How to Define a PLC in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Article by TriMech Solutions, LLC updated April 15, 2022

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical boasts numerous features that can accelerate your design procedures, and PLCs are no exception.

In automation, managing PLC inputs and outputs is crucial to producing a successful system. With other tools, the tedium of defining and auditing these parameters can often lead to errors and lost time.

TriMech Solutions Consultant – Applications, Sawyer Gara, explores just how easy this can be using a professional solution like SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic!

Featured in this SOLIDWORKS Electrical on-demand webinar

In this on-demand webinar, Sawyer discusses:

  • Types of PLCs
  • PLC Part Selection
  • PLC Input/Output Assignment
  • Dynamic Symbols
  • Channel Address Propagation to Terminals

About the Presenter

Sawyer Gara – Solutions Consultant

Sawyer is a Solutions Consultant – Applications working out of Huntsville, Alabama. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and has been using SOLIDWORKS for 6+ years with experience all over the SOLIDWORKS Design Ecosystem.

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