Palletizing Conveyor Programming – Click PLC

Palletizing Conveyor Programming - Click PLC

The Machine Simulator (MS) is part of the EasyPLC software suite. It has many built-in machines, like the palletizing conveyor machine, that show different programming techniques. The palletizing conveyor example is one of these machines, and we will use the Click PLC programming software. This will demonstrate a sequencer example. In this case, a box … Read more

Integrating XY-MD02 Sensor Modbus RTU Click PLC

Integrating an XY-MD02 Sensor with Modbus RTU into Click PLC

Using Modbus RTU (RS485), we will connect the XY-MD02 Temperature and Humidity Sensor to the Click PLC. The Click will be the Client (Master), and the Sensor will be the Server (Slave). This is an ideal sensor to place in a panel to ensure that the panel is within a working temperature and humidity range. … Read more

Productivity 2000 Series PLC Modbus TCP Ethernet

Productivity 2000 Series PLC Modbus TCP Ethernet

The Productivity 2000 series of PLCs has five built-in communication ports for easy connectivity to your PC or various industrial networks. Ethernet protocols like Modbus TCP can be utilized with the RJ45 port on this PLC. Modbus TCP is an open (published) protocol that uses the Server (Master) / Client (Slave) architecture. It’s a very … Read more

Top 7 problems with beginners using ladder logic

Here are the top 7 problems and concepts beginners struggle with using ladder logic (Ladder Diagram). Ladder logic is a programming language used in PLCs, and it is based on the graphical representation of electrical relay logic circuits. Many beginners struggle with ladder logic because it requires a different mindset than traditional programming languages like … Read more

How to Program a Sorting Station – Click PLC

How to Program a Sorting Station - Click PLC

The sorting station box selection (camera management and distribution) is just one of many machines in the EasyPLC Machine Simulator (MS). This sorting station will read barcodes from the boxes and send them to different exit ramps. The Click programming software will be used to program this Click PLUS PLC. Modbus TCP (Ethernet) will connect … Read more

PLC Program Sequence for Efficient Robot Loading

PLC Program Sequence for Efficient Robot Loading Operations

Integrating automation and robotics has revolutionized modern industrial processes, particularly material handling. The EasyPLC Machine Simulator Robot Loader, which loads boxes onto skids in manufacturing facilities, can be used to help learn PLC programming. This 3D simulation robot loader communicates with a Click PLC through Modbus TCP (Ethernet) communication, enabling seamless coordination and control. The … Read more