Automation Builder contains AC500 Engineering. AC500 Engineering covers the configuration, programming, debugging and diagnostics for ABB’s AC500 PLC platform.
The AC500 Engineering is successor of the former Control Builder and delivers additional productivity features like
- Programming in C++.
- Project compare.
- Interfaces for data exchange with external tools.
- Flexible configuration allowing that one PLC program supports various hardware setups.
Various libraries are available to facilitate and speed up your programming tasks - reaching from communication over motion control to application libraries. To learn more, please see Control Builder libraries.
In addition, a rich set of application examples is helping you with almost any automation challenge.