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Modicon M262: Logic / motion controller, IIoT ready for high performance machines

To stay competitive in today’s digital age, machine builders need to be innovative. Smart machines, better connected, more flexible, more efficient and more secure, enable them to innovate like never before.
EcoStruxure, Schneider Electric’s open IoT architecture and platform, delivers powerful solutions for the digital age. In this context, EcoStruxure Machine offers fantastic opportunities to machine builders and OEMs, empowering them to deliver intelligent machines to compete in the digital age.

Modicon M262 solution

Innovation at all levels for machines takes the form of complete systems on three layers :
> Connected products
Designed for measurement, actuation, device-level monitoring and control, connected products comply with open standards to ensure full integration and flexibility.

> Control tool
IIoT-ready with a set of tested and validated reference architectures to design complete open, connected and interoperable systems based on industry standards. As IT / OT convergence is facilitated by Ethernet and OPC UA, machine builders take advantage of web interfaces and the cloud.

> Applications, Analytics and Services
The seamless integration of machines into the IT layer makes it possible to collect and aggregate data ready for analysis; for machine builders and end users, this translates into improved uptime and the ability to find information faster for more efficient operation and maintenance.

With EcoStruxure Machine, it is easier for OEMs / machine builders to offer smart machines to their customers. The rise of intelligent machines is a direct consequence of the changing needs of end users:

  • Changing workforce
  • Cost reduction
  • Dynamic markets
  • Shortened life cycles
  • Priority to safety and cybersecurity

EcoStruxure Machine offers a solution for the entire machine life cycle:

  • Through intelligent design and engineering, time to market can be reduced by 30% through automated engineering and simulation capabilities.
  • During machine commissioning and operation, energy resources, materials and losses can be optimized and the seamless integration to the IT layer can be improved by 40%.
  • Maintenance and intelligent services can reduce the time spent on corrective actions by up to 50%.

Machine automation

Machine automation

Machine control
Whether they are simple machines or motion machines and robots with the PacDrive 3 offer, Modicon controllers and solutions provide a consistent and scalable response to the needs of flexibility, performance, productivity and digitization.

The scalability and consistency of the I / O ranges make it possible to choose the offer that corresponds to the needs
> Optimized Modicon TM3 I / O system for more compact and modular machines.
> Modicon TM5 for more demanding machines in terms of performance, with Modicon TM7 for severe environments; the two Performance I / O ranges (Modicon TM5 and TM7) allow the implementation of safety functions using the Modicon TM5CSLC safety logic controller.

Integrated safety provides complete solutions for Modicon M262 and PacDrive LMC controllers and contributes to the increasing demand for safety in machine automation
> Preventa XPS Universal safety modules cover a wide range of safety functions and are suitable for small applications with 4-5 safety functions and with diagnostic data supplied to controllers via a single cable.
> Modicon TM3 functional safety modules are suitable for small applications and cover Emergency Stop functions and diagnostics via the TM3 bus> Preventa XPSMCM modular safety controllers are designed for medium-sized applications with up to 20 safety functions and diagnostics via Modbus TCP, EtherNet / IP, EtherCAT or Profinet.

All this equipment is managed by a single software, EcoStruxure Machine Expert, a powerful and collaborative engineering environment

> EcoStruxure Machine Expert – Safety: option for programming Modicon TM5CSLC safety logic controllers.
> EcoStruxure Machine Expert – Basic: programming software for Modicon M221 logic controllers, an intuitive autonomous environment accessible to technicians with basic skills.
> EcoStruxure Machine Advisor: A cloud-based services platform designed to enable machine builders to track their machines around the world, monitor performance data, resolve exceptional events, and cut down at 50% of their assistance costs.

Complete Schneider offers for machine builders
> Lexium servo drives, motors and robots are designed to control applications ranging from a single independent axis to synchronized multi-axis machines whose level of performance requires rapid and precise positioning and movements.

Complete Schneider offers for machine builders

> The Lexium offering is designed for a wide range of motion machines in applications such as packaging, material handling, materials processing, food and electronics.
> Schneider Electric has developed tested, validated and documented architectures (TVDA) adapted both to generic machine control applications and to applications specific to sectors of activity such as packaging, material processing, handling, lifting, pumping or generic machine control applications.

The Lexium offering

Modicon M262, the IIoT-ready controller for logic control and motion control machines

Manufacturers of logic control or motion control machines must now move into the era of Industry 4.0 and demand a controller that integrates cloud connectivity, that offers cybersecurity and that supports monitoring, analysis and predictive maintenance.
The Modicon M262, the latest versatile controller for logic control and motion control machines with cloud protocols (MQTT, HTTP, JSON, OPC UA) and encryption (TLS) perfectly meets these expectations.

Modicon M262

Modicon controllers are an essential part of our EcoStruxure Machine offering, which offers a complete architecture, from connected products and control tools to applications, analysis tools and services.
Modicon M262 controllers integrate protocols and encryption for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to provide direct connectivity to the cloud and digital services.

Digitization
Integrate the machine into any cloud and on-premises environment.

cloud environment

> Structured networking with up to 5 separate Ethernet ports (2 integrated into the M262 and up to 3 additional ports with TMSES4) to facilitate integration into the factory, production line, ERP, MES, SCADA systems with open protocols like OPC UA, PackML or SQL.

Flexibility and scalability

Flexibility and scalability

> “A la carte” automation thanks to intelligent communication modules.
> Scalable performance – manage logic apps, synchronized motion, integrated security, and cloud connectivity from the same controller.
> I / O system adapted to needs, Optimized (Modicon TM3) for a simple architecture or Performance (Modicon TM5) with high resolution, hot swap, etc.

Efficiency
Thanks to intelligent design.

Efficiency

> Benefit from real-time fieldbus with Sercos for rapid motion control, safety functions and openness to other equipment.
> The use of a single cable simplifies the architecture and wiring of the fieldbus. EtherNet / IP and Sercos devices are managed on the same cable.

Machine Assistant

> Simplified commissioning and diagnostics without software installation – “Machine Assistant”.

Protection
Built-in security and security features: to help protect people, machines, data and the environment.

Integrated security and safety functions

> Compliance with safety regulations with integrated safety: motion controller and safety logic controller.

> Cybersecurity, including encrypted communications, network separation, Achilles certification, user access rights management, etc.

> Green Premium certification, the eco-label in accordance with environmental regulations.

Presentation
The Modicon M262 logic / motion controller offer is designed for machines with demanding performance; M262 controllers are IIoT ready (MQTT, HTTP, OPC UA, TLS, etc.) and combine logic applications with motion and safety control applications.
> TM262L for logic control of several types of I / O arrangements.
> TM262M for motion control of up to 16 synchronized axes, integrating a safety control application capable of reaching SIL3 level.

Target applications
Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers represent the ideal solution for industrial control processes in many application areas, including the following:
> Food industry: from compact to modular – complete automation solutions for food processing machines integrating robots.
> Packaging: Schneider Electric has automated more than 100,000 machines around the world with Modicon controllers and PacDrive platforms.
> Material Handling: Complete solutions that go beyond basic technologies – from logic and motion controllers and variable speed drives to Cartesian and Delta picking robots.
> Textile: Proven technology to automate high speed processes in textile production.
> Lifting: proven architectures in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1 and specific function blocks to maximize productivity in the industrial and construction crane sector.
> Semiconductors: a wide range of automation and digitization solutions to enable machine builders to develop new machines and new lines with greater speed and flexibility.
> General Purpose: For machines requiring onboard IIoT connectivity or communication encryption.

Target applications

Embedded inputs / outputs

> Modicon M262 controllers integrate 4 fast logic inputs and 4 fast logic outputs, connected to the controller by screw terminal block on the front face (1):

  • Types of entries:
  • Sink / Source, 24 VDC, 8.1 mA, filtered
  • Logics: triggering of an event task in 20 µs on a rising or falling edge or both, state storage, position capture on encoder
  • Types of outings:
  • Source, 24 VDC, 50 to 200 mA, 3 µs
  • Fallback
  • All inputs and outputs have LED status indicators.

Modicon M262 motion controllers (TM262Mppp) integrate an encoder input (SSI or incremental).

  • Configurable power supply 5 VDC or 24 VDC, 150 mA
  • SSI100 or 200 kHz, 5 VDC

(1) Removable screw terminals supplied with the controllers.

Extensive I / O with modular I / O systems

> Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers can be associated with Modicon TM3, Modicon TM5 and Modicon TM7 offers to allow:

  • an increase in the number of I / O: with the offer of Modicon TM3 expansion modules in local and remote I / O configurations
  • Extended I / O on communication networks:
  • Optimized I / O islands distributed over Ethernet with Modicon TM3
  • Performance I / O islands distributed with Modicon TM5 and Modicon TM7 over Ethernet or Sercos III.

Equipment

Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers integrate the following equipment:

  • an integrated real time clock (RTC),
  • a Run / Stop switch,
  • a 24 VDC / 2 A “F” alarm relay contact.

Performances
> Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers have a “Dual-Core” processor:

  • The “core” 1 is dedicated exclusively to the management of program tasks, which makes it possible to offer the maximum of resources for the real-time execution of the application code.
  • “core” 2 is dedicated to the execution of communication tasks, the latter then having no impact on the performance of the execution of the application.

>They have a minimum cycle time of 500 µs, 256 MB RAM capable of storing data and applications (32 MB for applications) and 256 MB Flash memory for backing up applications and data. An SD card (up to 32 GB) can also be used in addition to the on-board memories.

> Performance of Modicon M262 controllers: 3 to 5 ns / instruction.

Performance of Modicon M262 controllers

Certifications and standards

  • Modicon M262 controllers meet the requirements of the following certifications:
  • CE, cULus, RCM (1), EAC (1), Achilles
  • Modicon M262 controllers comply with the following standards:
  • UL 61010-1, -2-201
  • CSA C22.2 No. 61010-1, CSA C22.2 No. 61010-2-201, CSA C22.2 No. 213
  • ANSI / ISA 12-12-01
  • EN 61131-2

1) In progress.

Environmental characteristics

  • Ambient operating temperature:
  • Horizontal mounting: – 20… 60 ° C.
  • Vertical mounting: – 20… 50 ° C.
  • Flat mounting: – 20… 45 ° C.
  • Storage temperature: – 40… 85 ° C.
  • Relative humidity: 5… 95% (non-condensing)
  • Operating altitude: 0… 2000 m.
  • Storage altitude: 0… 3,000 m.

Power characteristics

Modicon M262 controllers are supplied by a non-isolated 24 VDC power supply and incorporate overload protection.

  • Voltage limit: 20.4…. 28.8 V DC.
  • Immunity to microbreaks (class PS-2): less than 10 µs.
  • The maximum consumption of the controller in operation is 100 W.

Programming
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The EcoStruxure Machine Expert V1.1 software solution has been specially designed to allow machine builders to develop, configure and commission machine controllers such as Modicon 262 as well as the entire machine in a single software environment.
It combines control logic, motion control, remote I / O systems, safety control, motor control, HMI design, and related network automation functions.
> This software covers the entire engineering life cycle with:

  • collaborative teamwork and version management,
  • IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and integration of standard libraries,
  • Automatic tests (ETEST) and simulation,
  • code quality control (Machine Code Analysis),
  • deployment and commissioning,
  • remote diagnostics and services.


> In addition, EcoStruxure Machine Expert interacts with various configuration tools via open interfaces.

  • IEC 61131-3 programming languages: instruction list (IL), ladder (LD), function blocks (FBD), sequence / Grafcet functional diagram (SFC), structured literal (ST) and CFC (Continuous Function Chart) )
  • Integrated fieldbus configurators.
  • Expert diagnostic and debugging functions.
  • Motion design in accordance with PLCopen Motion Control and multiple commissioning, maintenance and visualization capabilities.

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> Due to their compact dimensions, Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers make it possible to optimize the size of cabinets fixed to the wall or placed on the floor. Format (W x D x H): 125 x 90 x 100 mm.
> Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers can be mounted on a symmetrical DIN rail or on a panel (1).
> A QR code, printed on the front face of controllers and intelligent communication modules, allows connection to the product’s SE maintenance page and provides the unique serial number (S / N).
> To facilitate identification in the field, the product’s commercial reference is printed on the front of the controller.
> A slot for industrial memory card is available on the front of the controller: SD card up to 2 GB or SDHC card up to 32 GB. TMASD industrial SD memory cards. are available for application backup and transfer, data logging and firmware update.

(1) For vertical or flat mounting, consult the customer relations center.

Connection of the Modicon M262 controller to the devices

> An isolated mini-B USB port is provided for programming (with Machine Expert, FTP, HTTP and Modbus protocols).
> An intelligent communication bus allows the connection of up to three intelligent communication modules, assembled by a simple interlock on the left side of the controller. This communication bus integrates the power supply for the intelligent communication modules. Two types of intelligent communication modules are available for CANopen and Ethernet connections.

Connection of the Modicon M262 controller to the devices

1 TMSCO1 intelligent CANopen communication module.
2 TMSES4 intelligent Ethernet communication module.
3 Modicon M262 logic / motion controller.
Maximum installation: a maximum of one TMSCO1 can be installed with two TMSES4 intelligent communication modules. TMSCO1 is always the last module furthest to the left. Alternatively, a maximum of three TMSES4 intelligent communication modules can be connected.

Connection of the Modicon M262 controller to the Modicon TM3 I / O system

> A TM3 bus port located on the right side of the Modicon M262 controller is used to connect TM3 expansion modules for local, remote or distributed I / O configurations:
– Local I / O: 7 Modicon TM3 expansion modules (maximum configuration),
– Remote I / O: + 7 remote modules (i.e. 14 TM3 modules: 7 local modules + 7 remote modules),
– Distributed I / O: Up to 64 TM3 bus couplers (EtherNet / IP or Modbus TCP), allowing 14 TM3 I / O modules per bus coupler (EtherNet / IP).

Connection of the Modicon M262 controller to the Modicon TM3 I / O system

1 Modicon M262 logic / motion controller.
2 TM3 expert counting module (event management available only on the first two slots after the Modicon M262 controller).
3 Logic I / O modules.
4 Analog I / O modules.
5 Expert module for controlling TeSys motor starters.
6 Functional safety modules.
7 Bus extension modules (transmitter and receiver) and bus extension cable.
8 TM3BCEIP bus coupler module (several bus couplers are allowed).

Connection of the Modicon M262 controller to Modicon TM5 and Modicon TM7 I / O systems
> On the onboard Ethernet ports of the Modicon M262 logic / motion controller, to extend its capacity through distributed I / O systems that offer flexibility and scalability for machines:

  • With Modicon TM5, Performance IP20 range of I / O designed for complex machines.
  • With Modicon TM7, Performance IP67 range of I / O designed to work in harsh environments.
Connection of the Modicon M262 controller to Modicon TM5 and Modicon TM7 I / O systems

1 Modicon M262 logic / motion controller: EtherNet / IP network masters.
2 TM5 EtherNet / IP interface module (slave) (a) + TM5 modules (b) + TM5SBET1 (c1) / TM5SBET7 (c2) transmitter modules.
3 TM5SBER2 receiver module (d) + TM5 I / O modules (b).
4 TM5 expansion bus: TCSXCNNXNX100 I / O remote cable.
5 Modicon TM7 blocks (logic or analog I / O) (e) + TM7TCSXCN bus extension cable … E (f).

Connection of the Modicon M262 motion controller to Modicon TM5 and Modicon TM7 safety I / O systems
> On the onboard Sercos port of the Modicon M262 motion controller: integrated safety with the TM5CSLC safety logic controller, Modicon TM5 safety I / O and Modicon TM7 safety I / O.

Connection of the Modicon M262 motion controller to Modicon TM5 and Modicon TM7 safety I / O systems

1 a Modicon M262 motion controller: Sercos bus master.
b Modicon TM5CSLC safety logic controller: Sercos bus slave.
2 TM5 interface module (a) + TM5 safety I / O modules (b) + TM5SBET1 (c1) / TM5SBET7 (c2) transmitter modules.
3 TM5SBER2 receiver module (d) + TM5 safety I / O modules (b).
4 TM5 expansion bus: TCSXCNNXNX100 I / O remote cable.
5 Modicon TM7 (e) safety I / O blocks + TM7TCSXCN bus extension cable… E (f).

Embedded communication

Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers are fitted with:

  • two Ethernet type networks:
  • Ethernet 1 with an RJ45 connector: 100 Mbit / s with EtherNet / IP, Modbus TCP protocols; more Sercos III on motion controllers,
  • Ethernet 2 with 2 RJ45 connectors: 1 Gbit / s with EtherNet / IP and Modbus TCP protocols,
  • an isolated serial port with an RJ45 connector, 0.3 to 115 kBd, RS232 or RS485, with Modbus, ASCII and Machine Expert protocols,
  • an intelligent communication bus for the intelligent communication modules TMS (Ethernet and CANopen),
  • a TM3 communication bus,
  • an I / O port.
    Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers have an encoder connector on board.
encoder connector.

Ethernet services

Services are available on Modicon M262 controllers and on the intelligent Ethernet communication module.

  • Scan manager on EtherNet / IP and Modbus TCP,
  • EtherNet / IP adapter,
  • DHCP client / server,
  • Data exchange – IEC VAR ACCESS,
  • Modbus TCP client / server and Modbus TCP client equipment,
  • SNMP client / server, FTP client / server, SQL client,
  • Sending and receiving e-mails based on the TCP / UDP lib,
  • Web server and WebVisu,
  • OPC UA server,
  • DNS client,
  • MQTT, HTTP,
  • SNTP,
  • TLS,
  • Machine Assistant.
Ethernet services

Additional communication
Using two intelligent communication modules, the controllers benefit from optional connections: one CANopen connection, and up to three Ethernet connections.
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The TMSCO1 intelligent communication module adds a CANopen port for CANopen master communication.

  • The link is configurable from 20 kbit / s to 1 Mbit / s and supports up to 63 slaves.
  • CANopen type architectures make it possible to distribute I / O modules as close as possible to sensors and actuators, thus reducing costs and wiring times, and to communicate with various equipment such as variable speed drives, servo drives , etc.
  • The CANopen configurator is integrated into the EcoStruxure Machine Expert software and also allows the import of standard description files in EDS format.
    For CANopen connection cables and accessories, see catalog ref. DIA3ED2160104EN.


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The TMSES4 intelligent communication module can add up to 3 Ethernet networks:

  • 4 switched RJ45 ports as hub
  • Ready for IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things)
  • Network isolation
  • Gigabit Ethernet exchange
  • Cybersecurity Achilles L1
    For cables and connection accessories for the Ethernet network, see catalog ref. DIA3ED2160105FR.
Additional communication

Certifications and standards

> TMS intelligent communication modules meet the requirements of the following certifications: e, cULus, RCM (1), EAC (1)
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TMS intelligent communication modules comply with the following standards:

  • UL 61010-1, UL 61010-2-201
  • CSA C22.2 No. 61010-1, CSA C22.2 No. 61010-2-201, CSA C22.2 No. 213
  • ANSI / ISA 12-12-01
  • EN 61131-2

(1) In progress

Integrated security

Modicon TM5CSLC safety logic controller

> Modicon TM262Mppp motion controllers integrate the Sercos protocol on their Ethernet 1 port to be able to manage Modicon TM5CSLC safety logic controllers configured as slaves on Sercos, Modicon TM5 safety I / O modules and I / O blocks Modicon TM7 safety devices.

Integrated security

Modicon TM3 functional safety modules

> Modicon M262 logic / motion controllers include a TM3 bus for managing Modicon TM3 functional safety modules.

Modicon TM3 functional safety modules

Schneider Electric Safety Offers

Preventa XPSMCM modular safety controllers

> The Preventa XPSMCM modular safety controllers on EtherNet / IP network (or Modbus RTU, Modbus / TCP, EtherCat, CANopen and ProfibusDP fieldbus).

Schneider Electric Safety Offers

Description

Modicon M262 controllers (1)

(1) Modicon M262 controllers are supplied with removable spring terminals to connect the I / O and the power supply.
Note: it is recommended to use the TM2XMTGB earthing plate to simplify the connection of the analog sensor and the shielding of the actuator cable. This shielding must be connected to the functional earth of the device.

1 SD card slot marked CN4 (behind a protective cover).
2 USB Mini-B programming port marked CN5 (behind a protective cover).
3 Snap-on clamp for 35 mm DIN rail.
4 RJ45 port marked CN6 for the serial line.
5 Removable spring terminal block marked CN8 for the inputs / outputs.
6 On the right side of the controller: TM4 bus connector.
7 I / O status LEDs.
8 On TM262M: Sub-D connector marked CN9 for encoder.
9 Removable spring terminal block marked CN7 (supplied with the controller) for 24 VDC power input / alarm relay.
10 QR code: link to the SE product maintenance page and unique serial number (S / N).
11 Run / Stop switch.
12 MAC addresses written on the front face of Modicon M262.
13 2 switched Ethernet ports (RJ45 type) marked CN2 and CN3.
14 On TM262L logic controllers: 1 Ethernet port (RJ45 type) marked CN1. On TM262M motion controllers: 1 Ethernet / Sercos port (RJ45 type) marked CN1.
15 status LEDs.
16 On the left side of the controller: intelligent communication bus connector.

Modicon M262 controllers

TMS intelligent communication modules

1 Snap-on clamp for 35 mm DIN rail.
2 On TMSES4: 4 switched Ethernet ports, RJ45 type (10 BASE-T -100-1000 BASE-TX).
On TMSCO1: 1 CANopen port, 9-way Sub-D type.
3 Functional earth cord.
4 QR code: link to the SE product maintenance page and unique serial number (S / N).
5 status LEDs.
6 Intelligent communication bus connector:

  • On both sides of the TMSES4 intelligent Ethernet communication module.
  • To the right of the TMSCO1 intelligent Ethernet communication module only.
TMS intelligent communication modules

Modicon M262 logic controller in a tested, validated and documented architecture (TVDA)

Modicon M262 logic controller in a tested, validated and documented architecture (TVDA)

1 Magelis iPC: touch screen
2 Modicon TMSES4 intelligent Ethernet communication module
3 Modicon M262 logic controller
4 Modicon TM3 expansion modules (logic, analog, expert and safety I / O)
5 Power meter
6 ConneXium Ethernet switch
7 Modicon TM3 Ethernet bus coupler
8 Lexium 32M servo drive and BMH / BSH servo motor
9 Altivar Machine ATV340S variable speed drive
10 Altivar Machine ATV320 variable speed drive
11 Preventa XPSMCM modular safety controller
12 Modicon TM5 Ethernet interface module
13 TeSys Island charge management system
14 Barcode reader
15 Telemecanique Sensors proximity detectors
16 Harmony® XB5 plastic push button and Emergency stop

Modicon M262 motion controller in a tested, validated and documented architecture (TVDA)

Modicon M262 motion controller in a tested, validated and documented architecture (TVDA)

1 Magelis iPC: touch screen and IIoT Edge Box
2 Modicon TMSES4 intelligent communication module
3 Modicon M262 motion controller
4 Modicon TM3 expansion modules (logic, analog and expert I / O)
5 TeSys Island charge management system.
6 Lexium 32S servo drives and BMH / BSH servo motors
7 Altivar Machine ATV340S variable speed drives
8 Lexium 28 servo drives and BCH2 servo motors
9 Modicon TM3 Ethernet bus coupler
10 ConneXium Ethernet Switch
11 Modicon TM5CSLC safety logic controller
12 Modicon TM5: Sercos interface module and I / O modules (logic, analog and safety)
13 Encoders
14 Barcode reader
15 Telemecanique Sensors proximity detectors
16 Power meter
17 Harmony® XB5 plastic push button and Emergency stop

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