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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By electro89
Up till now I have always just relied on running...

Up till now I have always just relied on running our SCADA (Citect) as a shell, but almost always run into issues when trying to embed something like an ActiveX object, where it will open up a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By electro89
Windows Security Guide Request

Does anyone know of a good guide to locking down Windows workstations in a domain setup, so only specific software (such as your SCADA software) can be run without any other access to the OS or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By electro89
I should have specified, these will all be...

I should have specified, these will all be communicating to an ignition server installed on a server grade machine, which will definitely have a UPS on the power supply. The server will be handling...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By electro89
Best option for PC in industrial environment

Looking at installing 5 PCs around a plant to each run a session of Ignition. The environment will be dusty with some vibration, so fanless and SSDs will be used. I'm looking at Advantech and OnLogic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By electro89
I already have the approval for installing...

I already have the approval for installing ThinManager with redundant servers, and I will be maintaining the system so the simpler the better. I've also been somewhat looking into virtualized servers...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By electro89
I was referring to the possibility of using...

I was referring to the possibility of using ThinManager with RDP to set up thin clients running Ignition. With Citect, this setup was almost necessary to keep my sanity since each terminal needed its...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By electro89
So I gather a lot can be done without a server,...

So I gather a lot can be done without a server, thank you all for your suggestions. This is good to know in case I don't use RDP to deploy these clients or need to get something up and running quick....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By electro89
The more I grow to hate Windows the more I wish I...

The more I grow to hate Windows the more I wish I knew how to use Linux
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By electro89
Thanks for the info, I think the biggest thing...

Thanks for the info, I think the biggest thing that's holding me back from using a PC instead of a server is the fact that I don't believe a PC would let ThinManager/RDP run sessions of Ignition from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By electro89
There are 5 clients to start, but I think at a...

There are 5 clients to start, but I think at a max there would be 10 and estimating under 1500 tag counts.

I'm not too familiar with how Ignition uses SQL, as Citect only uses DBase files, but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By electro89
Best way to manage multiple local scada clients?

A bit of a background of our setup.. we are running redunant servers with Citect as our scada system and ThinManager for managing remote sessions of Citect to multiple thin-clients (all within our...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By electro89
I have a pinned Excel document just for this...

I have a pinned Excel document just for this scaling calc. I just type the raw/scaled values I need and get the result. I find it super handy
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By electro89
Someone suggested using something like a...

Someone suggested using something like a frequency transmitter/receiver to sense the closed circuit. Anyone know of an industrial-grade sensor that would accomplish this? I like the idea of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By electro89
Going back to the prox idea, is there a way to...

Going back to the prox idea, is there a way to properly secure the cable to the hose?
What form factor of the sensor would you recommend? We typically go with IFM sensors if we can help it but open...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By electro89
Thanks for the responses guys. Aabeck, a...

Thanks for the responses guys.

Aabeck, a prox sensor on the end of the hose may not be able to see the railcar and we would need a target mounted to the fixed inlet, as parky mentioned. I can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By electro89
Sensor to verify hose connection

I have an application where 2 hoses will be connected to a railcar for pneumatically transporting material into a building. Is there a device available that can confirm each hose is connected to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
Thank you for the info! We're actually aware of...

Thank you for the info! We're actually aware of the cause of the spikes and are weighing our options to mitigate them but that's a whole other discussion
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
I agree! We're looking into several options for...

I agree! We're looking into several options for the main feed, as well as the cause of the spikes, but regardless, we will still require line-reactors on these drives. Thanks for the recommendation!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the line...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the line reactor is much more effective when the load is running at the reactors current rating, for example, a motor running 1A on a 10A reactor would limit...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
Damn, you are right. NEMA 3 would be dust tight;...

Damn, you are right. NEMA 3 would be dust tight; not 3R
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
I like that idea but unfortunately all the drives...

I like that idea but unfortunately all the drives won't always be running at the same time and all the disconnects and drives are already mounted.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
It's funny you mentioned Hubbell because I just...

It's funny you mentioned Hubbell because I just came across their product line of reactors. I guess "encapsulated" was the magic search word. The ones I found...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
Yep that's exactly what I'm looking for. The SEW...

Yep that's exactly what I'm looking for. The SEW ones as I mentioned are IP66 rated and safe for mounting outside a panel. I have such a hard time believing they are the only manufacturers of a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
Thank you for the reply. I'm not sure if I...

Thank you for the reply. I'm not sure if I understand, are you mounting the enclosed reactors in the box or outside?

The only issue with the NEMA 1 rating is that it will be installed in a fairly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By electro89
Line-Reactor with enclosure and small footprint

I'm looking for several line reactors rated under 5HP that are totally enclosed and can withstand a dusty environment without needing to be mounted in a box. We've purchased a product like this from...
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