Programmable Controllers Resource Center
Mike Bacidore speaks exclusively with Dick Morley, the father of the PLC, to discuss its origin.
In this article, we review some of the best questions submitted to our experts throughout the years.
Real-time analytics, diagnostics and decision support pays off for Saudi Aramco Abqaiq Plants
Using PLCs or PACs and Ethernet as gateways to digital communication protocols can be a low-cost alternative.
White Papers: In Depth Research
Posted: Jul 23, 2014
Often the Best Choice for Applications Where SingleFunction Relays Aren’t Capable Enough and a Safety-Rated PLC is Overkill
Posted: Apr 21, 2014
Redundancy in a process control system means that some or all of the system is duplicated, or redundant. The goal is to eliminate, as much as possible, any single point of failure. When a piece of equipment or a communication link goes down, a similar or i
Posted: Dec 09, 2013
Applications that require high availability, advanced data handling and superior communication capability are a good fit for PAC redundancy. This white paper looks at the benefits of redundancy, options, and implementation details.
Posted: Oct 22, 2013
Lambda tuning gives non-oscillatory response with the response time (Lambda) required by the plant. Seven industrial examples show the relevance and simplicity of this method. Will Lambda tuning work in your process control loop?