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Standard Robot Command Interface to PLCs



This document describes the specification of all required features required for developing a

unified standard robot interface (RI) between robot controller (RC) and a Programable Logic

Controller (PLC).

The RI will allow the PLC to send motion and other commands to the RC and check the status

 of the robot.

This specification defines the communication mechanism between the RC and PLC and

standardizes definitions and robot commands among different manufacturers.

The target of the RI will be the basis to create a mechanism for controlling a robot directly from

the PLC without requiring additional programming at the RC side, e.g. using the original robot’s

HMI pendant.



New Draft for review:



Version: Draft 1.2
Order No.: 3.252
Language: English

This draft is published for testing and review only. It must not be used for development purposes.

Comments to be submitted to  until 03.08.2022.


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