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What is a PLC?

PLC stands for Programmable Logic Controller. This miniature industrial computer interfaces robot system components, making sure everything runs smoothly.



While not necessary for every robot workcell, a PLC is recommended for many robot systems, especially those that are more complex. A valuable interfacing component, PLCs manage the communications between controllers, parts positioners, robots, safety peripherals, and more.  

Interested in purchasing a PLC from RobotWorx? Contact RobotWorx' Parts and Service Department or call 740-251-4312 for pricing and information.