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Consider the following six factors when selecting a PLC: system requirements, environmental requirements, inputs and outputs (I/Os), CPU speed, communication protocol types, and programming.

When choosing a PLC, a customer must first evaluate various factors to guarantee that it is the right fit for their application. How to Choose a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) (PLC) Industrial operations were managed by a succession of hardwired relay banks, timers, and counters until the PLC was invented in 1968.

In industrial automation, PLCs are used to boost system dependability, stability, and performance while reducing the need for human operators and the risk of human mistake.

PLCs are widely utilised in a variety of industries due to their speed, ease of operation, and perceived ease of programming. PLCs can be programmed in a variety of ways, including ladder logic, which uses electromechanical relays, and specially modified programming languages such as BASIC and C, to name a few.

  • The common components of the PLC unit are discussed here:
  • Processor:
  • Rack/Mounting:
  • Input Assembly:
  • Output Assembly:
  • Power Supply:

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