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December 1, 2012

Batch Control: Controller- Versus Server-Based Sequencers

The size of the batch operation is not the sole deciding factor. Follow this guidance to select the best control strategy for your system

John Párraga Rockwell Automation

It is traditionally thought that small batch systems require a controller-based sequencing solution, while larger systems require a server-based solution. However, the size of the system is not always the best indicator of the most-appropriate solution. This article provides tips to help you evaluate three options — hard-coded solutions, configurable controller-based solutions, and server-based solutions — and select the best one...

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