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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By GaryS
A quick question for you guys how do you...

A quick question for you guys how do you calculate the torque on a motor at zero speed ?

Can you have a motor produce 150% torque with the motor stopped ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By GaryS
going from a PLC5 to an SLC 504 is a downgrade ...

going from a PLC5 to an SLC 504 is a downgrade not an upgrade
the SLC5 series and the PLC 5 series are on the down hill side of their life
Why not just upgrade to a Compact Logix you can read...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By GaryS
Here is a link I think you will find interesting ...

Here is a link I think you will find interesting
This is exactly what you need

https://www.yaskawa.com/products/drives/iqpump-drives/drives/iqpump-micro

Let me know what you think
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By GaryS
It would be a big help if you would post the...

It would be a big help if you would post the model number
BEI as well as most manufactures make encoders with multiple output types
How you test them is different for each
Several outputs types...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By GaryS
I am back again the short answer is just do it ...

I am back again
the short answer is just do it
actually there many ways to remote access them
Install an ethernet option card
or use the built in default RS485 communication
either way if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By GaryS
I don't think the standard version of RSLinx dose...

I don't think the standard version of RSLinx dose not support OPC communications from other software you may need to upgrade to the RSLinx Pro for that or get 3rd party driver
I would recommend ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By GaryS
I will say it again this is one project you do...

I will say it again this is one project you do not need a PLC.
it can be should be done with the vfd's and pressure transducers
but if you have chlorine you have other problems to deal with as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By GaryS
the output may be differincal not referenced to...

the output may be differincal not referenced to ground connect between A+ and A-
B+ and B- to see the pulses
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By GaryS
First thing if they are truly setting the VFD...

First thing if they are truly setting the VFD frequency to regulate pressure then I can see why they are blowing pipes. The only way to control system pressure would be to control the discharge. Open...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By GaryS
First thing if they are truly setting the VFD...

First thing if they are truly setting the VFD frequency to regulate pressure then I can see why they are blowing pipes. The only way to control system pressure would be to control the discharge. Open...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By GaryS
I hope this helps it's just offered as a...

I hope this helps it's just offered as a possibility it may not apply to you.

There are many possibilities but
The processor is running the program without problems so I really don’t think the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By GaryS
That would be a good reason not to use that...

That would be a good reason not to use that motor. Motor seals should last years.
I did notice that they say to inspect every 3 months not to exceed 1 year.
Inspection is always good catch...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,019
Posted By GaryS
Here in the states each state writes their own...

Here in the states each state writes their own laws on cell phone us in a vehicle.
Here in PA. the have had the law on it for a few years now. But it would seam that each officer determines hot to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By GaryS
It looks like the Logix 5000 software is an older...

It looks like the Logix 5000 software is an older version than the version in the PLC the older Logix Software dose not recognize the functions you need to make sure that you are using the most up to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By GaryS
I hate to be the one to break this to you, but...

I hate to be the one to break this to you, but the above circuit will not work.
The safety channels are not powered from a 24vdc supply they are pulsed monitored to insure the integrity of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By GaryS
If I specify the Emergency devices I always...

If I specify the Emergency devices I always select lighted 2 channel E-Stop buttons
Gates and other device always 2 channel while lighted is not always practical for those
With E-stop buttons I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By GaryS
I tried the networked PC running as a file server...

I tried the networked PC running as a file server for a while. It didn't work out all that well always had to keep updating it and working on it also the power consumption of a full pc running 24/7...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By GaryS
To indicate when a E-Stop is activated you set an...

To indicate when a E-Stop is activated you set an alarm on the HMI to let the operator know what's going on.
In addition I like to bring an input from each device back to the PLC as well as the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By GaryS
At there was a software package out there called...

At there was a software package out there called Version Control I tried it for a short time. It was geared trod a team concept where you check the file in and check it out Multiple team members cab...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 12th, 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By GaryS
I assume from your post that the supply in 440...

I assume from your post that the supply in 440 VAC 3 Phase 50 HZ
The original motor full speed is 3000 rpm that would be a 2 pole ac motor.
At 3000 rpm you are real close to the max speed for a dc...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By GaryS
What motor are you using in the video? My guess...

What motor are you using in the video? My guess is that it’s a shaded pole motor.

Shaded pole motor will work with a single phase variable frequency drives but they are very low power motors.
A...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By GaryS
Thanks for the information it helps You said...

Thanks for the information it helps
You said in the first post it was a 30,000 gal tank now in the last post it only 3,000 gal that huge difference.
Is this a horizontal or vertical tank it does...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By GaryS
Here is a solution that I think will work for you...

Here is a solution that I think will work for you
Metritape
the question would be can you get them the size you need

http://jowa-usa.com/industrialMetritape.cfm
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By GaryS
ATC input would be a high impedance input so it...

ATC input would be a high impedance input so it would have little loading effect.
you could use a resistor divider network but you would be better off just adding an analog input module. then you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By GaryS
It looks like you figured it out, the 30 amp is...

It looks like you figured it out, the 30 amp is well below the 50 FLA of the motor and you are drawing the vacuum you need for the machine
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