Building a PLC Program Part 4 – Traffic Light

In part 1, we looked at writing PLC programs to control a traffic light using discrete bits and timed sequencing using indirect addressing. Part 2 used indirect addressing for inputs and output to control the program’s sequence of pneumatic (air) cylinders. Part 3 returned to the traffic light application and expanded our program significantly. We … Read more

Here is a Method for a Faster PLC Program

PLC programming involves both direct and indirect addressing. Direct address programming involves writing each ladder logic rung to do the operation required. We often forget about using powerful indirect addressing to solve our logic. Indirect Addressing – Faster PLC Program The below-animated picture will show a simple example of using indirect addressing. This will use … Read more