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rcrabb
09-04-2003, 12:28 PM
Is it possible to program a plc to run steppers? If it is possible can it be used in place of a stepper driver controler?

meconer
09-04-2003, 03:24 PM
We have an application with a mitsubishi plc controlling a stepper. I think most plc manufacturers have some motor
control capability in the more advanced models.

CDignition
09-12-2003, 08:52 PM
you still need the stepper drive, along with the PLC...why not go sevo??..prices are about equal now and servos are way beter..:)

We use AB stuff exclusiveley

balsaman
09-12-2003, 09:58 PM
You could drive a stepper with a plc and a stepper drive, but I have no idea how to make a plc read a gcode file. A PC is a much easier solution.

Eric