Maguire Products Inc. said a touch-screen control now available for its weigh scale blender provides the same intuitive access as the company's widely used “thumbwheel” controller.
It also gives faster response and new capabilities for processing jobs that are especially challenging, according to the auxiliary equipment maker in
The key to greater response is a computer with a Linux operating system, according to Pat Smith, vice president of marketing and sales. “While the controllers for blenders operated by [programmable logic controllers] function literally as remote devices, with a short but perceptible lag between input and response, our touch screen is actually the display of an onboard computer, and its response is lighting-fast,” he said.
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