PC-based Control for Plastic Machines PC-based Control for Plastic Machines

Open automation solutions for the processing of plastics

With PC-based control technology, Beckhoff offers an open and flexible automation solution for all areas of plastics processing, including injection molding machines, blow molding machines, and extrusion systems. Peripheral units for the handling of materials and parts are optimally integrated.

Applications & Solutions

Solutions

Solutions: With PC-based control technology, Beckhoff offers an open and flexible automation solution for all areas of plastics processing, including injection molding machines, blow molding machines, and extrusion systems.

Applications

Applications: The application reports illustrate application options for Beckhoff products and technologies in practice.

TwinCAT – the control plattform

TwinCAT – the control plattform: TwinCAT integrates real-time control with PLC system, Motion Control and programming environment in a single package. Programming is based on the IEC 61131-3 standard.

EtherCAT – ultra high-speed communication

EtherCAT – ultra high-speed communication: Outstanding performance, flexible topology and simple configuration characterise EtherCAT, the real-time Ethernet technology from Beckhoff.

XFC | eXtreme Fast Control Technology

XFC | eXtreme Fast Control Technology: XFC, the fast control solution, is based on an optimised control and communication architecture that is capable of I/O response times < 100 μs.