BL programmable gateways are IP67-rated and use local network logic to perform complex tasks.
BL programmable gateways are IP67-rated and use local network logic to perform complex tasks. They may be used to control a variety of I/O including digital, analog, serial and RFID. The programmable gateways can be used in standalone situations or to reduce PLC load and network traffic in larger installations with Modbus TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP and PROFIBUS networks. The free software uses popular IEC 61131-3 programming techniques. Programming formats include ladder logic, structured text, flow-charting and the use of function blocks, which enables users to create code once and use it in multiple instances.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey