Automation control panels combine the functions of a programmable controller and operator interface into a single unit. In addition to humans, they are the brains of the operation.
When the Orka Control Systems and Technical Services team develops control systems they take into consideration the entire production process – automated and manual – as well as future growth.
With the world of technology advancing at a rapidly increasing speed, there are many factors to consider – including integration of robots and visioning elements, as well as upgrading existing controls to connect new or upgraded manufacturing elements.
To learn more about key considerations with automated controls, Machine Design provides insight around automated panels versus PLC’s, including what’s involved and what it might mean for you.