Touch screens are the preferred human machine interface (HMI) for industrial process control.
Touch screens used in industrial control applications enable intuitive operation, ease of use and exceptional design flexibility. They offer an economic alternative to traditional switches, buttons, dials, counters and gauges they can replace. For industrial control, the touch screen may be embedded into monitors or complete all-in-one PCs. Industrial touch screen control panels need to be rugged and operate reliably in the presence of dirt, dust, grime, chemicals and solvents. They may need to be operated by a heavily gloved finger, housed in sealed enclosures to industrial standards (e.g. NEMA), be hosed down or washed, and withstand heavy direct force impacts.
A D Metro’s touch screen technology solutions are the best choice for industrial control applications and widely used in heavy industrial and dirty manufacturing environments, clean rooms and food-processing plants.
Recommended touch screen technologies for industrial control applications: