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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By dwoodlock
In SCL you can use loops to run through arrays or...

In SCL you can use loops to run through arrays or structures and make changes or just analyze contents quite fast.


The other week there was actually a thread about someone trying to replicate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By dwoodlock
Pilz is another vendor that makes this type of...

Pilz is another vendor that makes this type of stuff. We have it on a lot of our press equipment.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 29th, 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By dwoodlock
and oooooof about that vfd, that thing went down...

and oooooof about that vfd, that thing went down in a blaze of glory :O
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 29th, 2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By dwoodlock
Glad to hear some people have worked with them as...

Glad to hear some people have worked with them as they are completely new news to me.


I preemptively reached out to their stateside office just so I have someone to ask things if I run into...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By dwoodlock
LSIS experience?

Just curious if anyone has worked with these controllers at all?


Experiences good or bad?


We received a used piece of equipment yesterday from Korea, and it came with this type of control...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By dwoodlock
Agree with that mk42 said. Perhaps try...

Agree with that mk42 said.


Perhaps try recompiling and downloading to everything hardware/software and see if that does it. Sometimes there can be strange issues related to that.


Also as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By dwoodlock
Yeah they really boned this aspect of portal....

Yeah they really boned this aspect of portal. Even speaking to some of their tech support when I found out, they also were sort of at a loss as to why.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By dwoodlock
Not sure what platform this is, but I find text...

Not sure what platform this is, but I find text based programming definitely a little harder to troubleshoot. definitely willing to consider that its just a symptom of siemens SCL though.

This may...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,039
Posted By dwoodlock
"I don't know what happened"

"I don't know what happened"
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By dwoodlock
Yeah I agree the support they may provide to this...

Yeah I agree the support they may provide to this series of controllers is probably quickly disappearing. I only said that about a comms issue because I recently had to ask for help with the USB>PPI...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By dwoodlock
HA, I was going to say, every time I buy a...

HA,

I was going to say, every time I buy a new set they work great until I try to cut something too strong and then the blades have a nice half circle in them.

Knipex are great, but they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By dwoodlock
Depending on what type of computer you are using...

Depending on what type of computer you are using the comms drivers can be a royal pain the *** with siemens.

If you're striking out don't hesitate to put in a support request with them on their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By dwoodlock
I have never had to pay for their software so I...

I have never had to pay for their software so I believe it is indeed free or they just build it into the price of the component if not. The software comes inside the box with whatever product you buy.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By dwoodlock
1. you can definitely control some servo's with...

1. you can definitely control some servo's with relay outputs. If you buy an AB kinetix servo, and drive you need an AB plc to control it, which is crazy to me they don't have discrete control, but I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By dwoodlock
Hopefully a free one

Hopefully a free one
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By dwoodlock
Hey, Seems you'll need multiple ways to...

Hey,

Seems you'll need multiple ways to track position, maybe some kind of array sensor looking down at the conveyor surface from above? Assuming it wont get ripped off after about 30 seconds due...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By dwoodlock
Accurate. My main reason to call them is so that...

Accurate. My main reason to call them is so that they can consult on that portion.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By dwoodlock
I think if I were you I'd probably reach out to...

I think if I were you I'd probably reach out to your local Cognex rep and see what they can offer. Their pattern match tool is pretty damn awesome, and I find their systems to just work well in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By dwoodlock
So I figured out how the block works now, and I...

So I figured out how the block works now, and I feel kind of dumb. I was confused by a number of things through this process, the block, the pressure transducers.

Luckily now the machine is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By dwoodlock
Well it seems this is a custom block. thanks for...

Well it seems this is a custom block. thanks for the pointers.

I assumed you wouldn't be able to use another FC105 since it was a Siemens block, but I guess if you don't drop their block in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By dwoodlock
Alright so after taking another crack at it, I...

Alright so after taking another crack at it, I ended up with what seems to work.

Its very odd and not what Siemens described, but the machine is now creating distillate properly.

Basically I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,319
Posted By dwoodlock
Interested to hear about google fi, may have to...

Interested to hear about google fi, may have to look into that in the future.

I actually have an old T-mobile plan, and I am grandfathered into unlimited international data although at 2g speed....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By dwoodlock
in3 = m0.0 which is always false.

in3 = m0.0 which is always false.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By dwoodlock
card is a 331-7kf02-0ab0 The biggest...

card is a 331-7kf02-0ab0

The biggest confusion to me is why they have used 300 and -300. I figured if I could make sense of the way they did it, I could then figure out how it needed to be adapted.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By dwoodlock
FC105 scaling strangeness

So I've got a machine using a 4-20ma pressure transducer into a 12bit analog card on a s7-315

The OE transducer had to be replaced, and when we inquired with the manufacturer of the part they said...
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