Three programmable automation controllers (PACs) are introduced by Rockwell based on the Allen-Bradley CompactLogix form factor, that includes the Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix, CompactLogix L2 and CompactLogix L4 controllers. Configuration by all can be done in the Rockwell Software RSLogix 5000 common design environment. The need for visualization and information in mid-range machine applications is fulfilled using the PanelView Plus 6 or the PanelView Plus Compact operator interface fulfills. The benefits that the Rockwell Automation Logix Control Platform brings to the CompactLogix PAC are, common configuration, networking and visualization environment and smaller, machine-level control applications. The Compact Logix platform is designed combined with Compact I/O, for customers looking for high performance and multi disciplined control in a small footprint.
For the OEM and end users wishing to meet machine requirements of tomorrow cost effectively, the ideal solution is Rockwell Automation Logix-based control solutions. With features like information enabled software, integrated safety and standard control, reusable development tools and integrated motion control on the EtherNet/IP network, Rockwell Automation helps bring machines beyond customer expectations cost effectively and on time.