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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By bill4807
Is there an isolation transformer feeding the...

Is there an isolation transformer feeding the panel you are designing?

If you are worried about the 10KA of the 1489-M breakers, it may not matter after you take into account the peak let through...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 25th, 2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By bill4807
Maybe somebody can help you here. Did you read...

Maybe somebody can help you here.
Did you read the operators manuals.

But you may have better luck on the industryarena forum, under topic Mazak.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By bill4807
I have recieved Parity error on some machinery as...

I have recieved Parity error on some machinery as well.
In my cases it had to do with the memory.

Probably along the lines of Kens statement here:
" Parity is also used as this very low level...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,197
Posted By bill4807
When you select backup menu, backup TP programs,...

When you select backup menu, backup TP programs, select (.LS) file format. You will have to do this individually from the all the above backup i believe
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By bill4807
Like others have said there are may factors that...

Like others have said there are may factors that go into the type and size of robot you need, not to mention manufacture.

I would advise to buy new as well. Fanuc wont update software sometimes if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By bill4807
This is what i was going to recommend as well. ...

This is what i was going to recommend as well.
Also add the second lockout location to your LOTO placard that should be posted on the machining center, for the new disconnect you install.

Most...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By bill4807
I have seen 2 sawyers/rethink, in a plant and one...

I have seen 2 sawyers/rethink, in a plant and one was broke down for repair. I do not know what was broke, but it looked relatively new.

UR universal was pushing them on us for a short period of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By bill4807
When i tune fanuc drives I do a rotational tune...

When i tune fanuc drives I do a rotational tune with the motor coupled to the moving apparatus, whether it be a table, or screw or slide. (I guess that can be considered a "load")

But i do not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By bill4807
I was going to ask what L30ia was. But you...

I was going to ask what L30ia was. But you answered it in your last post.

Not out of the box that ive found unless i order it that way.
It is an option.
Ethernet i/p adapter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By bill4807
Similiar to this, i've had a few grinders from...

Similiar to this, i've had a few grinders from germany that did just that every wire was labeled for the terminal they connect to. On top of that the labels were printed on the insulation of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By bill4807
Some equipment we get from europe has the same...

Some equipment we get from europe has the same wiring/numbering scheme that equipment in the US uses.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,738
Posted By bill4807
Some comments that may or may not help about: ...

Some comments that may or may not help about:

"What keeps you for 10 years or more in your job?"

I have never stayed at a company for more then 5 years.

But what encourages me and what...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By bill4807
Hi mark, Thank you for the help. On the...

Hi mark,

Thank you for the help.
On the main screen the tick box for "on top" was checked. Changing it to replaced corrected the problem.

I do recall coming across this terminology in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By bill4807
FTView Studio gotodisplay

Hi All,

Im having two issues with my gotodisplay buttons on panelview plus 7. Read through the user manual and do not see any explanation of this, nor have i had this happen to me on any other...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,652
Posted By bill4807
Perfect because i use 1492-J and 1492-L type. ...

Perfect because i use 1492-J and 1492-L type.

I wish in the spring series 1492-L3 series they made a 2 circuit block like the 1492-JD3 that would use up to 16awg. All i can find are the 1492-LD...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By bill4807
A power quality analyer can monitor power for an...

A power quality analyer can monitor power for an extended period of time.
There is a limited amount of memory depending on what you are measuring or trending.
Fluke 435 is what i have used...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By bill4807
All the vibratory hoppers we purchase come with a...

All the vibratory hoppers we purchase come with a potentiometer or some sore of adjustment knob, that limit the vibration. But these are also for small parts like seals or bearings something small...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By bill4807
[QUOTE=Peter Nachtwey;827559] It makes me...

[QUOTE=Peter Nachtwey;827559]

It makes me cringe that a degree alone can get you a management position. Technical expertise and communication skills are very helpful.

I'll second this comment.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By bill4807
I understand. My last comment meant nothing...

I understand.

My last comment meant nothing really, just asking if their were multiple pumps in the tank to produce some turbulance like you said.

Well i can tell you that some customers like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By bill4807
So you are basically trying to automate a...

So you are basically trying to automate a refractometer measurement.
Like you said the concentration of the mixture in the coolant tank will always become higher because the water will eventually...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By bill4807
I honestly don't think there is any way around it...

I honestly don't think there is any way around it in this industry, unless you make a move to a factory or have a service department with owner that will let the service department do startups and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By bill4807
I have used 7 of these on different projects. It...

I have used 7 of these on different projects. It always ends up becoming maxed out. Like others have said there is a limited amount of safety I/O. The expansion is non-safe.
Basically have an 1...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 18th, 2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By bill4807
I have always been fascinated by thunder and...

I have always been fascinated by thunder and lightning.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By bill4807
I am in the detroit area, we are slower than...

I am in the detroit area, we are slower than normal. I hear in the near future some of our customers will be adding parts that will require new lines but who knows that could be a year out. Alot of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By bill4807
Thanks again everybody for all the great insight....

Thanks again everybody for all the great insight. It really helps get my head wrapped around areas of this hardware/software that i would have never thought of at this point in the process.
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