One PLC-on-a-card can automate an entire machine. The new PLC can handle up to 64 axes for complex motion control applications, with curves calculated online, multi-axis interpolation, and kinematic transformation.
Available in three different versions depending on the hardware requirements of different networks, MOVI-PLC can connect to EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, ProfiNet, Profibus, EtherCAT, Modbus TCP/IP and Ethernet UDP networks. Dip switches are used to set network type, address, and Baud rate.
The versatile controller can be slotted into an SEW electronic drive or installed stand-alone to control machine operations. Programming uses the IEC 61131-3 multi-language environment and PLC Open-compliant function blocks.
Two CAN system bus interfaces, eight digital I/Os and two serial interfaces are located directly on each control card. Data sets, the firmware and the control program can be managed or replaced easily using an exchangeable SD memory card.
Filed Under: Motion control • motor controls, PLCs + PACs