Category: Communication

CompactLogix, ControlLogix, GuardLogix

Hardware Comparison: CompactLogix, ControlLogix and GuardLogix

With the current trend in machine safety being moving towards integrated control and safety functions, Allen Bradley (like most other major suppliers) offers two versions of its main control platforms, the Logix line of controllers. Based on application size and complexity, facilities will use either the CompactLogix or ControlLogix controller platforms for control. Adding safety…

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Point I/O vs. Flex I/O: Which is right for your system?

Having the correct I/O module for your application is crucial to keep the communication and information flowing effectively and safely. Point and Flex I/O modules are both distributed I/O systems designed for use with modular Allen-Bradley automation systems but there are many models that are particularly suited for specific applications. Here you can compare and…

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