Arduino OPTA PLC – Sequential Function Chart SFC

Arduino OPTA PLC - Sequential Function Chart SFC

Sequential Function Chart (SFC) is a graphical programming language that can be used in Arduino Opta PLCs.  It can be used to program sequential control systems in industrial automation applications. It is a part of the IEC 61131-3 standard and is commonly used in programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and other industrial control systems. SFC allows … Read more

Arduino OPTA PLC – Structured Text (ST)

Arduino OPTA PLC - Structured Text (ST)

Structured text (ST) programming is a programming language that is part of the IEC standard and is used in the Arduino Opta PLC. This programming language allows you to write code in a structured and organized manner, making it easier to understand and maintain. With structured text programming, you can create complex and sophisticated programs … Read more

ACC Automation 2023 Review – PLC Learning

ACC Automation 2023 Review - PLC Learning

Over the past year, ACC Automation has continued to provide valuable content on PLC learning and industrial control. In 2023, the focus continued with PLC learning with minimum investment. Each year, we like to reflect on the past, present, and future of ACC Automation. The site has been built with the help of its audience, … Read more

IoT Industry 4.0 Implementation and You

IoT Industry 4.0 Implementation and You

This introduction to IoT Industry 4.0 overviews the concepts and practical approach to the Industrial Internet of Things. Industry 4.0 builds on the digital revolution brought by Industry 3.0, which introduced computers like PLCs to the manufacturing floor and took us to the next level of technological advancement. The Internet of Things (IoT) protocol and … Read more

Mastering PLC – What you need to know!

In the current era of automation and digitization, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) have emerged as integral components for varied industries, including manufacturing, construction, and more. Mastering the PLC and what you need to know involves different facets of the PLCs. Understanding their basics to troubleshooting common concerns is crucial in optimizing their efficiency and application. … Read more

Arduino OPTA PLC – Ladder Diagram First Program

Arduino OPTA PLC IDE - Ladder Diagram First Program

The Arduino Opta IoT PLC allows you to conveniently program it using the Arduino PLC IDE in ladder diagram format. This is the most common industrial PLC language, a simple and intuitive method. Additionally, you can program it in any of the five official languages specified in the IEC standard and using sketches written in … Read more