ISA Expo 2006: Controller with ladder logic programming

10/31/2006


Information control/Controllers

HEC-1000 harsh environment controller from Divelbiss has a sealed, waterproof enclosure and connection system to provide for control in less-than-ideal situations.

Fredericktown, OH and Houston, TX —HEC-1000 harsh environment controller from Divelbiss Corp ., introduced earlier this month at ISA Expo 2006 in Houston, is based on PLC-on-a-Chip technology. It features a sealed, watertight enclosure with pluggable connectors that is said to allow for programmable intelligence under less than ideal conditions. Standard enclosure is submersible to 3 ft and is screw and sub-plate mountable. HEC-1000 is programmed using Divelbiss EZ Ladder software, which supports ladder diagram and function block programming.

Controller offers 12 to 26.4-V dc input power. I/O connections include 10 to 32-V dc inputs; two 40-kHz high-speed counters; two 10-bit resolution 0 to 20 mA dc analog inputs; and PWM/digital outputs rated to 3 A with automatic over-current safety and programmable status monitoring for each. Network connection is made through two CAN ports, one a dedicated J1939. Controller also has a real-time clock with skip-a-day capability that allows the program to handle hour, minute, second, month, day, year, and day-of-week.

Typical industrial applications include control for engine-driven pumps and compressors, mobile asset management and tracking, intelligent mining or oil field equipment, and conveyor systems. It is particularly suited for unattended equipment and washdown areas.

—Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jeanine Katzel , senior editor





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