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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, this is what I would try. Momentary buttons....

Hi, this is what I would try. Momentary buttons. Hope this helps.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, well you'd definitely need to remove it from...

Hi, well you'd definitely need to remove it from the circuit, at least one end, anyway. That way there is no possibility of getting a false reading on the meter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By saultgeorge
This makes a lot of sense. Perhaps one would need...

This makes a lot of sense. Perhaps one would need say 2 or 3 12V batteries in parallel. This way you wouldn't lose so much voltage under load. I've had to do this with diesel engine applications in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By saultgeorge
Yes, and with DC, connections are critical. Any...

Yes, and with DC, connections are critical. Any resistance and everything changes. Just like with your car and the dirty battery cable scenario. Good luck and I wish you the best!!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, are you sure this is drawn correctly? Because...

Hi, are you sure this is drawn correctly? Because according to Kirchoff's and Ohm's laws, you would have a total circuit resistance of 0.066 ohms and a current of ~ 181 amps. So you would need some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By saultgeorge
I did some slurry dispenser machines and I had to...

I did some slurry dispenser machines and I had to do this. There are other ways, I'm sure, but I assigned a tag in logix as an example "Recipe preset" and made that a connection to the numerical...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By saultgeorge
You're probably in the right area in the code. A...

You're probably in the right area in the code. A lot has changed, and since I don't do much construction any more, I don't keep up with it like I used to. Only when my license renewal comes due and I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, also without having my code book, most THHN,...

Hi, also without having my code book, most THHN, which say would be a number 14 wire for your 120 VAC has insulation rated at 600V. For instance, one has seen many CPT's in a panel fed from a fuse...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, I did a few projects recently with a lot of...

Hi, I did a few projects recently with a lot of analog I/O. I didn't think one could mix units--V and mA. I've had a few customers who had V or mA capability on the same analog input card, meaning...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By saultgeorge
+1, however it ought to be Buddy's.

+1, however it ought to be Buddy's.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By saultgeorge
I can't either. Not and have a girlfriend. I...

I can't either. Not and have a girlfriend. I tried "retiring" 10 years ago next month when I got a buy-out from my job out west. The money wasn't too bad, but not real good either. I guess I could be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, we had sacrificial anodes in a perforated...

Hi, we had sacrificial anodes in a perforated pipe in our drinking water reservoirs when I worked for a water utility. Sort of like the ones that I saw on ships welded to the hull. The marine folks...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By saultgeorge
It could. As I_Automation stated the CPU will...

It could. As I_Automation stated the CPU will prompt you if this is going to happen.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By saultgeorge
OK, so back in the days of PLC 5, the...

OK, so back in the days of PLC 5, the "annotation" was kept in the host computer. This is why I'm in the habit of doing what I mentioned. If someone before you made some edits and didn't put the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, I'm not too sure what you're saying about...

Hi, I'm not too sure what you're saying about loading up offline. If you upload a project and do a "save as" and rename it, then if you mess something up in the original project, you have a working...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, I know that some of the Rockwell processors...

Hi, I know that some of the Rockwell processors don't have Produce/Consume capabilities, but I'm not sure which ones. Read the instruction help for details on how to use MSG instructions. Attached...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, this is known as being wired as a "failsafe"...

Hi, this is known as being wired as a "failsafe" configuration. I do that with almost all my digital alarms in my projects.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By saultgeorge
I believe this was a post from JesperMP. I found...

I believe this was a post from JesperMP. I found it last year.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum!! Yes I think what...

Hi, and welcome to the forum!!
Yes I think what Keith is saying is that if your controller has it's own internal power supply, then one ought to purchase a small power supply that will suit the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By saultgeorge
+1. I've heard a lot of companies have a...

+1. I've heard a lot of companies have a no-rehire policy for just that reason: if they rehire one, they have to rehire anyone that used to work there. Although not in James' case, a lot of companies...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,017
Posted By saultgeorge
+1. Dang, I get people giving me weird looks when...

+1. Dang, I get people giving me weird looks when I tell them I'm still working at 69. Good on ya!! Wish you the best! I tried staying home at 60 after retiring early from a utility, lasted 16...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 24th, 2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By saultgeorge
I agree with the concept of ladder being easier...

I agree with the concept of ladder being easier to work with and understand for most electricians and techs. I've written some extensive programs, (ladder) as an example for air handlers and test...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 23rd, 2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, as you can see by the number of posts I've...

Hi, as you can see by the number of posts I've made, I haven't been on here too long. However, I suspect the folks will reply with at least 2 responses: One would be that perhaps if you posted the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By saultgeorge
I worked at a water utility out west that had...

I worked at a water utility out west that had some deep wells, some were submersible, some had vertically mounted motors (All were 5kv). Most of them had an "anti-back spin" feature, either something...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By saultgeorge
+1 for Mac and Mac

+1 for Mac and Mac
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