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Unitronics Announces New Products

Posted by Mark Howe

Oct 9, 2018 9:42:00 AM

With so much emphasis (and fanfare) on the machines that are powering and revolutionizing the manufacturing environment, we're glad to devote this blog to our Partner Unitronics' new products that make programming and controlling these machines possible! 

Introducing the UniStream® Remote I/Os and a PLC + HMI + IO (with a 7" screen).

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Topics: monitoring, machine control, Control Panel, Controllers, Machine Controllers, PLC, PLC+HMI, HMI

Installing a PLC with Remote Monitoring & Control in an Area Without Electricity?

Posted by Kelly Howe

Oct 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Unitronics.

Summary:
A team from the University of Johannesburg’s School of Engineering worked on a service project to bring clean drinking to a remote village.  They believed that by implementing automation and remote monitoring technology they could prevent a “give and forget” effect, where service projects fall into disrepair after a few years.  Using two Unitronics PLC+HMI units, they were able to control a solar powered water pump, record data on the pumps performance and report the status of the pump via cellular communications.   These versatilePLCs made it easy for the team at University of Johannesburg to ensure that the water pump continued operating at optimal levels long after the initial installation.

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Topics: Unitronics, PLC, HMI, vision1210, PLC+HMI

Making an All-in-One PLC Machine Easier to Use?

Posted by Kelly Howe

Aug 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Unitronics.

Summary: Procesteh LTD is a Croatian company offering engineering solutions for the process industry; they strive to provide complete solutions for both hardware and software.  For one project, they were building the control platform for a soda pasteurization system at a beverage plant.  They selected the Unitronics UniStream 15-inch modular PLC+HMI.  This PLC offered powerful communications, a large, easy to use display and a variety of I/O options, as well as a innovative, single-environment software enabling reduced programming time.

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Topics: Unitronics, PLC, PLC+HMI, UniStream, pasteurization