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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,951
Posted By Gene Bond
Hold my beer, I'm fixen' to learn you somthin!

Hold my beer, I'm fixen' to learn you somthin!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,951
Posted By Gene Bond
The voices in my head say, "If On" or, "If NOT...

The voices in my head say, "If On" or, "If NOT On", when I'm reading a ladder rung...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By Gene Bond
+1 This is very common and probably...

+1

This is very common and probably documented in the manual for the transducer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 95,382
Posted By Gene Bond
I have that one, and it works fine using a phone...

I have that one, and it works fine using a phone charger battery pack (whatever you call them). Took a while to figure out the 'Chinglish' instructions, and I never did figure out the supposed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Gene Bond
Correct. Check the Locked Rotor current of...

Correct.

Check the Locked Rotor current of the motor under test. Chances are it is 12x or more the full load rating.

The diodes should be rated for this current!

An alternative is to place a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By Gene Bond
First, I am not that familiar with this model....

First, I am not that familiar with this model. But, on the many different models and manufacturers I have seen, the Motor Map (Nameplate data) is just a starting point for the Autotune function to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Gene Bond
Why not just set and reset two timers every other...

Why not just set and reset two timers every other pulse? One is timing or the other is...,If one times out, Bingo!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By Gene Bond
The ONE place I suggest Overload Relays in place...

The ONE place I suggest Overload Relays in place of MCP's is when running multiple motors on the output of 1 VFD.

We have these situations fairly regularly on fans and conveyors among others. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By Gene Bond
I have seen ABB (Baldor/Reliance) RPM-AC motors...

I have seen ABB (Baldor/Reliance) RPM-AC motors with some pretty wacky nameplates! The above setting sounds like something they'd do. Normally when I run into a nameplate that I really don't believe,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By Gene Bond
Without also changing the Motor Rated Voltage,...

Without also changing the Motor Rated Voltage, wouldn't you be sending too low of a voltage to the motor at reduced speed/frequency? Maybe an autotune takes care of that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By Gene Bond
Thanks for the tip, Steve! My favorite...

Thanks for the tip, Steve!

My favorite script (Batch File in Legacy terms):

C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -s -t 0

Means the day is over, it's Miller(Coors) time!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By Gene Bond
Motor Overloads don't open the power connection,...

Motor Overloads don't open the power connection, only the status contacts. CB's amd MCP's do.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Gene Bond
Yes, they are simple, single voltage motors....

Yes, they are simple, single voltage motors. Being Permanent Split Capacitor designs, they do not need a start winding. They are essentially a 2 phase motor. This gives them a somewhat lower starting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Gene Bond
This might be a better picture:...

This might be a better picture: http://tangerinepanic.com/wp-content/uploads/electric-motor-drawing-at-getdrawings-of-single-phase-reversing-motor-wiring-diagram.jpg

I just realized that earlier...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Gene Bond
2 - The single phase, instant reverse motor is...

2 - The single phase, instant reverse motor is basically like 2 permanent split capacitor motors in one. There are 2 windings and one run capacitor. Depending on which winding is connected directly,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By Gene Bond
One of the handiest tools I've picked up in the...

One of the handiest tools I've picked up in the last few years is a folding hoist:
https://www.harborfreight.com/1-Ton-Capacity-Foldable-Shop-Crane-69512.html
I think it went on sale for $100 a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Gene Bond
I'd be surprised if the drive manufacturer builds...

I'd be surprised if the drive manufacturer builds the reactor. More likely, they specify the rating, and they publish the rating in the technical manual.

Just match the rating from another...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Gene Bond
I have a kit something like:...

I have a kit something like: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P9M5HV1/ref=sspa_dk_detail_4?psc=1

I got it from Radio Shack several decades ago...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 17th, 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gene Bond
Agree. We use the Horner XL7's a lot, but usually...

Agree. We use the Horner XL7's a lot, but usually have the cabinet controls come into the built-in I/O, and use remote I/O for everything else.... Unless it's a real small machine. We also use some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,582
Posted By Gene Bond
Old Age Ain't for Sissies!

Old Age Ain't for Sissies!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Gene Bond
But the OP is asking about a 120v output. ...

But the OP is asking about a 120v output.

The separate sense wires are an old trick to avoid any voltage drop on the wires to the sensor due to current * resistance voltage drops. Most milli-ohm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Gene Bond
A picture or a link would help us understand.

A picture or a link would help us understand.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By Gene Bond
Is there possibly a DC component on the AC...

Is there possibly a DC component on the AC voltage? The SCR's need reverse voltage to commutate off.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By Gene Bond
The high voltage to ground was likely caused by...

The high voltage to ground was likely caused by the AC drive's input filter network, which woud be RC networks and MOV's to ground. They will charge up until they either limit the voltage (high...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Gene Bond
+1 I remember a time when the Automotive...

+1

I remember a time when the Automotive Industry never used anything smaller than a 140 frame motor, which meant a 1hp motor minimum....

Sure efficiency suffered, but rules were rules!
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