Crane Sentry System Adds Allen-Bradley Connectivity with Help from Real Time Automation’s 435NBX Gateway

Crane Sentry System Adds Allen-Bradley Connectivity with Help from Real Time Automation’s 435NBX Gateway Laser-View Technologies wanted to offer reliable, consistent Allen-Bradley PLC Connectivity in its Crane Sentry® Location Manager overhead crane positioning system. As the manu-facturer of the Crane Sentry® product line and authorized distributor of Dimetix laser distance sensors and accessories in the USA, customers had come to love the laser collision monitoring system as a cost effective solution to add semi-autonomous control to their overhead crane and hoist ap-plications. The solution is especially popular since it can ret-rofit into existing applications while utilizing the established drive systems. To meet the Allen-Bradley connectivity re-quests of their customers, Laser-View Technologies knew they had to find a way to interface the ASCII data from the Dimetix laser distance sensor. As Laser-View Technologies sought an answer, Real Time Automation offered a solution. Serial Data Conversation Search The Crane Sentry® utilizes up … Continue reading Crane Sentry System Adds Allen-Bradley Connectivity with Help from Real Time Automation’s 435NBX Gateway