PLC and HMI obsolescence is a common challenge in industrial automation systems. As technology advances, older PLC and HMI models may become outdated and unsupported, making it difficult to maintain or replace them. This can lead to potential risks such as system failures, downtime, and increased maintenance costs.
Furthermore, obsolete PLC and HMI systems may not be compatible with newer technologies, leading to limitations in functionality and reduced efficiency.
To address this challenge, it is essential to have a clear obsolescence management plan in place, including regular system audits, identification of critical components, and evaluation of replacement options. A proactive approach to PLC and HMI obsolescence management can help minimize the risks associated with system failures, reduce downtime, and ensure continued operational efficiency.
Denca can arrange a site visit to asses your current hardware and advise of any potential issues.