This project included upgrading a very old Allen Bradley SLC controller to a newer MicroLogix PLC. This controller was on an automatic pallet stretch wrapping machine, part of a robotic palletizer line. We replaced the old PLC with a new one, also replaced much of the original panel wiring. Old PLC: New PLC:
In the automation world, we have been getting more involved in the industrial networking side of things, specifically connecting PLC controlled machines to the office network. Traditionally industrial networking has been very expensive and cumbersome in order to get data from the office environment to the production machines on the plant floor. This data is […]
Today’s’ project…..troubleshooting an Allen Bradley PLC on an industrial wood chip grinder at a wooden pallet mfg. facility. The PLC had a faulty output, which we were able to re-assign to an unused output on the PLC using RS Logix 500, and get the customer back in production.
I just finished an extended four day long troubleshooting job, involving a Galil motion controller, and Allen Bradley servo drive. The customer was experience erratic behavior of the servo motor, on a linear cut-to-length application. The servo drive is at the end of a large machining and assembly line at a wood window mfg. facility. […]
We have completed a small system upgrade for a local window and door mfg. The machine in question is an older automatic miter saw. It had an early model AllenBradley PLC model SLC 150 for the controller. The wiring in the control panel was in typical shape for an older machine, it was all pulled […]
We are pleased to be of service to Lyco Wausau Inc., a local OEM of stainless steel vacuum pumps. Lyco Wausau is a quality manufacturer of stainless steel vacuum pumps for food processing, pharmaceutical, laboratory, and various air and liquid transfer applications. We recommend Lyco Wausau as a local, American Made source for quality vacuum […]
Industrial Stainless Steel Vacuum Pump Contols We recently finished a small control panel for a local OEM of stainless steel vacuum pumps. The pump is mounted on a stainless steel frame, along with associated valves and wiring. We provided the Allen Bradley controls, including the PLC, HMI, Variable Speed Drive, and programming services. The 3 […]