Motors & Motion
Schneider Electric offers new Modicon M168 Programmable Logic Controller
By Alyssa Dalton
October 24, 2011 – Schneider Electric is now offering the new Modicon M168 Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), designed to help OEMs and end users improve performance, optimize costs and speed time-to-market for HVAC/R machines, it says. Using “flexible architectures, customized design” and SoHVAC software, the new controller offers solutions for small/medium chillers, roof top units, refrigeration racks, and air handling units. According to Schneider, the M168 allows customers to modify, reuse or create their own architectures and choose hardware configuration tools, and monitor energy consumption, machine shutdowns, and other problems remotely via its wed-capabilities. CSA-certified and CE marked.