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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,200
Posted By jaden
Try a math function that divides an integer by...

Try a math function that divides an integer by zero.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By jaden
Here is a graphic representation of a SQO that I...

Here is a graphic representation of a SQO that I use in classes.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 30th, 2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By jaden
If it is a strict sequence, with no input...

If it is a strict sequence, with no input conditions to deal with, consider a SQO, sequencer. You can also use a timed input to a counter, then compare the count accumulate value to get a stepper.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 24th, 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By jaden
Another thought. Consider including a NEMA style...

Another thought. Consider including a NEMA style motor starter, so that students will be familiar with them, and understand the differences with IEC style starters.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 23rd, 2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By jaden
Besides working in the field, I teach some...

Besides working in the field, I teach some continuing Ed classes at our local Community College. An important part of Motor Controls classes is troubleshooting. Find ways to "bug" circuits, such as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By jaden
What I have seen commonly is the light in the red...

What I have seen commonly is the light in the red E-stop button is lit when the E-stop is pushed down. (Assumes a switch that stays down when pushed.) This is wired from a contact on the E-stop...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By jaden
Can you define what you mean by "types of...

Can you define what you mean by "types of PLC's"?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By jaden
Automation Direct has a resource at...

Automation Direct has a resource at https://go.pardot.com/e/548202/automation-notebook/856v3v/975170297?h=QPa_nqi278g7VqGDURpf58u1tgJFMEbhE01qos8eKJY

Some study of that may help.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By jaden
Sorry, the codes I gave were from the Unidrive,...

Sorry, the codes I gave were from the Unidrive, not the SP. Here is an excerpt from two SP manuals.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 20th, 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By jaden
Maybe this is what you have already tried: My...

Maybe this is what you have already tried: My manual says that setting parameter xx.00 to 149, then press M, will open standard security. If User security has been established, enter a code between...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By jaden
You could use a OSF from the PE input to trigger...

You could use a OSF from the PE input to trigger the BSL as the part leaves. BSL is binary, so you can't retain the length value, just a Go or NoGo condition.
To track the length value, you could...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By jaden
Depends where you want to go. I am doing a...

Depends where you want to go. I am doing a RS5000 class in Nov. at Southeast Comm. college in Lincoln, NE. Lots of hands on, 3 day course.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By jaden
Depending on your accuracy needs, you need add an...

Depending on your accuracy needs, you need add an encoder or prox sensor and sprocket to a conveyor drive shaft. That will give you pulses representing conveyor travel while the PE senses the parts.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By jaden
I have 3 D100 manuals, and none of them show...

I have 3 D100 manuals, and none of them show specific pinouts for the programming interface. Just generic signal names.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By jaden
They have no problem paying, just happy its...

They have no problem paying, just happy its running. Its just bugging me how that could occur.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By jaden
Strange problem

I had a customer call about a machine counter not working. We checked hardware, determined the input was correctly functioning. In tracing through the AB 5/03 program, I found one branch with the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By jaden
How about a panel mount circuit breaker?

How about a panel mount circuit breaker?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,892
Posted By jaden
I would question that a 1/4 HP motor is capable...

I would question that a 1/4 HP motor is capable of delivering 20 Ft. Lbs (239 Ft Lbs.)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By jaden
The old standard for a triac load on 120 VAC is...

The old standard for a triac load on 120 VAC is 10K ohm, 2 Watt.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By jaden
B&R MC01 Communications Card

Anyone have a good B&R MC01 Communications Card for sale? B&R no longer supports this series.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 19th, 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By jaden
I prefer to put terminals in the lower part of...

I prefer to put terminals in the lower part of the panel so most conduits are on the bottom, less prone to water intrusion. All depends where the panel will be installed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 19th, 2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By jaden
That is a great looking control panel. You may...

That is a great looking control panel. You may have a second career in your spare time from farming. (If there is any) A question I have is why the lower terminal strips for field wiring, instead...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By jaden
Here in Nebraska, my customers are mostly busy. ...

Here in Nebraska, my customers are mostly busy. The biggest problems they list are a shortage of people, skilled or otherwise.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By jaden
B & R Provit

Does anyone know where to find a working unit of a B&R Provit 600 series terminal or compatible model? My customer has a failing unit, and even repair parts are scarce.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By jaden
When you say drop in and out, is that meaning the...

When you say drop in and out, is that meaning the temperature drifts, or the unit shuts off?
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