Additional I/O are available for all
versions of the OmniTurn, GT-75, GT-Jr and attachments.
They can be added to machines with normal spindle drives
or C axis. The PLC is supplied on a panel with marked
The OmniTurn control can read inputs and set outputs on
the PLC. Simple M functions can be configured with
programs configurable by the end user.
Simple automatic loaders: The PLC and configuration of M
functions can be used to drive simple automatic loaders.
If the loader is complex and requires a non linear
sequence with times or counters, then do not rely on
this option. Use a separate PLC and contact the factory
for information on interfacing with the OmniTurn.
Magazine Barfeed: The PLC kit is perfect for interfacing
the OmniTurn to a magazine bar feed. The OmniTurn has
built in a conditional M function that is used for an
end of bar sequence.
The standard kit has
- 8 inputs - 24V DC (supplied by
- 6 outputs - configured for 12V DC
for use with the OmniTurn power supply
- 2 solid state outputs
- 4 relay outputs with a common
The kit is configured
with a number of standard M functions for inputs and
outputs. A conditional input M function is also
M functions can be configured by the end user.
Documentation is supplied in the manual to assist
customers with this. A total of 10 M functions can be
created and used in all programs on the machines.
This is the placard that is supplied
with the PLC kit. It is attached to the sheet metal
adjacent to the kit.