- Contract Packaging
- Leaders in Packaging
Download this handy e-book consisting of the latest controls and machine components from leading manufacturers with links to videos and detailed specs.
Article | February 18, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Automation: Software tools for robots
Mitsubishi has integrated RT Toolbox2 into its MELSOFT iQ Works software platform and has added robots to the MELSOFT Navigator environment to allow programming, maintaining, retrofitting, and monitoring of Mitsubishi Electric robots ─ along with PLCs, HMIs, servos and motion controllers ─ from the same platform.
In addition to software tools already included for PLCs, HMIs, servos and motion controllers, RT Toolbox2 provides access for the company’s line of robots within MELSOFT Navigator. Now these different types of equipment can be configured into a single environment, creating paths for communications and a shared database of data labels.
Customers can use RT Toolbox2 as part of the MELSOFT iQ Works software to create a cost-effective integrated suite that covers more of their software needs. MELSOFT iQ Works includes GX Works2 for PLCs, GT Works3 for HMIs, and MT Works2 for Servos and Motion Controllers. All feature simulation tools for PLCs and HMIs that not only work independently, but can also be combined to simulate a complete PLC/HMI system with no hardware required.
Current customers are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version of iQ Works, enabling access to RT Toolbox2 as part of their iQ Works software suite.
Related Sponsored Content
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
44 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book of our editors’ selections for most innovative package designs of the past year.