Reduce your engineering and commissioning times! With the SIMATIC Logic Matrix, SIMATIC PCS 7 Version 8.2 provides an efficient tool for safe generation and visualization of interlock functions. Based on the cause-and-effect principle, users can create matrix tables for interlocks, even without any programming skills. From this the software package automatically generates corresponding CFCs (Continuous Function Charts) for automation systems. At the same time the Logic Matrix visualizes interlock states. This helps to clarify process interdependencies considerably, and fosters among users a deeper comprehension of the process – so plant operation becomes safer.