Programmable Safety Control Features Modular Design

Tapeswitch will exhibit its Programmable Control Unit (PCU), part of a modular system designed for the integration of fully programmable safety control across multiple safety devices and machinery locations.

New Product Announcements From: 7/10/2014 Modern Machine Shop, , from Modern Machine Shop

Click Image to Enlarge

Tapeswitch will exhibit its Programmable Control Unit (PCU), part of a modular system designed for the integration of fully programmable safety control across multiple safety devices and machinery locations. Intended to be a less-expensive upgrade alternative to programmable logic controllers (PLCs), the unit can manage programming of logic control functions for a variety of safety devices, including multiple combinations of mats, edges, bumpers, laser scanners, light curtains and photocells, among others.

The modular PCU/1 main control unit can accept a total of 14 expansion modules, creating a system with as many as 128 inputs, 16 dual-channel safety outputs and 16 status outputs for machine safety configurations, devices and networks. The company also offers a main unit with an integrated PCUEU/1 expansion unit for additional fail-safe devices.

IMTS 2016 is right around the corner!

Now is the time to register for IMTS 2016, which runs September 12-17 in Chicago, Illinois. As the show approaches, please check our IMTS 2016 Zone for new product updates. We will also have information about new technology, pavilions to explore and conference information. In the meantime, check out IMTSTV for segments about the show and what’s new in the world of manufacturing technology.

Learn More about IMTS

Siemens Answers with the Most Innovative CNC Solutions for Machine Tool Technology
MMS ONLINE
Channel Partners
  • Techspex