Schneider Electric Multiple-machine control
Designed for high-performance compact machines incorporating speed and position control functions, the Modicon M241 PLC can control multiple machines by leveraging dual-channel communications for handling both upstream and downstream communications simultaneously. The controller offers communication with five embedded ports and embedded CANopen for fieldbus architectures for up to 63 devices. This platform offers unlimited access to the machine via Ethernet to simplify maintenance with visualization pages designed directly through SoMachine and stored in the PLC’s web server. The SoMachine environment leverages the user’s existing HMI programming knowledge to develop custom web pages hosted within the PLC.