Modicon M258 Compact PLC for Machine Automation
The Modicon M258 high-performance PLC is made to control large and complex machines. Programs with SoMachine software. Uses TM5 expansion I/O.
The Modicon M258 is a compact high-performance PLC for control of large and complex machines. The modular I/O system is based on TM5 remote I/O expansion modules capable of a couple thousand I/O points. The M258 is closely related to the LMC058 motion controller sharing the same TM5 I/O system and inheriting a reduced set of simple motion control capabilities. The programming software for the M258 is SoMachine which is fully-featured and IEC 61131-3 compliant.
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Performance, openness and flexibility
Thanks to a performant CPU (22ns/inst), embedded communication ports as Ethernet & CANopen master and advanced built-in features as data logging, WebServer and FTP server.
- Speed up machine design
. SoMachine software
. Maximize operation and reduce maintenance
. Diagnosis through transparency and remote access
- Reduce size, cost & assembly time
. With basic configurations close to machines needs
- Improve your machine performance
. Independent axis up to16 axes
. Typical digital I/O needs: up to 2400 I/Os
. Typical analog IO needs: analog I/O: 12 ou16 Bits resolution
. Advanced features: HSC / Reflex output / Event Tasks
Peripheral devices :
- Drives, servos: Up to 16 (avg. 8)
- HMI: Graphic
- Upper level connection: embedded ethernet
Intuitive machine programming with SoMachine - the unique software for MachineStruxure controllers
- The right environment for every aspect of your machine: Standard and safe logic, motion design and HMI configuration.
- Build your application intuitively as never before due to an organized screen design
- engineering time by applying complete libraries or even a new machine module thanks to many predefined templates
- Download your software project on all devices with just one click.
- SoMachine is one of the most modern and powerful tool-based software concepts on the market!
Compatible M258 I/O platforms:
- Modicon TM5: Digital, Analog, Bus Expansion, Expert and Communication modules available
- Modicon TM7: IP67 Harsh environment: Digital, Analog, and Expert modules available
Discover: "Flexible Machine Control"
One software environment SoMachine
Multiple hardware control platforms :
- Logic controllers Modicon M238
- Logic controllers Modicon M258
- Motion controllers Modicon LMC058
- HMI controllers Magelis XBTGC
- Drive controllers Altivar IMC
BenefitsAchieve benchmark performance while increasing profitability with the Modicon M251 through:
- Intuitive machine programming with SoMachine, ready-to-use applications and function blocks
- All embedded features and functions you need to design and build machines more profitably
- Flexible and scalable machine control allows an easy upgrade to higher performance platforms to improve efficiency
- Connected everywhere via Ethernet, wireless access, web servers to simplify machine integration and maintenance
ApplicationsModicon M258 logic controllers are designed for high-performance compact machines incorporating speed and position control functions. Learn more about our machine control solutions:
- Speed up machine design