAs integrate flexible 36 Kbit/18 Kbit block RAM/FIFOs and PCI Express(TM) compliant integrated Endpoint blocks. Devices offer 130,000 logic cells, 320 DSP slices supporting fixed and floating point operations, and 836 user I/Os, programmable to more than 30 different standards. With 18 channels of 3...

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