Ladder Logic (NO) Contact – 3 Things to Know

Ladder Logic Normally Open (NO) Contact - 3 Things to Know

Normally open (NO) contacts or inputs in the PLC ladder logic program do not mean the same as a wired normally open switch. NO contacts on the ladder logic provide the logic condition for the rung to turn on the output. We will be looking at three things about the normally open (NO) contact on … Read more

EasyPLC Simulator Robotic Cell Click PLC

EasyPLC Simulator Robotic Cell Click PLC

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 robotic cell example is one of these machines. This will demonstrate a sequencer example. In this case, an engine is lifted and placed onto a rack. The logic will step … Read more

Creating a Flip Flop Circuit in the PLC

A flip-flop circuit in a PLC usually has one input and two outputs. When the input is activated, the two outputs latch on/off opposite to each other alternately.  Basically, it is used to toggle (latch) an output on and off with just one input. In the PLC it is a single input that will toggle … Read more