METTLER TOLEDO offers weight transmitters with PROFINET®, PROFIBUS® and EtherNet/IP™ made for automation that are tailored for easy integration into PLC. This saves engineering and programming time. Our new guideline shows you how.
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Benefits of PLC-independent Weighing Technology
A common dilemma for machine manufacturers is that each of their customers has his or her preferred PLC and network technology. This forces machine manufacturers to re-engineer their control technology again and again.
We provide versatile weighing technology that can be integrated with common PLC technology, saving time and effort. This saves engineering costs for the machine manufacturer by allowing easy adaptation of proven weighing solutions to different PLC systems.
- Easy connectivity with all common PLC systems
- Availability of Ethernet/IP, PROFINET and PROFIBUS network technology
- Dual port Industrial Ethernet supports daisy-chain and ring network topologies
- Easy mechanical, electrical and software integration
- Global service support
- Predictive maintenance options
Connectivity with PLC Systems
The new ACT350 weighing transmitter from METTLER TOLEDO is designed for the needs of machine builders. It provides 600 filtered weight values per second for measuring fast weighing processes with an accuracy of 3,000e OIML and 3,000d NTEP. There is no need for additional software filtering to eliminate vibrations in the PLC program. This enables fast and precise filling, sorting and batching processes to increase throughput and profitability.
Designed for Automation
The ACT350 is dedicated for use in automation. Fieldbus connectivity via Ethernet/IP, PROFINET RT or PROFIBUS is incorporated in a compact device. ACT350 fully supports integration via Device Description Files, making installation easy and transferable to other transmitters. Transferred weight values are ready to be used in the PLC program.
DIN-Rail Mounting Saves Space
The small size of the transmitter saves space inside the cabinet. It also facilitates placement of a multitude of transmitters next to each other for controlling several weighing devices in a process.