GuardPLC 1600 Safety Controllers

Bulletin 1753 GuardPLC™ 1600 Controllers are among the fastest safety PLCs in the industry. They provide 10 milliseconds throughput and exceptionally high mean-time between failures, ensuring system safety and reliability. These cost-effective, packaged controllers are ideal for smaller applications and provide integrated digital I/O points.

Bulletin 1753 GuardPLC 1600 Programmable Logic Controller with Safety
  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Software
  • Documentation
  • Resources
  • Applications

Features

  • TÜV-certified for use in applications to SIL 3 and to PLe/Category 4
  • Provides 28 safety digital I/O points (20 inputs and 8 outputs)
  • Contains an embedded 4-port Ethernet switch and an RS-485 port (for read-only ASCII communication)
  • Communicates over GuardPLC™ Ethernet and over EtherNet/IP™
  • Offers Modbus RTU slave and PROFIBUS DP slave communication options
  • Integrates with 1734 POINT Guard I/O™, 1753 GuardPLC Distributed Safety I/O, and 1791ES CompactBlock™ Guard I/O modules
  • DIN-rail mounting
  • Removable terminal blocks make swapping controllers an efficient task so operations can be up and running again quickly in the event of a failure.

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Specifications

TitleNumberDownload
GuardPLC Controller Systems User Manual1753-UM001

Certifications

  • c-UL-us
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • TÜV
  • Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

    Product Certifications

    See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

    Software

    Use RSLogix Guard PLUS software to program your GuardPLC™ controllers and your Distributed Safety I/O modules for GuardPLC Ethernet, and to create GuardPLC safety application programs.

    Use GuardPLC OPC Server software to read data from and write data to the GuardPLC controller via a Windows®-based PC.

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    Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.

    Documentation

    TitleNumberDownload
    GuardPLC Controller Systems User Manual1753-UM001
    Using RSLogix Guard PLUS! with GuardPLC Controllers Programming Manual1753-PM001
    GuardPLC Controller Systems Safety Reference Manual1753-RM002
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    Product Certifications

    See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

    Configuration & Selection Tools

    • CrossWorks — Convert competitive catalog numbers to similar Allen-Bradley® products.
    • ProposalWorks—Build complete quotes and proposals.

    Other Resources

    • Safety Automation Builder — Streamline safety system design, including safety system layout, product selection, and safety analysis to help meet machinery safety performance level (PL) requirements established by ISO 13849-1.
    • Safety Resource Center — Access current safety-related white papers, videos, presentations, simulations, calculators, and other tools.
    • Knowledgebase—Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.

    Applications

    Typical applications for GuardPLC™ 1600 controllers include:

    • Perimeter guarding for robot and weld cells
    • Perimeter guarding for packaging machines
    • Press controls
    • Semiconductor tools
    • Material handling systems

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