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SMALL CONTROL SYSTEMS

The perfect solution for your mid-range applications, our small controllers offer the features and flexibility you need without the overhead of larger systems. Choose from standard and safety-certified controllers in chassis-based, packaged and modular designs. Typical applications include complex machine control, batch processing and building automation.
  Compact GuardLogix Safety Controllers
Our Bulletin 1768 Compact GuardLogix® Safety Controllers is a CompactLogix™ controller that also provides safety control. As part of the Logix family, Compact GuardLogix controllers use a common control engine with a common development environment to provide high performance multi-discipline control for SIL 3 safety applications. GuardLogix Safety PACs offer integrated safety, discrete, motion, drive and process control, as well as seamless connectivity to plant-wide information systems, all in the same controller. Use EtherNet/IP™ or ControlNet™ networks for safety interlocking between GuardLogix controllers. Connect field devices over EtherNet/IP or DeviceNet™ networks.

Features
  • High functionality in an economical platform
  • Provides system-wide integration of standard and safety control
  • Compatible with ArmorBlock® Guard I/O" or CompactBlock" Guard I/O modules for field device connectivity on EtherNet/IP" or DeviceNet" networks
  • Supports safety interlocking between GuardLogix® controllers over EtherNet/IP or ControlNet" networks
  • Integrated safety and motion capabilities in a single controller

  CompactLogix Control Systems
Our CompactLogix™ and Compact GuardLogix® controllers use a common control engine with a common development environment to provide mid-range application control in an easy-to-use environment. Tight integration between the programming software, controller and I/O modules reduces development time and cost at commissioning and during normal operation. This commonality provides cost-effective integration of a machine or safety application into a plant-wide control system because it integrates safety, motion, discrete and drive capabilities in a single controller.

Features
  • High functionality in an economical platform
  • DIN rail or panel mount for flexible installation
  • Packaged controllers offer embedded I/O to lower costs and simplify configuration
  • Analog, digital and specialty modules cover a wide range of applications
  • Advanced system connectivity to EtherNet/IP" networks for CompactLogix" 5370 platforms
  • Full support for standard EtherNet/IP networks and limited support for ControlNet" and DeviceNet" networks across all CompactLogix platforms
  • Integrated safety and motion capabilities in a single controller

  SLC 500 Control System
Bulletin 1747 SLC™ 500 PLC is a chassis-based, modular family of controllers and I/O. With multiple processor choices, numerous power supply options and extensive I/O capacity, the SLC 500 family provides a powerful solution for mid-range stand-alone or distributed industrial control. As one of the first full-featured small controllers on the market, it remains the gold standard in logic controllers more than a decade after its introduction.

Features
  • Up to 64 K words of configurable data and program memory
  • Control up to 4096 input and 4096 output signals
  • Configure up to three local chassis, with 30 local I/O or communication modules maximum
  • Monitor and control remotely located I/O across ControlNet", DeviceNet", and Universal Remote I/O links (requires I/O scanner module)
  • Built-in ports for EtherNet/IP", DH+, DH-485, or RS-232 communication
  • Available communication modules provide additional communication options
  • Specialty modules support simple motion control applications
  • Continued support and on-going engineering investment for a large installed base

  SmartGuard 600 Controllers
Our SmartGuard™ 600 family provides safety for applications that require complex logic and more advanced safety functionality. With the SmartGuard 600 controller as a safety master on DeviceNet™, you can use Guard I/O™ modules to expand the number of safety devices the SmartGuard 600 can control. With your choice of EtherNet/IP™ or DeviceNet, other devices such as standard PLCs and HMIs can read data from the SmartGuard 600 safety controller for system-level interlocking, diagnostics and troubleshooting.

Features
  • Includes small, cost-effective intelligent safety controllers
  • Leverages several types of embedded and safety I/O modules
  • Lets you use the DeviceNet" network to distribute safety I/O and integrate into a standard control system
  • Ideal for mid-level safety applications that are too complex for safety relays, yet too simple for full-sized safety PLCs
  • Supports controller configuration and programming through RSNetWorx" for DeviceNet software