Mitsubishi Electric Automation launches iQ-R control platform
February 22, 2016 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Feb. 22, 2016 – In response to “industry demand for integrated machine and plant control,” Mitsubishi Electric Automation has announced the iQ-R series which incorporates sequence, motion, safety, process, and C language control into one platform.
The iQ-R series control platform is designed for applications requiring integrated motion and safety control, tight synchronization between various processes and high production throughput. It is specifically designed for applications within the automotive, food and beverage, material handling, and electronics manufacturing industries. The integrated design allows machines or production lines to consolidate control in one rack, says Mitsubishi, adding that the system can have up to 4 CPUs per rack for various combinations of motion, sequence or process control. The series boasts 0.98 ns execution speed; high-speed bus; GX Works3 programming software with built-in functions and configuration screens; and built-in SD memory card database.