classic | mobile
 

Search...

SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

Technews Industry Guide - IIoT 2018

Technews Industry Guide - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation

 

Measure, control and log data with Multicon
October 2017, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers


The Simex MultiCon range of advanced controllers offers the capability of controlling and data recording in one compact device. Although the MultiCon has been designed for advanced applications in industrial automatic control engineering, the device can also be used in smaller systems. It can be equipped with three isolated RS-485 interfaces which make it a perfect solution for distributed systems, with the MultiCon working as a CPU and when using an Ethernet interface the device can be monitored via the Internet. The wide range of input and output modules allows customisation of MultiCon to suite customer needs.

With colour TFT display and touch screen working on the user interface becomes a pleasure. The controller also allows the use of PC keyboard and mouse operation, as well as free DAQ manager software for a user friendly experience.

MultiCon’s CMC-99 has up to 48 measurement or digital inputs and 60 virtual channels whereas the CMC-141 has 50% more I/O and virtual channels. Users are able to decide how they would like to configure the virtual channels. They can be used for direct measurement readings, mathematical functions, timers, profile creation, set points or virtual objects.

ScadaLite functionality has just been added to the MultiCon as an innovative feature that allows users to manage a process directly from the display. Essential information can be presented in a graphical form enriched with animations, dynamic graphs and the most significant numerical parameters, as well as audible alarms.

The ScadaLite implementation is simple, users upload a graphical design or a photograph of the application and then just distribute the measurements/indicators – all done in a few minutes directly on the MultiCon screen.

For more information contact Brandon Topham, RET Automation, +27 (0)11 453 2468, brandon.topham@retautomation.com, www.retautomation.com


Credit(s)
Supplied By: RET Automation Controls
Tel: +27 11 453 2468
Fax: +27 11 453 2406
Email: sales@retautomation.com
www: www.retautomation.com
Share via email     Share via LinkedIn   Print this page

Further reading:

  • Food safety hazards and how to choose sensor solutions
    November 2018, RET Automation Controls, Sensors & Transducers
    This article outlines three of the most common food hazards that can result in recall and describes several sensor technologies that can help ensure food safety in each scenario.
  • Wireless tank level monitoring
    November 2018, RET Automation Controls, Industrial Wireless
    Storage tanks can be found in a wide variety of locations and environments, from indoor or outdoor installations to above or below ground. Properly monitoring and managing levels inside these tanks can ...
  • Self-contained photoelectric barrel-mount sensors
    November 2018, RET Automation Controls, Sensors & Transducers
    Banner’s new T18-2 photoelectric sensors have an FDA-grade shatterproof plastic housing and are IP69K-rated and Ecolab-certified to protect against water ingress and chemical washdown.    IP69K and epoxy ...
  • How to choose the right cable
    October 2018, RET Automation Controls, Enclosures, Cabling & Connectors
    Cables are an essential part of any industrial application. Therefore, it is important to make sure to choose the appropriate cable material for the environment, especially where chemical cleaning solutions, ...
  • Flexible controller technology removes project roadblocks
    October 2018, Emerson Automation Solutions, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers
    Emerson’s latest capital project technology enables chemical, life sciences, oil and gas, and other industrial manufacturers to scale automation, simplifying project execution. As capital projects grew ...
  • Sensor array bars for detection across conveyors and chutes
    October 2018, RET Automation Controls, Sensors & Transducers
    The new SAB series sensor array bar is ideal for use on conveyors and chutes in the material handling industry. Each array conveniently fits multiple QS18 sensors into a robust aluminium housing for use ...
  • Prepare for the future
    September 2018, RET Automation Controls, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking
    Bring serial interfaces into the era of Industry 4.0.
  • PC-based control ensures high quality sporting goods
    September 2018, Beckhoff Automation, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers
    ADC fills market niche with standardised and highly precise testing systems.
  • Laser sensor specifications ­explained
    September 2018, RET Automation Controls, Sensors & Transducers
    Is accuracy most important? One of the first specifications the user might expect to see is accuracy. Accuracy represents the maximum difference between the measured value and the actual value: the smaller ...
  • How to choose an industrial safety controller
    September 2018, RET Automation Controls, IS & Ex
    The following are five key features to look for in a safety controller that will save time and money, as well as help ensure that operators are using the safety system correctly. As with any safety application, ...
  • Yokogawa releases Centum VP R6.06
    September 2018, Yokogawa South Africa, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers
    Yokogawa has announced the addition of new functions to the Centum VP integrated production control system, which will be released as Centum VP R6.06. The enhancements include the addition of support ...
  • Mini PLC offers versatile options
    September 2018, AC/DC Dynamics, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers
    GIC’s PL-100 mini programmable logic controller is a real-time system designed for multiple input and output arrangements. The PL-100 can control a wide variety of devices to support the user’s evolving ...

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual





 

         
    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.