Application Note

Improve OEE in Food Manufacturing With Plug-In PLC Weight Modules

Source: Rockwell Automation

By Tim Norman, Senior Product Manager, Hardy Process Solutions

Rockwell Plug In PLC Weight Module

PLC backplane plug-in weigh scale modules are providing businesses with a way to quickly and seamlessly monitor weight. When integrated into a manufacturing production systems, these modules help companies to make timely decisions and effectively control their production processes.

Explore the wide variety of applications for PLC weight modules along with their benefits including that they:

  • Plug directly into the backplane-no cabling.
  • Generate fast, accurate and deterministic weight data for the PLC/PAC.
  • Use rack I/O for application control.
  • Have add-On-Profiles ingrained in RSLogix™ in the I/O Configuration menu tree to access set-up and data output functions.
  • Test and validate HMI Faceplates/AOIs for ease of integration with basic weighing functions.
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