Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Part 2

Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Part 2

Data handling instructions are used to perform movement and manipulations of the memory in the programmable logic controller. The Productivity 2000 Series PLC has fifteen different data handling instructions that can be used in various applications. This includes all of the data handling instructions. Understanding the full capability of the PLC that you are programming … Read more

Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Part 1

Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Instructions Part 1

Data handling instructions are used to perform movement and manipulations of the memory in the programmable logic controller. The Productivity 2000 Series PLC has fifteen different data handling instructions that can be used in various applications. It is important to look at the capabilities of your programmable logic controller. This will lead you to different … Read more

How Ladder Logic Program Scan Works

How Ladder Logic Program Scan Works

PLC programs scan cyclically. This means that it is repeated many times and in the same order. The primary sequence of a PLC scan is reading the inputs, executing the program, diagnostics, and communication, and updating the outputs. We will look at these scan items with particular attention to how the ladder logic program is … Read more

How to Connect Pushbutton Switch to PLC

How to Connect Pushbutton Switch to Programmable Controller

We will connect a lighted pushbutton switch to a programmable logic controller (PLC). Using our Click PLUS PLC, we will be assembling, wiring, programming, and testing our pushbutton switch system. The Fuji Electric pushbutton, normally open (NC) contact, will be wired to the first PLC (X1) input. The LED light will connect to the Click … Read more

EasyPLC Solder Robot PLC Programming

EasyPLC Solder Robot PLC Programming

The Machine Simulator (MS) is part of the EasyPLC software suite. It has many built-in machines that are used to show different programming techniques. The solder robot example is one of these machines. This will demonstrate a sequencer robot example. In this case, four rivets are welded using a robot. The logic will step through … Read more

Learn PLC Programming Free Now – Video

Learn PLC Programming Free Now

We can learn plc free by using the Do-More Designer simulator. This is free, fully functional programming and simulator software. The PLC simulator also allows communication through the Ethernet and Serial ports of the computer to help you learn about HMI and communication. This video series will take you through the simulator’s basics of installing, … Read more