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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By lesmar96
You are exactly right. I am not sure if software...

You are exactly right. I am not sure if software is going to be the best way of doing this.

Our company is still small and growing, but currently we basically have a shared folder for each...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By lesmar96
project management software

What do you folks use to keep a project together and organized as it moves through the various stages of development? We have several techs working on each project: sales, quoting, design, drawings,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By lesmar96
Thanks for your suggestions. They are helpful.

Thanks for your suggestions. They are helpful.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By lesmar96
Yes, that would do the trick. It has a lot more...

Yes, that would do the trick. It has a lot more features than what I need.

Do you know if they distribute over here? Have any experience with this brand?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By lesmar96
pulse generator from analog output

Good Morning, Customer has given me a PAX2D Red Lion timer to read and display the speed of a motor.

The drive only has analog outputs, but the PAX2D is built for high speed pulses. I am just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By lesmar96
Hi Phuz, I would have interest in trying it out...

Hi Phuz, I would have interest in trying it out whenever you are ready to make it available. Thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lesmar96
They are a worldwide company that tests products...

They are a worldwide company that tests products for conformity to revelant standards.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lesmar96
I am unsure about this, but you may be right. Its...

I am unsure about this, but you may be right. Its the time of customer that just tells us what regulations each panel has to meet and we build accordingly so I am not sure about the certification of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By lesmar96
Can you use NOT(Variable_Name)? I have used...

Can you use NOT(Variable_Name)?

I have used a Codesys platform that we were able to do that for visualizations.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lesmar96
UKCA marking

I have received notification that after Dec. 31 2020 the UK market will only accept the CE marking for a limited amount of time, due to Brexit. The information I have been able to get a hold of now...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By lesmar96
The Schneider M241 (runs on Codesys) has receive...

The Schneider M241 (runs on Codesys) has receive email function blocks but I have not ever used them so I do not know what it takes to set it up.

I was told once about another application that I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,631
Posted By lesmar96
We have a customer that brings us a lot of good...

We have a customer that brings us a lot of good work, but they always pay 30 days later. On bigger machines, we now require them 50% down before we order anything and the other 50% when startup is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By lesmar96
Thanks Jesper I had done some searching but...

Thanks Jesper

I had done some searching but hadn't landed on those options yet. It looks like we have several vendors to check out. Thanks.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By lesmar96
We are an OEM building panels for the machine...

We are an OEM building panels for the machine manufacturers. Neither we nor they have any control over who the end operator will be. They are simply trying to make it easier for the managers at the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By lesmar96
We have briefly discussed those other...

We have briefly discussed those other alternatives, such as monitoring current draw. We decided to pursue the vibration sensor first since that would be most accurate. If there is no good hardware to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By lesmar96
food grade vibration sensor

Vibration sensor that is food-grade rated. Customer is looking to monitor the vibration on their submersible pumps.

These pumps are at fresh water springs. All the water goes for drinking water...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By lesmar96
From my experience a keyed selector switch would...

From my experience a keyed selector switch would be workable with gloves on, although the RFID idea is not a bad one
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By lesmar96
I had thought of something similar to this. They...

I had thought of something similar to this. They would like to be able to adjust the speed with gloves on, thus we are sticking with the pot and not going HMI all together. They will have to decide...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By lesmar96
This is good advice. I have an application...

This is good advice. I have an application personally right now in a lift station that foam seems to be throwing it off. How do you recommend handling a problem like that? Do you use float backup in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By lesmar96
He does want the pot on the outside of the...

He does want the pot on the outside of the enclosure, but just prevent unauthorized people from using it.

Have any suggestions for a good 22MM lockable cover?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By lesmar96
I had thought of that as an option, but first I...

I had thought of that as an option, but first I wanted to explore what he asked for first.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By lesmar96
22mm keyed potentiometer

I have a customer who has requested a keyed 22MM potentiometer on his enclosure to provide speed reference for the VFD.

Basically to prevent unauthorized folks to adjust the speed. My common...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By lesmar96
Weg has the CFW0800 line. Nema 4X rated with an...

Weg has the CFW0800 line. Nema 4X rated with an internal plc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By lesmar96
Clever. I knew some one would think of something...

Clever. I knew some one would think of something better. I'm still learning! Thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By lesmar96
Codesys variable incrementer

SoMachine v.4.3.

I have an interesting question, hoping someone here as some advice.

My customer has a Lexium 32 servo drive. We are reading the absolute position of the motor encoder into a...
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