Reconditioning FESTO manufacturing machines for use with Rockwell Automation equipment

Chand, Praneel and Sepulveda, Joven (2020) Reconditioning FESTO manufacturing machines for use with Rockwell Automation equipment. Manufacturing, Design, Entrepreneurship (MaDE) 2020, Auckland, New Zealand, 7-8 December, 2020.

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Equipment such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs) become outdated and obsolete over time. Support for older devices becomes limited and they become incompatible with new computer operating systems. In the end, they are no longer used by industry. Hence, this project considers reconditioning a FESTO manufacturing machine by replacing the old PLC with a Rockwell PLC so that it’s compatible with the mini industrial network in the mechatronics lab. This upgrade allows the machine to be used for student training in the automation courses.

Item Type:Poster presented at a conference, workshop or other event, and published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:PLCs, FESTO, Rockwell Automation
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Engineering and Industrial Design
ID Code:7468
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Deposited On:22 Oct 2020 21:04
Last Modified:22 Oct 2020 21:04

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