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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By GaryS
Here's a simpler way, you have 1 pulse for very...

Here's a simpler way, you have 1 pulse for very 10 Liters
Your flow rate is slow.
Count the pulses for 30 sec.
Multiply the pulses counted by 10
Device the result by 30
Reset the counter and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By GaryS
Using a TON would run the risk of loosing pulses...

Using a TON would run the risk of loosing pulses if the rate goes up to high.
Why not use a high speed counter and look at the rate or frequency of the input.
A counter only looks at the leading...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By GaryS
A few questions when the problems happens is...

A few questions
when the problems happens is there a yellow fag on the network tree?

how many ethernet connection are on the processor?
I ran into a similar problem on a compactlogix processor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By GaryS
That doesn't surprise me. The first thing to...

That doesn't surprise me. The first thing to remember that RS232 only requires 3 connections.
Rx Receiver Data
Tx Transmitted Date
and GND Ground
All the rest of the connections may or may not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By GaryS
Here's a link to a good explanation of the IEEE...

Here's a link to a good explanation of the IEEE numbers

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_754-1985
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By GaryS
You mite try this Create a Real data type tag...

You mite try this
Create a Real data type tag for each of the parameters in the calculation
and populate it with the values you need
then do the calculation you need
that will put all the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By GaryS
The first question to ask is are you turning the...

The first question to ask is are you turning the power off ant the end of the day or at an time.
If the power is cycled most plc's don't retain data and reload the default data on power up

On...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By GaryS
What PLC are you using? Rockwell used 2...

What PLC are you using?
Rockwell used 2 different formats to store numbers
INT and DINT are stored and used a bits words
Real or Floating Point data uses the EEE numbers format
Large numbers...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By GaryS
To help clarify it a little the drive safe in a...

To help clarify it a little the drive safe in a BFD is safe Torque only. Meaning the VFD output transistors are turned off and blocked off.
But keep in mind all solid sate devices leak even when...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By GaryS
1747-UIC requires a windows driver to be...

1747-UIC requires a windows driver to be installed to use it
the it will show up in Windows Device Manager
You can download the driver for free.
It is my understanding the drive is not supported...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By GaryS
it may the way you are doing the math (117 /...

it may the way you are doing the math
(117 / 241.23 *20))

should be( 117((241.23*20) ) or ((117/241.23)*20)
what ever way you need to do the math
The standard is innermost brackets are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By GaryS
I have dealt with Fromm , Rumsey as well as...

I have dealt with Fromm , Rumsey as well as Schaedler along with AB distributors in at least 4 other states all without a problem. you can use whoever you want it just if you call AB directly the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By GaryS
Lesmar96 what distributor are you using ...

Lesmar96
what distributor are you using

I know AB is territorial but you can call on other distributors if you local is not able to handle it.
try Schaedler / Yesco Distribution they say...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By GaryS
Keep in mind Zener diodes are always reversed...

Keep in mind Zener diodes are always reversed biased
in forward bias they act just like a regular diode
I have seen them called breakdown diodes because the reverse barrier braked down and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By GaryS
Ill stick my neck out I don't think there is a...

Ill stick my neck out
I don't think there is a way to upload the data tables.
you could write ab app to do that in vb
depending on you customer you could setup a VPN and edit the program online...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By GaryS
The PLC-3 have an RS232 serial port for...

The PLC-3 have an RS232 serial port for programming
it's a 25pin din on the front of the processor I use a 9pin to 25pin null cable
Also they can be configured for up to 4 Remote IO or 4 Data...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By GaryS
An ultrasonic or radar scanner would be able to...

An ultrasonic or radar scanner would be able to detect a density change.
I would think the wick would be a different density then the surrounding material
You may have to rotate the part within...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By GaryS
If you go to there home website they have a...

If you go to there home website they have a solutions to interface them to ethernet just order the right parts. You have do do some of the work for yourself no matter what you do you still have to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By GaryS
Try these guys they have Vorne they have...

Try these guys they have
Vorne
they have partners all over the world
i have used theirs in the past without any problems

this is the one closed to you
Workflow Ltd.

Location: Blenheim,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By GaryS
Try these guys they should have something that...

Try these guys they should have something that will work

https://www.superbrightleds.com/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By GaryS
A few things there are various way to do this...

A few things there are various way to do this but a few things first
Is this a lift or rolling load application
Are you using 2 motors and drive to lift or pull a common load ( Load Shearing) ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,159
Posted By GaryS
I would look at the supply transformers to make...

I would look at the supply transformers to make sure one has not opened.
One transformer winding could open and with other inductive loads the systems would still think it has a 3 phase supply but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By GaryS
It wouldn't be the first time i have seen the...

It wouldn't be the first time i have seen the motor shop screw up a repair on a DC machine. The tough part is getting them to recognize it and fix it. they probably crossed up the field connections...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By GaryS
There you have it 500V armature volts Field...

There you have it 500V armature volts
Field 300/150 V
i can't quite read the field ohms
measure the ohms in the field from the drive side it should be close the plate value
don't forget...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By GaryS
What dos the motor name plate show. i would bet...

What dos the motor name plate show. i would bet it's a dual voltage field 250 -500 VDC
f1-f2 is one winding f3-f4 is the other. 500V wire the windings in series. From your description I would think...
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