Beckhoff Automation merges the platform diversity of the Windows PC with the 24/7 stability and determinism of a dedicated PLC with their CX series and other Embedded/Industrial PLCs. Their industrial control OS runs under Windows, guaranteeing uptime and supporting the Windows ecosystem of applications. The EtherCAT communication network is supported on many platforms and provides extremely fast and reliable (deterministic) timing.
DMC is an official member of the Beckhoff Integrator Group, which recognizes our proficiency in implementing Beckhoff automation solutions. With our experience in industrial automation, motion control, Beckhoff Automation, and as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, we at DMC absolutely love the diverse and powerful platform.
TwinCAT 3 HMI and TwinCAT 3 Programming
Beckhoff's systems are programmed in TwinCAT 3, a full-featured automation language that leverages Microsoft's Visual Studio IDE. DMC is fully trained and experienced in Beckhoff's powerful TwinCAT 3 HMI platform. TwinCAT 3 HMI (i.e. TwinCAT HMI) is a full-featured, flexible web-based front-end. Beckhoff's TwinCAT 3 also supports a variety of displays, including InduSoft. DMC has experience integrating Beckhoff's TwinSAFE integrated safety solution. DMC works extensively with Beckhoff motion control including servos, XTS, and XPlanar.
Beckhoff has a powerful, integrated machine vision platform within TwinCAT3. DMC's vision experts can help program your custom vision solution.
We provide Beckhoff solutions for a wide variety of industries including entertainment (i.e., theatrical rigging and lighting, and interactive museum displays), food and beverage, packaging and material handling, chemical, and more.