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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By GaryS
On power up you must home all encoders that...

On power up you must home all encoders
that may mean that you need to run a homing program
that may mean that you have to home each axis in a sequence to ensure they don't crash
you should have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By GaryS
if it hasn't burned up disconnect the power and...

if it hasn't burned up disconnect the power and dry it out
i actually had a micro logix get wet while it was running ( Panel Leaked)
I opened it up, used a hair dryer to dry it out , washed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By GaryS
I have done it many times over the years Way...

I have done it many times over the years
Way back when the PLC2's were new PLc5's
Micro Logix, Compact Logix
Please keep in mind their are a lot of things to consider when doing it.
One thin...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By GaryS
That's doable it is done often The first...

That's doable it is done often
The first thing to do is set a known home position and and on powerup drive it home
then it's a simple matter to keep track of the counts up-down from thee.
i...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By GaryS
If you look them up they are rated for 30VDC they...

If you look them up they are rated for 30VDC they are just a switch so you an use them on either voltage
I used them because I needed to be able to reset the speed when the motion stopped
On that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By GaryS
if you are using them to as input to a PLC then I...

if you are using them to as input to a PLC then I would look at these

https://www.alliedelec.com/m/d/84968557a3aee52c04ad46316c5b6734.pdf

i have used similar on a project that I needed the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By GaryS
what's the deal with just 3 turns What about...

what's the deal with just 3 turns
What about using as MOP ( Motor Operated Pot )
I have install many 10 turn pots with a 3 digit display they worked very well I don't get a call for them much not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By GaryS
Actually the radios we used had both RS232 and...

Actually the radios we used had both RS232 and RS485 connections
In the host PC we connected to the radio using the RS232 each crane had 1 radio
connected to the 3 drives using the RS485 each...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By GaryS
I think the default setting are RS485 Modbus ...

I think the default setting are RS485 Modbus
Drive Wizard should be able to communicate with them
you do need to set the address for each drive
I some cranes some years ago using serial radio...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By GaryS
I know that this may seem like an obvious...

I know that this may seem like an obvious question but I didn't see the answer in any of the post's Is their a check valve or a foot valve on the pump ?
If so is it working ?
What is the lift from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By GaryS
It called plug stopping it was popular like 40...

It called plug stopping it was popular like 40 years ago
it dose require a special contactor I believe it is still listed in the code
The contactor s rated for about twice what a jog contactor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By GaryS
The original post stated they have 2 pumps and...

The original post stated they have 2 pumps and pump #2 failed
I have see and worked on system with multiple well with pumps all feeding the same system.
Any single pump failure should have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By GaryS
That's done all the time all you need is a...

That's done all the time all you need is a reversing contractor
just make sure you completely stop the motor before restarting
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By GaryS
i would think you should be able to connect the...

i would think you should be able to connect the ifix through just adding another AIC+ RS232
It looks like they are already networked DH485, the AIC is DH485 to RS232
Years ago I did an remote...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By GaryS
They should have gotten an alarm when the pump...

They should have gotten an alarm when the pump failed and the 2nd Backup pump should have started automatically and they should have gotten an email
It sounds like a good time to talk to them about...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By GaryS
A Soft Start can never reverse the rotation /...

A Soft Start can never reverse the rotation / phase, most if not all are SCR's
on that size i would think they have a bypass contractor the power loss in the SCR's would be fairly high about 100...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,580
Posted By GaryS
The FSC function is the best way to do what you...

The FSC function is the best way to do what you need
if the processor doesn't support the build or write one your self using a simple loop
we did searches before they had the function
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By GaryS
it looks like you had a sudden phase reversal...

it looks like you had a sudden phase reversal while it was running
I have seen pump shafts snap with a phase reversal
I can see the motor winding taking the hit with those stresses
Dose the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By GaryS
if you can ping it use RSlinx to set up the port ...

if you can ping it use RSlinx to set up the port
you can set the IP address and subnet to what ever you want then cycle power
you will then have to setup RSlinx to look at the new network
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By GaryS
I looks to me like it's an adjustable 0 to 20 ma...

I looks to me like it's an adjustable 0 to 20 ma source
maybe used as a POT where the only input is 0-20 ma
it requires a power source most likely 10 or 24 volt
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By GaryS
That VFD is a Yaskawa most likely an A1 I would...

That VFD is a Yaskawa most likely an A1
I would use a custom read configuration and read the assembly
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,382
Posted By GaryS
As far as I know there is no code standard for...

As far as I know there is no code standard for 24V systems but what I use and I find it works fairly well is
24- from the supply Blue with White stripe
25+ from the supply Blue with Black stripe...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By GaryS
interesting that you think that a drive of any...

interesting that you think that a drive of any kind is a positioning drive by it's self
a servo drive has less capability then a VFD they all require a controller of some kind to do positioning ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By GaryS
there are a lot of thing not in the manual ...

there are a lot of thing not in the manual
Yaskawa has introduced the matrix U1000 full line regen
on cranes I use a rebranded A1000 Impulse Drive By Electromotive My normal stop on a hoist...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By GaryS
Sparky I can show you on a machine where I...

Sparky
I can show you on a machine where I replaced the the original servo drives with the A1000
in addition have have done countless crane hoisting applications with then where I sespend the...
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