TwinCAT 3 - eXtended Automation TwinCAT - PLC and Motion Control on the PC

The Windows Control and Automation Technology

The Beckhoff TwinCAT software system turns almost any compatible PC into a real-time controller with a multi-PLC system, NC axis control, programming environment and operating station. TwinCAT replaces conventional PLC and NC/CNC controllers as well as operating devices with:

  • open, compatible PC hardware
  • embedded IEC 61131-3 software PLC, software NC and software CNC in Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista, Windows 7, NT/ XP Embedded, CE
  • programming and run-time systems optionally together on one PC or separated
  • connection to all common fieldbuses
  • PC interfaces support
  • data communication with user interfaces and other programs by means of open Microsoft standards (OPC, OCX, DLL, etc.)
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Products

TwinCAT PLC

TwinCAT PLC: IEC 61131-3 Multi-PLC on the PC

TwinCAT NC PTP

TwinCAT NC PTP: Point-to-point axis positioning

TwinCAT NC I

TwinCAT NC I: Axis interpolation in three dimensions

TwinCAT CNC

TwinCAT CNC: High-performance CNC solution for complex applications

TwinCAT I/O

TwinCAT I/O: universal I/O interface for all common fieldbuses

TwinCAT CP

TwinCAT CP: Driver for Beckhoff Control Panels

TwinCAT libraries

TwinCAT libraries: Extensive libraries for the execution of tasks typical in automation technology.

TwinCAT Supplements

TwinCAT Supplements: The supplement products enable the basic TwinCAT packages to be customised with additional functions.

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