Controls ABC, Easy as PLC!
PLC’s (Programable Logic Controller) have been predominant in process control systems since the early 1980’s. Over the years they have evolved, making them a popular choice for those in a variety of process driven industries. Gone are the days where PLC’s were just sat within a control panel carrying out repetitive tasks. The technology has advanced in such a way that they can now be used to interact with operators and other machines. Making them an excellent addition to any control system.
There are four main components of this sort of system. The power supply & rack, THE CPU (Central Processing Unit) and the input/output sections. Combined, these create an ideal solution for a variety of different scenarios. As a result, we have been able to help a wide range of clients from various industry sectors.
Here at Adbro Controls, we have extensive experience in a vast range of PLC’s across a wide range of industry sectors. We pride ourselves in being specialists in the conversion and upgrading and PLC Systems. Whether this be from the same vendor or a selection, we aren’t exclusive to just one.
We have experience with the following vendors PLC’s:
- Rockwell Allen Bradley -PLC3, SLC500, MicroLogix, Compact Logix
- Siemens – Step 5, Step 7 300 & 400, S7 1200 & S7 1500
- B&R – Automation Studio 2.7 onwards
- Mitsubishi – FX Series, Q Series
Throughout our 20 years in the business, we have been able to help a variety of companies thanks to our knowledge of PLC Controls. We have found that Process driven companies involved in the following industries, find the addition of PLC Controls within their systems to be beneficial.
- Food & Beverage
- Manufacturing Support
- OEM Systems
Within these industries, there have been a range of situations where our PLC Controls have played a key role.
- Plastics handling (molding & forming)
- Packaging (Flow wrapping, palletising)
- Pump control
- Generator control
- Mixing control
- Process control
- Machine retrofits
- Machine vision
- Building management
If PLC Controls is something you would like to discuss further with a member of the Adbro team, do not hesitate to get in touch with us via our contact page.