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Beckhoff XPlanar & XTS

Earlier this year, Mike Rauch and Chris Mauban of Beckhoff were kind enough to host us at their Chicago (Woodridge, IL) office to show off some live demos that showcase the latest updates to XPlanar® and the eXtended Transport System® (X...


How to Link Hardware / IO in Beckhoff TwinCAT 3

One of the most essential tasks on any PLC platform is linking software variables to physical hardware inputs and outputs. Without the ability to do this, our software would be meaningless code executing on a processor, unable to affect the...


Version Control and Multi-user Development with Beckhoff TwinCAT 3

Why Version Control? If you’ve ever gone through a project archive, found something that looks like the following: Project_20180807 Project_20180813 Project_20180813_Final Project_20180813_FinalB Project_20180813_FinalFinal P...


Getting Started With a Beckhoff PLC: Part One - Setup

This is the first installment of a three-part blog series covering all you need to know about getting started with a Beckhoff PLC/HMI. In this blog, we'll be covering how to initially set up your Beckhoff IPC to run PLC code a...