Choosing the right PLC for your application
The programmable logic controller (PLC) that you choose is based on the type of process or machine it will be controlling.
A number of factors will affect the selection and our guide to the steps you would make in the selection process is available for download here.
Three performance levels of standard PLC exist within most manufacturers ranges:
Brands & performance levels
The chart below acts as a useful guide showing the relative performance of manufacturer PLC models and the choice of brands available.
Manufacturer's key PLC range that aligns with the two CPU performance levels
Find out more about a typical Compact PLC application.
Find out more about a typical Advanced PLC application.
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