Enhanced motion control development environment, controller modules

MotionWorks IEC Pro from Yaskawa is an integrated development environment based on the IEC61131-3 international programming standard. It is built upon the same code as the company's MotionWorks IEC Express software, including all additions made since the May 2008 release. The Pro version allows users to program in Sequential Function Chart language, configure projects with up to 16 tasks, and s...

09/01/2009


Yaskawa MotionWorks machine control hardware, software

MotionWorks IEC Pro from Yaskawa is an integrated development environment based on the IEC61131-3 international programming standard. It is built upon the same code as the company's MotionWorks IEC Express software, including all additions made since the May 2008 release. The Pro version allows users to program in Sequential Function Chart language, configure projects with up to 16 tasks, and support all of the MP2000iec controller models. The new MP2310iec machine controller in three new models lets up to three local modules of digital or analog I/O be controlled. It includes the following: EtherNet/IP and Modbus/TCP for connectivity, standard programming languages, eight option cards offered for the three expansion slots to accommodate most machine requirements, and a built-in Web server for obtaining standard controller diagnostic information. Third-party remote I/O modules such as Phoenix, Wago, and Opto 22 can be interfaced with the system via the Mechatrolink, EtherNet/IP or Modbus/TCP networks. The controller can operate local Sigma-5 outputs, reducing panel cost and space requirements when necessary. Yaskawa Electric America , www.yaskawa.com





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