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Labeling machine automation with M-Duino PLC

Labeling machine automation with M-Duino PLC

We will make the automation of a labeling machine based on the M-Duino PLC from Industrialshields. The labeling machine will label bottles of a plant.   Hardware I: Equipment to be used Basically, the labeling machine system consists of: An M-Duino PLC: This controller is the heart of the system. It controls the display, generates interrupts, and controls the communication. A Panel PC: Used to read and display the status of the system over the Panel Pc. A detection Sensor: …

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Ardbox PLC Arduino based and VFD (inverter) with USB communication

Ardbox PLC Arduino based and VFD (inverter) with USB communication

Abstract Variable Frequency Drivers (usually known as VFD´s), are very popular in industry because they can adjust torque and speed of AC motors by varying motor input frequency and voltage. The setpoint can be sent from a PLC and, therefore, from a computer, so this is what we are going to show you in this newsletter: how to send a setpoint to a VFD using a computer connected to an Ardbox PLC from Industrialshields.   Hardware and considerations Before starting…

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Feeding a packaging machine with a frequency driver with Arduino

Feeding a packaging machine with a frequency driver with Arduino

In the dairy industry, packaging machines are used to package food in containers such as yogurt, milk, etc. They are usually integrated into more complex systems, and they are fed by a tank that contains the product (usually milk). In this project we will design a system composed of a tank with milk, a packaging machine, a valve to open and close the way to the machine, and a PID formed by a flow meter and a pump controlled by…

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