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1771-TCM Allen-Bradley

Original price was: $4,030.00.Current price is: $3,100.00.

The Allen-Bradley 1771-TCM module is a thermal conversion module designed for use with the Allen-Bradley 1771 series PLC (programmable logic controller) systems.

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 Technical Specifications for 1771-TCM

Manufacturer Rockwell Automation
Module Type Process Control I/O Module
Connecting cables 1771-NC6 / 1771-NC15
Input filtering 6-pole low-pass hardware filter
Calibration Interval 6 months, then yearly
Brand Allen-Bradley
Part Number/Catalog No. 1771-TCM
Compatible Sensors B, E, J, K, R, S and T and +/- 105 mV
Number of Inputs & Outputs 8
Input / Output Resolution 16-Bit Resolution or 15 Bits + Sign Bit
Analog Inputs Thermocouple
Data Format Natural Binary 16-Bit Integer
Backplane Current 1.5 Amperes
I/O Connection Hardware 1771-RTP1
Required External Power None
Analog Outputs N/A
Slots 1 Slot
Typical AC Signal Delay (Off) 29 (+/- 8) ms
Typical DC Signal Delay (Off) 30 (+/- 7) ms
Wiring Arm 1771-WN
Dimensions 4.5 x 12.4 x 6.3 in. (115 x 317 x 160 mm)
UPC 10662468103418

Certainly! The Allen-Bradley 1771-TCM module is part of the 1771 series of products from Allen-Bradley, which is now a part of Rockwell Automation. Here are some detailed aspects of the 1771-TCM module:

  • Functionality: The 1771-TCM module is primarily used for thermal conversion. It takes analog temperature inputs from various types of temperature sensors, such as thermocouples or RTDs (Resistance Temperature Detectors), and converts these analog signals into digital data that can be processed by the PLC (Programmable Logic Controller).
  • Compatibility: It is specifically designed to work with Allen-Bradley’s 1771 series PLC systems. These PLCs were widely used in industrial automation applications for controlling machinery, processes, and other systems.
  • Applications: The module finds application in industries where precise temperature monitoring and control are critical. For example, in manufacturing processes where maintaining specific temperature ranges is essential for quality control or in environmental control systems where temperature regulation is necessary,.
  • Features: Depending on the specific model and version, the 1771-TCM may offer features such as multiple input channels for connecting several temperature sensors simultaneously, high accuracy in temperature measurement, and compatibility with different types of temperature sensors.
  • Installation: Like other modules in the 1771 series, the 1771-TCM is installed in a chassis alongside other modules and connected to the PLC processor. It communicates with the PLC through a backplane connection, which allows it to send temperature data to the PLC and receive control signals if necessary.
  • Advantages: Using the 1771-TCM module provides several advantages, including improved accuracy and reliability in temperature measurement compared to manual methods. It also enables faster response times in controlling temperature-related processes, which can enhance overall system efficiency.

Overall, the 1771-TCM module is a crucial component in industrial automation systems, specifically tailored for handling temperature data and ensuring precise control over temperature-sensitive processes.