Faster wiring video now playing on CEtv
A 3-minute video shows how system integration and machine assembly go faster with modular components.
Oak Brook, IL – System integration and machine assembly can go a whole lot faster with modular components. One example is shown in a recently posted video, “Wiring system speeds machine building,” at the Control Engineering video area, CEtv
Control Engineering video area, CEtv.
The video shows how an assembler saves about 45 minutes using Allen-Bradley Bulletin 1492 PLC Wiring System from Rockwell Automation. The installation takes approximately one minute. The left video shows an assembler installing the same wiring by utilizing traditional terminal block connection methods, which takes approximately forty-six minutes.
Rockwell Automation offers more information about the the Allen-Bradley family of wiring systems
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