Automation Related Topics

Flux Automation Services aims to simplify technical information to educate industrial clients about their control systems, fostering their comfort and understanding. This blog focuses on general Automation topics. The information provided here is intended for reference purposes only.

  • ControlFLASH Software Tool

    ControlFLASH Software Tool

    ControlFLASH is a software tool developed by Rockwell Automation. ControlFLASH provides a straightforward and streamlined process for upgrading the firmware of Rockwell Automation devices, ensuring they have the latest software enhancements, bug fixes, and feature updates. Firmware updates are important for maintaining device performance, reliability, and security. Key features and functionalities of ControlFLASH include: Firmware… Read more

  • BOOTP-DHCP Software Tool

    BOOTP-DHCP Software Tool

    The BOOTP-DHCP tool is a network protocol utility used for managing and assigning IP addresses to devices on a network. BOOTP (Bootstrap Protocol):BOOTP is an older network protocol that was primarily designed to help workstations obtain their network configuration information during the boot process. It relies on a server-client model, where a BOOTP server maintains… Read more

  • ControlLogix Overview Description

    ControlLogix Overview Description

    ControlLogix is a family of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) manufactured by Rockwell Automation. It is part of their Allen-Bradley product line and is widely used in industrial automation applications. ControlLogix PLCs are known for their modular design and scalability, providing flexibility to meet the needs of various control system architectures. They are designed to handle… Read more

  • History of PLC

    History of PLC

    The concept of the PLC emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s as a response to the need for flexible and reprogrammable control systems in the manufacturing industry. Before PLCs, control systems relied heavily on hardwired relay circuits and large control panels, which were difficult to modify, troubleshoot, and maintain. In 1968, engineers from… Read more

  • What is a PLC?

    What is a PLC?

    A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) is a specialized computer-based device used in industrial automation systems to control and monitor processes. It is designed to withstand harsh industrial environments and is widely employed in various industries such as manufacturing, energy, chemical, and automotive. The primary function of a PLC is to automate and control the operation… Read more