Delta offers AS300 modular PLC for North American market
July 18, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Jul. 18, 2017 – Delta Group is now offering the AS300 series compact PLC for advanced machinery applications to the North American market.
The AS300 joins the company’s robotic cell workstation and the MS300 VFD with IP40 as featured smart manufacturing enabling technologies that were showcased at Automate 2017. According to the company, the unit boasts advanced control at a machine and line level. It features integrated motion control with six axis via pulse control (200kHz or 4MHz) and built-in encoder feedback. Up to eight Delta ASDA-A2 servos can be controlled with the addition of a CANopen network module for pick-n-place applications. Delta’s self-developed 32-bit System-on-a-Chip (SoC) is utilized in the AS300’s design for enhanced speed at 40k steps/ms and supports up to 32 extension modules or up to 1,024 outputs. The PLC also offers a built-in Ethernet port with EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP communication & OPC server connectivity, SMTP email server connectivity for alarm notification, an integrated light-webserver and direct database connectivity via eServer tool when combined with Delta HMI for complete solution. It also provides multi-layer password protection for enhanced system security.