Waterplay Solutions Chose Unitronics' Programmable Controller V130-33-R34

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The palm-sized PLC with a built-in Operator Panel met Waterplay's programming and space requirements

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Waterplay Solutions Chose Unitronics' Programmable Controller V130-33-R34
Waterplay Solutions Chose Unitronics' Programmable Controller V130-33-R34

Unitronics' V130-33-R34, the small palm-sized PLC with an integrated HMI, was chosen by Waterplay Solutions to be installed in one of their recreational sites, in Texas. 

With thousands of installations world-wide, Waterplay® Solutions Corp. has provided their customers premium aquatic recreational features since 1987. Offering a variety of products designed to turn any space into an exciting attraction, Waterplay® responds directly to their customer needs; including aquatic play features, slide activity centers, waterslides urban water features, and water management solutions.

With one particular project Waterplay® was working on in Texas, they had an aquatic play pad that had a very small area where a PLC controller could be placed. In their existing line of controllers they were using at the time, they specifically needed a digital output to control a relay, and the particular manufacture they were using did not have a PLC with high enough rated built in relays to operate the valves that they used. As a result, they were on the search for a PLC with an integrated HMI. The controller need the following operations either built in or programmable to meet their requirements:

Programming requirements:

• Start/stop time for the week

• To be able to have the system on/off for each day of the week

• Receive an input from the field to start a sequence

• Log number of activations/per day and downloadable

• Automatically open/close each output

• To have internal relays that can operate a solenoid valve that requires 0.41amps of in rush current (0.25 ampsholding)

• Relatively easy to program with minimal cost for software

• Field reprogrammable with a flash card

Physical requirements:

• To be able to fit in a 6 x 10 inch space

• Multi line graphic interface

• Expandable without taking up additional space, or using minimal additional space.

"The Unitronics V130-33-R34 was able to reach these requirements and more." Said Carney Neave of Waterplay® Solutions Corp. "The controller was very easy to program and customize for our application. The staff and tech support of Unitronics are very efficient and knowledgeable.

"Unitronics is proud to be a part of Waterplay's role in bringing the joy of water to people and communities. "We do more than build aquatic play features. We've helped turn crime-ridden downtown parks into family attractions." Says Neaves. "We've given new life to abandoned community facilities, bringing kids back to play in them. We work with you to create environments that promote exploration and discovery, fostering imaginative, interactive play."

Posted on March 24, 2015 - (1085 views)
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ONE INTEGRATED SOLUTION FOR CONTROL & AUTOMATION

Unitronics designs, manufactures, and markets advanced control and automation solutions. Our extensive offering includes a complete line of PLCs with integrated HMI, full line of VFDs, AC Servo Drives & Motors, a broad array of I/Os and complementary devices, as well as programming software for all aspects of control, motion, HMI, and communications. Unitronics PLCs range from micro-PLC + HMI units for simple machine control, to complex controllers with advanced functions, a variety of onboard IOs and multiple communication options – including support for Industry 4.0 (smart factory) technology.

Easy to use, efficient, and affordable, our products have been automating processes, systems and standalone applications since 1989. Today, our field-proven products automate over 1 million installations in diverse fields, including petrochemicals, automotive, food processing, plastics & textiles, energy & environment, water & waste water management – anywhere automated processes are required.

Unitronics is represented by more than 180 distributors in over 60 countries around the globe, providing our customers with local support in their local languages.

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