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18. The Lane Sorter Process

Allen-Bradley PLC Programming | Advanced Course • 3m 13s

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  • 19. The Lane Sorter Project

    We will create a new project file in RSLogix 500.

    We will select the MicroLogix 1100 Series B processor.

    For this example, We will be using more I/O than is available on-board with the CPU, so we open the I/O configuration item to add one 16-point DC digital input card. For this purpose, we wan...

  • 20. Setting up the IO for the MCR Zone

    We start by setting up I/O descriptions using the Address/Symbol editor.
    We select “Add New Record” and enter the address, description, and symbol for the Emergency Stop input and Conveyor Motors 1 and 2 outputs.
    Note that we have assigned these I/O to the add-on I/O cards instead of the on-boar...

  • 21. Configuring the MCR Zone

    To demonstrate the MCR zone logic, we configure the two rungs between the MCRs, each with an output coil configured for one of the two motor outputs.

    We add one normally open and one normally closed contact to the input side of the first rung so that the MCR is disabled when either of two safety...