Horner PLC, PID control

Industrial Pressure Washer Control

This is a small project we did to control an industrial hot water pressure washer at a meat processing facility. We installed a Horner APG PLC/HMI to use as the front end, and also to provide PID control for constant pressure. The PLC was wired to a pressure transducer to sense the line pressure. The […]

Control Panel Build

Automated Cut-To-Length Control

This is a documentation of an automated control system we designed, built, and installed for an automated saw machine. The machine was built by a local tool and die shop, and was installed for production at a wood window and door factory. We were commissioned to build the control system by the tool and die […]

Industrial Network

Connecting Industrial Machines To Plant Network

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 […]

OCS_WEBMI

WebMI Coming Soon!

Implementing, accessing, and managing your remote applications has never been easier, faster, and safter than through WebMI – the first release in our new webOCS product line. Published directly from the OCS controller, WebMI empowers you to control everything onscreen from your computer, tablet, or other mobile device. Registration is quick and easy, while the […]

Control Panel

Motion Controller Troubleshoot Job

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. […]

Lyco Wausau Inc., Stainless Steel Vacuum Pumps

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 […]

CSCAPE 9.5

Horner Automation Group Launches Cscape 9.50!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDIANAPOLIS (1-21-14) – Horner Automation Group announces the launch of its latest and most advanced Cscape to date—version 9.5.  With Cscape 9.5, Horner includes a variety of features, enhancing the programming environment and user experience. Adding Tag Based Advanced Ladder Logic offers an alternate way to program controllers using tagged variables, such […]