Considerations for Choosing a Programmable Automation Controler (PAC) by Opto 22

Perhaps you’ve been reading about programmable automation controllers (PACs) and how they combine the capabilities of several traditional control and monitoring systems. (See “Comparing PACs to Other Technologies” on page 3.) As industrial applications become more complex—requiring the integration of multiple systems; incorporating process, discrete, and motion control; providing realtime data to company databases—perhaps you’re thinking PACs could be useful in you

03/14/2008


Perhaps you’ve been reading about programmable automation controllers (PACs) and how they combine the capabilities of several traditional control and monitoring systems. (See “Comparing PACs to Other Technologies” on page 3.) As industrial applications become more complex—requiring the integration of multiple systems; incorporating process, discrete, and motion control; providing realtime data to company databases—perhaps you’re thinking PACs could be useful in your application. Many automation manufacturers are offering PACs now, and the capabilities of these controllers vary. When you’re choosing programmable automation controllers for your application, here are some considerations to keep in mind.

Considerations for Choosing a Programmable Automation Controler (PAC)





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