Experimental based automatic control of washing machine using programmable logic controller

Mohsin Ali Koondhar, Irfan Ali Channa, Syed Abid Ali Shah Bukhari, Abdul Hameed Soomro, Abdul Sami Channa, Noshad Ali Koondhar


This work is based upon experimentally, in which a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) is used to control the washing machine. Nowadays, people's living arrangements are very tight, so they do not have time to clean clothes and spend a long time. In this case, a PLC-based washing machine (WM) can be used which simply reliable, and time-saving. PLC is used to control the system with specific functions, such as timing, sequence, and control and realization sequence. The device contains a mold and a pouch. According to serial programming, the motor is used to power the inductor in the required two directions. Solenoid valves are used for water in and out. The operation of these devices is completely automated using PLC. Controlling of a washing machine is successfully done using PLC. An experiment illustrates that the system is secure, simple to operate, cost valuable advanced features.


PLC, Washing Machine Module, DC Motor, PLC Interface Board

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.36785/jaes.121533

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