Vertical Carousel Automatic Medicine Storage Using PLC

  • Irwanto Zarma Putra Politeknik Negeri Batam
  • Naufal Shadiq Maulana Politeknik Negeri Batam
  • Selvi Fitri Yani Politeknik Negeri Batam
  • Muhammad Syafei Gozali Politeknik Negeri Batam
  • Widya Rika Puspita Politeknik Negeri Batam


Automatic medicine storage carousel vertical machine is a development of a combination of automation systems with storage systems, especially medicine storage. The medicine storage vertical carousel machine uses a design system such as a vertical carousel vehicle. There are shelves for storing medicine on each swing. This machine is controlled by PLC which drives the servo motor. The servo motor drives the machine's swing arm so that the machine can rotate. In the process of finding a medicine, The average time it takes the machine to find the fastest medicine and the bin condition is not shaking is 5.28 seconds using 7 Rpm at pulley driven speed. The indicator light will indicate which bin is being targeted and the machine door will stop when the photoelectric sensor detects a hand approaching the door.


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