(from the latest issue of the SolisPLC Automation Newsletter)
Hey there Karim from SolisPLC here. The Automation Newsletter brings you the best resources for automation & control engineers like yourself. This includes the latest SolisPLC tutorials , industry news, PLC programming tips, and much more.
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The Manufacturing Hub Podcast
We dive into discussions about some of the projects, applications of OSI PI, and Jim’s experience in manufacturing. We get an insight into the process he uses to work with clients, analyze their data and propose solutions that drive improvements to the bottom line.
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- US job openings surged to a two-year high in February, and U.S. factories desperate for workers.
- U.S. manufacturing sector index races to a 37-year high in March.
- Here’s How The Biden Administration Can Revive U.S. Manufacturing
PowerFlex 525 Parameter, Input and Output Programming Tutorial in RSLogix Studio 5000 – The PowerFlex 525 series of Variable Frequency Drives from Allen Bradley is highly utilized and respected within the automation field. The drives are compact, versatile, and easy to use. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to access and
utilize the multiple Input and Output options available on the drive.
Complete Guide on Buying Your First Allen Bradley PLC for Programming – PLC Programming is challenging, but it doesn’t have to be costly. If you’re just getting started, the best option is to invest in an entry-level PLC that allows them to practice without breaking the bank.
PLC Programming Tip💡
Define program scoped tags for all registers you won’t be using in other programs. This allows you to minimize PLC scoped tags and prevent inadvertently using them elsewhere.
For example, if you have a program responsible for managing PID loops, it’s good practice to make all those registers program scoped. By doing so, any additions to the programs will be forced to create immutable pointers to these tags from the outside.
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