2. INTERLOCK: Object Properties

Open an Object Properties dialog box for an object with an INTERLOCK class ID.

The tabs in the Object dialog box are:

  • INTERLOCK General.
  • INTERLOCK HMI Properties.


The Object dialog box General tab provides data that precisely identifies the INTERLOCK object.

Note: The Description field is the only Read/Write field on the General tab.


Each PPS function block has HMI properties.

When an Object dialog box is opened for a selected object, the values for these properties:

  • Can be defined in the Object dialog box.
  • Will display on the faceplate when it is first opened and as long as they are not changed.
  • (Some properties) May  be changed by faceplate users who have a role with the required level.

The HMI properties required for the PPS Analog Output block are as follows.

Field Description Data Type Restrictions
Label Object identification. String
Resource CIMPLICITY resource. String 16 characters or less

INTERLOCK Interlocks

Field Description Data Type Restrictions
INL 1 - INL 8 Descriptions Describes the Interlock so a user can identify it easily. String Up to 27 characters recommended.