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PLC (Programmable Logic Controller)

A programmable logic controller (PLC) can control machinery or processes based on inputs from sensors and other equipment. It is often used in industrial applications to monitor the status of production lines, manufacturing stations, or assembly processes such as heat-sealing packaging operations. PLCs take data from various sources, including human operators and environmental conditions such as the temperature readings outside an air conditioning system's cooling coils. Then they process these inputs through a series of steps before determining if any action needs to be taken by their attached components.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About PLC (Programmable Logic Controller)

SMBs can use PLCs to automate manual tasks or processes. PLCs help save time and money by reducing human interaction in certain areas of business operations. They also improve safety and efficiency in industrial settings. They are an essential tool for SMBs looking to streamline their production processes.

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