RTU or PLC: Which is Right for You?

By David Greenfield , Director of Content, Automation World

Though programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have become dominant across industry, there are still many applications using remote terminal units (RTUs). Deciding which is right for your use is a discussion that still continues.

The question of when it’s most appropriate to use an RTU or a PLC has not faded with the continued rise of the PLC and the PAC (programmable automation controller). In fact, a member of the Automation & Control group on Facebook (the Facebook counterpart to Automation World’s LinkedIn group), recently asked this very question.

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