Posted tagged ‘control system’

Function Blocks: Program Once, Reuse Often

June 10, 2013

function blocks

The heart of IEC61131-3 programming is the function block, the basic building blocks of a control system. A function block is programming unit, or chunk of code that represents a specialized control function containing an algorithm and data memory. Function blocks can and should be used over and over within a project and across multiple projects, making them a great investment. Spend the time once to code and test and then use it again with confidence on the next application. Creating programs from smaller, more manageable blocks of code encourages well structured software design and ultimately speeds application development. To read the full story Click Here

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Parker ET Series – Electric Cylinders

March 29, 2013

ET Series - Electric Cylinders
The Parker ET Series electric cylinders combine an unparalleled design with a variety of options that make it easy to integrate into both new and existing applications. Produced to hard metric ISO standards, the ET Series can mount into existing fluidpower cylinder applications, adding infinite programmability to the durability and long life expected of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders. Combined with a Parker Hannifin motor and control system, the ET Series arrives at the customer”s dock complete and ready to mount.

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