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PLCopen - Rotary Knife with Registration - Example Application

This document details a KAS 2 axis simulated rotary knife application with virtual master and registration operation.

The axes are as follows:

  • Axis 1: Feed Conveyor
  • Axis 2: Rotary Knife
  • Axis 3: Virtual Master (Simulated)

 

The following mechanics was used to create the simulated rotary knife application:

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The application demonstrates the KAS controller's ability to perform registration in a rotary knife type application.The application is run using the internal KAS IDE Control Panel screens:

 

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The application code also contains:

-  A state machine with 5 machine states: Standby, Manual, Automatic, Error Stop, and Error Fatal.

- Error Handling and Recovery