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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By GaryS
Check out Yaskawa pump drive Eliminate the plc...

Check out Yaskawa pump drive
Eliminate the plc altogether you just set the level or pressure using Modbus the feedback goes directly to the drive and the drive dose all calculations ad controls the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,711
Posted By GaryS
Tesla is way behind in all aspects design,...

Tesla is way behind in all aspects design, development and production
But as I said before his plan is working very well for him it's giving him a lot of publicity
thus a lot of investors. but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By GaryS
I would recommend a Laser system over limit...

I would recommend a Laser system over limit switches
I have been recommending and using them for years Fast install and very accurate.
For best results I recommend you use reflective target.
The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By GaryS
I would look at Yaskawa they have Electronic Line...

I would look at Yaskawa they have Electronic Line shaft synchronization package that is right in line with what you need.
Using standard motors and drives ( Not servo ) I know they can do it at a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By GaryS
It sounds to me like somebody got the bright idea...

It sounds to me like somebody got the bright idea to have one PLC controlling all 40 centers.
If that is the case discourage it. It's a very bad idea while one PLC can probably do it what happens...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By GaryS
Here's a link to exactly what you need ...

Here's a link to exactly what you need

http://www.crydom.com/en/products/

Set up a PID loop in you PLC output it to the SSR and your done
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By GaryS
The fact that it restarts is puzzling I have...

The fact that it restarts is puzzling
I have seen this happen when the math overflow bit is set when the rolls over from the last line to first line. That will usually cause the processor to fault...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By GaryS
Try toothpaste I have used several times to...

Try toothpaste I have used several times to cleanup meter displays worked good
I would recommend you try it in a corner first to see how it works.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By GaryS
You ask how Stuxnet crossed the air gap simple...

You ask how Stuxnet crossed the air gap simple the human factor somebody moved it on a flash drive.
There was an article published about a year ago with some of the details and some of th details...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By GaryS
Actually ungrounded systems were quite common in...

Actually ungrounded systems were quite common in the North East US
In the old knitting mills most were ungrounded 230V 3 Phase
As it was explained to me many years ago the electrical systems were...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,054
Posted By GaryS
If the heat is a problem then clearly multiple...

If the heat is a problem then clearly multiple 1100 would not be a good choice.
The would be more susceptible to heat problems then remote IO and much harder to replace then a IO if one were to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By GaryS
After you open the RS550 select save as in...

After you open the RS550
select save as
in the dialog box select the save as box
scroll down the box and select save as SLC along with the location to save the file to
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,054
Posted By GaryS
I see it a little different form what I see you...

I see it a little different form what I see you have a 35 storage bins that feed on to a common conveyor 1 at a time or even several at a time.
I would use a single ControlLogix processor wit ether...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By GaryS
Look at Rockwell a bit pricey but they have what...

Look at Rockwell a bit pricey but they have what you are looking for
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By GaryS
Check these out they can save you time and cost...

Check these out they can save you time and cost from external controls
https://www.yaskawa.com/products/drives/iqpump-drives

Keep it simple
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By GaryS
You might try these ...

You might try these

http://gmheng.com/index.php
I have never used them but I ran across them and saved the link it look like it may be what your are looking for.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,711
Posted By GaryS
Kev77 I was contacted by recruiters their...

Kev77
I was contacted by recruiters their battery plant is in Arizona supposed to be fully automated
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,711
Posted By GaryS
What makes you think something went wrong. is...

What makes you think something went wrong.
is plan is working out very well for him he got a lot of people to invest a large amount of money in a company that is doomed to fail with products that he...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By GaryS
I just ran across this, interesting By...

I just ran across this, interesting

By output I have to assume that you are referring to remote outputs (Networked)
inputs and outputs in a base unit of a plc can only be accessed by that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By GaryS
One thing that may help line reactors and load...

One thing that may help line reactors and load reactors are designed around a very narrow frequency range at very low frequencies they don't work at all so it's no wonder that you are having trouble...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By GaryS
I would change thins a little The scale input...

I would change thins a little
The scale input should be I:2.1 ( Input directly Into the Scale Function)
To set the limits
if F8:11 > 15602 then F8:11 = 15602
If F8:11 < 0 then F8:11 = 0
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By GaryS
For one thing I see your actual input I:2.1 shows...

For one thing I see your actual input I:2.1 shows 2961
That is less than the scaled min of 3120
Any input value less than the 3120 min value will be a neg value
it could actually be correct for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By GaryS
Here's a thought a sting is an ASCII array (each...

Here's a thought a sting is an ASCII array (each element in the string is an ASCII character)
you say the scanner returns a an ASCII array of 10 characters
that character string represents an SINT...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
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 June 20th, 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
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...
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