EC: XC Series High-Performance PLC

Machine and Embedded Control - PLCs: XC PLCs provide fast, cost-efficient control for global food packaging, renewables, and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) applications. This is a Control Engineering 2013 Engineers' Choice finalist.

11/12/2012


XC PLCs provide fast, cost-efficient control for global food packaging, renewables, and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) applications. This is a Control Engineering 2013 Engineers' Choice finalist.Eaton is advancing lean automation solutions with powerful, modular systems for open, scalable and high-performance control with the XC controllers with Controller Development System software (CoDeSys). The modular XC programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are scalable to meet individual and evolving automation system requirements for small and medium-sized systems. The XC modular controllers enable customers to create custom automation systems and through CoDeSys development software, an open programming environment, customers are able to develop best-in-class solutions.  Industry-leading Eaton control and automation solutions are designed to make processes Lean by reducing engineering design, commissioning, and materials costs.

The XC modular PLCs include XC100 and XC200 devices. For small and medium-sized control tasks, XC100 controllers provide powerful control with an integrated CANopen fieldbus interface for fast, efficient communication. When additional communications and high-processing capacity are required, the XC200 controllers have an Ethernet interface and an optional integral web server, in addition to the RS232 interface and CANopen fieldbus connections. Ethernet access provides both efficient communications between controllers and data exchange to high-level control systems, using communications standards including Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) for Process Control (OPC).

Providing customizable control, XC controllers are easily expandable with compact, high-speed input/output (I/O) modules. Up to 15 XIOC local expansion modules can be connected directly to each controller and are available in a variety of modules including high-density I/O channels, analog, temperature, counter, and communication modules. Additionally, XC controllers have eight digital inputs and six digital outputs as standard.

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