Manufacturing and moving goods in the commercial market requires a high degree of accuracy and reliable automation. PLCs (programmable logic controllers) are a vital part of modern industrial operations. What is a PLC? How does this technology help in industrial facilities? How do businesses benefit from having employees who are formally trained in PLCs on their staff?
According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, PLCs are part of a control system that allows simple mechanical motions to be repeated quickly and accurately. This equipment stores a series of digital instructions in its memory. When connected sensors receive information that certain conditions are met, the equipment then responds with a predetermined action. For example, a PLC connected to an oven could be triggered to turn the heat up or down after a period of time. In industrial settings, PLCs have multiple uses.
PLCs are highly customizable and easily programmed to fit the needs of the user. PLC systems are designed to take advantage of recent technological capabilities. These processors allow users to perform a greater variety of actions with greater speed and accuracy than previous systems.
Once programmed, PLC hardware makes manufacturing, shipping, packaging, and other industrial processes easier and more profitable.
PLCs help manufacturers make more product with a smaller investment of time and money.
Businesses that use PLCs gain great benefits from seeking formal training for their maintenance and technical staff.
Businesses that use PLCs need formally trained staff members to protect their investments and help them grow. Are you ready to gain more control over your mechanical processes? The PLC: Programmable Logic Controllers Training from NTT is the perfect way to teach your employees the basics of PLC management. This 5-day course provides a solid foundation of knowledge to help your technicians understand and program your PLC systems without the need for inconvenient or expensive outside assistance. Contact our representatives today to schedule a training session.
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