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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 various steps to perform the task.
EasyPLC Solder Robot PLC ProgrammingWe will use a Click PLUS PLC and the Click programming software to program this EasyPLC simulator solder robot. This will be done using Modbus TCP (Ethernet) for communications. The program will control the stopping and welding of the boxes. Using the five steps for program development, we will show how this sequencer is programmed. Let’s get started.

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Productivity PLC Node-RED MQTT – P1000 / P2000

We will use an MQTT broker in Node-RED to communicate to the productivity PLC clients. MQTT stands for Message Queuing Telemetry Transport. This simple ‘publish and subscribe’ communication protocol does not take too many resources.
Constrained devices with low bandwidth are ideal for MQTT. This protocol provides machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity, perfect for the Internet of Things. (IoT) This protocol is not for remote IO or real-time (deterministic) applications. MQTT is a good solution for applications that move data from hundreds or thousands of machines (sensors) to clients in many networks.
Productivity PLC Node-RED MQTT - P1000 / P2000We will be installing and programming the AEDES MQTT Broker in Node-RED. A productivity P2000, P1000, and Node-RED will be the clients communicating to the broker. The PLC simulator inputs on each controller will control the outputs on the other controller. This will demonstrate the communication capability for publishing and subscribing to this IoT platform. Let’s get started.

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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 through various steps to perform the task.
EasyPLC Simulator Robotic Cell Click PLCWe will be using a Click PLUS PLC and the Click programming software to program this EasyPLC machine simulator engine loader of the robotic cell. This will be done using Modbus TCP (Ethernet) for communications. The program will allow you to start, stop and jog the sequencer. Using the five steps for program development, we will show how this sequencer is programmed. Let’s get started.

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EasyPLC Simulator Productivity PLC Robotic Cell

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. The logic will step through different steps in order to perform the task. In this case, an engine is lifted and placed onto a rack.
EasyPLC Machine Simulator Productivity PLC Robotic CellWe will be using a Productivity Suite Programming Simulator to program this engine loader of the robotic cell. This will be done using Modbus TCP (Ethernet) for communications. Using the five steps for program development we will show how this sequencer is programmed. Let’s get started.

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Productivity 2000 Series PLC Software Install

The Productivity 2000 Series PLC uses the Productivity Suite Software. It is a complete package without restrictions or limitations. The software can be downloaded free of charge.
Productivity 2000 Series PLC Software InstallThe latest Productivity Suite software version is 3.10.2(1). Automation Direct has put over 20 years of programmable controller software experience, customer suggestions, and feedback into this programming package. It has great features that we will be exploring as we program our Productivity 2000 Series PLC.
This is the same software that will program the entire Productivity Series of programmable logic controllers.
Productivity 2000 Series PLC Software InstallProductivity 1000 P1 (Stackable Micro PLC) P1000
Productivity 2000 P2 (Micro Modular Programmable Controller) P2000
Productivity 3000 P3 (Modular Programmable Controller) P3000
We will install and review the Productivity Suite version 3.10.2(1). Let’s get started.

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Click PLC EasyPLC Gantry Simulator

The Machine Simulator (MS) is part of the EasyPLC software suite. It has many built-in machines that can be programmed. The gantry loader is one of these machines. It will pick up metal boxes from a conveyor and place two on a wooden pallet. The Click PLC will be used to program this virtual machine.
Click PLC EasyPLC Gantry SimulatorUsing the Click Plus PLC, we will connect the simulator to the gantry loader machine. This will be done using Modbus TCP (Ethernet) for communications. Using the five steps for program development we will show how this is programmed. The logical sequence step will include a flow chart and a sequence of operations. The sequence of operations will be done using indirect addressing in the Click PLC. Let’s get started.