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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum. I have written a...

Hi, and welcome to the forum. I have written a lot of programs from scratch at this job I have now. What I did that helps me a lot is if possible follow the sequencing you're given for the project,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum!! I would say +1...

Hi, and welcome to the forum!!
I would say +1 to cookie_cookie. That's correct that you don't really need a PLC for either of those projects. Especially the home electric heater. However if one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By saultgeorge
Rocky, hi. I would say that whatever your value...

Rocky, hi.
I would say that whatever your value is in the logic, then make that data type in your HMI. I haven't dealt with that software, but it ought to be similar in most HMI's. Remember if you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, Rocky and welcome to the forum. Are you...

Hi, Rocky and welcome to the forum. Are you showing the value in your logic as a percentage, either a real number or a DINT? If so, and you didn't say which HMI you had or the software, but anyway,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum!! I wish you the...

Hi, and welcome to the forum!! I wish you the best in your endeavor. I really like programming, hope you do too. Ron Beaufort has a real good article and diagrams about sink/source. I copied it and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, I've got V. 20.04. Have you looked in "tools"...

Hi, I've got V. 20.04. Have you looked in "tools" "options" and checked the settings for display? I could send you screenshots of what I have set--mine shows all tabs (routines) open when they're...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,039
Posted By saultgeorge
This may not be entirely PLC related, but I'd...

This may not be entirely PLC related, but I'd like to wear it to some of the customer sites I've been to. I had a T-shirt made last fall that has

"Detroit" on the front and on the back it has:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By saultgeorge
Hey, glad you got it working. I just remembered...

Hey, glad you got it working. I just remembered something that came to mind when I looked at your last reply. The tag scope will default to the scope of the last tag that was made. So if a program...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By saultgeorge
Making a wild guess--that sounds like the...

Making a wild guess--that sounds like the parameters for tags you get when configuring an AOI. Also, there is a drop down as you know that will let you choose the scope of where the tag will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, we use the Rexroth drives with Indra Motion...

Hi, we use the Rexroth drives with Indra Motion and Indra logic. We have built many lifts such as you describe with multiple motors and drives, as many as 8 "axes" that I know of. They work very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By saultgeorge
+1 for James McQuade's response to Lovell. I have...

+1 for James McQuade's response to Lovell. I have a lot of rung comments (A-B), detailed descriptors, logical routine titles, etc. I often call my logic "clunky" however, a program I wrote for a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum. Sounds like your...

Hi, and welcome to the forum. Sounds like your school has a pretty good lab, with all those different brands of hardware.
I personally think the best PLC and software to learn (and the easiest) is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,005
Posted By saultgeorge
I like troubleshooting a lot. I've done it long...

I like troubleshooting a lot. I've done it long before I started concentrating on programming. What will get me whistling out of bed in the morning is doing something for a customer that is new to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By saultgeorge
Micoo, Hi. I was an industrial electrician for...

Micoo, Hi. I was an industrial electrician for almost 30 years. Started out in the IBEW and of course did a lot of construction. What started me thinking was being on a grating outside in minus 15...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By saultgeorge
+ 1 for DickDV. I've had this happen before. An...

+ 1 for DickDV. I've had this happen before. An AC coil will work, but sometimes not reliably on DC and it will get real hot.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 1st, 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,424
Posted By saultgeorge
+ 1 for Sparkie. Hey, may I use that? Well said!!...

+ 1 for Sparkie. Hey, may I use that? Well said!! I also usually tell a prospective employer that there wasn't enough opportunity or money for training and I needed to move on to increase my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 1st, 2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,424
Posted By saultgeorge
Greg Good luck, man. Another thought would be...

Greg
Good luck, man. Another thought would be if your resume is not updated right now, you could find a resume service or someone who has experience with writing documents. Sometimes the staffing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 1st, 2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By saultgeorge
Man, I haven't seen one of those in about 15...

Man, I haven't seen one of those in about 15 years. We all had laptops with the slot for those cards, and a USB or serial cable to PCMK. Those cards were about $1,100.00 back then and one guy lost 3...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,597
Posted By saultgeorge
Rendering plants, leather processing, grease--all...

Rendering plants, leather processing, grease--all bad to do anything there. I worked at several seafood processors in Alaska, both on ships and shore plants. I saw several new employees (start out on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By saultgeorge
We do a lot of motion where I work, but I haven't...

We do a lot of motion where I work, but I haven't myself done too much. My boss is very comfortable with all of that, and our company just did a job for one of the big 3 in a stamping plant that had...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,597
Posted By saultgeorge
A couple: I had just started with a large water...

A couple:
I had just started with a large water utility as an industrial electrician/PLC programmer. We were using PLC-5. I hardly knew anything about them and they sent me out with a guy who knew...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By saultgeorge
+1 for aabeck. I took a lot of tools and a laptop...

+1 for aabeck. I took a lot of tools and a laptop when I was working in Alaska. I guess one could say "never underestimate the quality of idiots that let 18" screwdrivers on the plane but not a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By saultgeorge
I think my experience with what George mentioned...

I think my experience with what George mentioned about downloading to a controller that would be the "wrong" one I always got a warning that said basically the controllers didn't match and did I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,401
Posted By saultgeorge
Greg That drawing looks suspiciously like a...

Greg
That drawing looks suspiciously like a start circuit or a pushbutton circuit to energize the coil on the first line. The contact that is below the first one, (the backtrack one) would be an aux...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,401
Posted By saultgeorge
Greg I had some trouble in the past with the...

Greg
I had some trouble in the past with the concepts of "true" and "false", especially with A-B and their "XIO" instruction.
Anyway, a good example would be a start button or an H O A switch. As...
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