Basic PLC Ladder Programming Training Examples for Beginners.

 Hi friends here we are starting here a series of Free Training on PLC Ladder Programming training & tutorials.These PLC Ladder Programs are important to get basics of Ladder programs.

 PLC Practice Problem: 

Enabling the indicator to be ON immediately when switch pressed and OFF after a 5 sec delay by the switch.

Topics Covered in this example is PLC Timer (OFF Delay).

Number of PLC Inputs Required

X1 – Start Switch.

Number of PLC Outputs Required

Y1 – Output Indicator

Number of PLC Timer Required

T0 – 5 second Timer, 100 ms Time Base. (See K50 Preset Value for Timer) 

PLC Ladder Programming:

PLC Ladder Program Description:
·        When X1 = ON, TMR instruction will be executed. Timer T1 will be ON and start counting for 3 sec. When T1 reaches its set value, the NO (Normally Open) contact T1 will be activated and indicator YI will be ON.
·        When X1 = OFF, TMR instruction will not be executed. Timer T1 will be OFF and so will NO contact T1. Therefore, the indicator Y1 will be OFF. 


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Anonymous said... 31 May 2017 at 23:02

Program description is not correct. Looks like it suppose to be for example 7.