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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By GaryS
The first thing you have to doin download and...

The first thing you have to doin download and install the Yaskawa EDS file for the drive you are using. then the rest should be the same as you used on the Powerflex drive
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By GaryS
The PLC5/10 has an RS232 Serial port for...

The PLC5/10 has an RS232 Serial port for programming on the front
That would be the easiest way if you have access directly to the front
Logix 5 software will work if you have it. also the older...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By GaryS
Here's exactly what you need ...

Here's exactly what you need
http://advdownload.advantech.com/productfile/PIS/BB-ZP9D-115RM-LR/Product%20-%20Datasheet/ZP9Dx-ZP24Dx_ZlinxRadioModem-std_4918ds20181208034236.pdf

Serial Long range...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By GaryS
you must first figure the torque required to move...

you must first figure the torque required to move the load then figure what speed to want to move at.
Work back from their, sprocket size, gear reduction and so on.
I would try to size the motor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By GaryS
I have run into this more than a few times more...

I have run into this more than a few times more often recently
The SCL 5/04 has 2 ports, Channel 0 and Channel 1
Channel 1 is configured for DH+
Channel 0 is default at DF1 communication from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By GaryS
Wait a minute you say the buttons and lights are...

Wait a minute you say the buttons and lights are at 120VAC and the box is outside and leaks so they get wet.
Stop what you are doing right now
You can not have water anywhere near a 120V push...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By GaryS
if you are looking for a megger have a look at...

if you are looking for a megger have a look at AEMC and look at the 5000V units
I think that 2000 / 2500V is to light to check a 480V motor
they may not be cheep but they are the best.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By GaryS
I generally use 5 to 6 min with no command...

I generally use 5 to 6 min with no command entered. it seems to work out good with that time
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By GaryS
First never ever meg a motor connected to a vfd...

First never ever meg a motor connected to a vfd or any other drive, you can damage the drive they are not designed for that level of voltage any number of things could be damaged.
if the reading...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 30th, 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,733
Posted By GaryS
This may help You can add a USB flash drive to...

This may help
You can add a USB flash drive to the Panelview Plus you have to lookup how to set it up. You may also be able to map a network drive after all they are running Windows.

As for the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 30th, 2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By GaryS
When I started out in the olden days it was...

When I started out in the olden days it was impressed on me one hand for you and one hand for the company, keep one hand in you pocket. But that was back before OSHA and you had to be the safety...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 30th, 2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By GaryS
Now you understand I have a policy whenever I...

Now you understand
I have a policy whenever I power up a vfd or any drive I always have the panel doors closed and latched. It only need to happen once.
I have a client that had a mercury wetted...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By GaryS
I am going to stick my neck out here a bit. I...

I am going to stick my neck out here a bit.
I would really like to see the program on this but
Is there any chance that the equipment or the programmer is from across the big waters like maybe the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By GaryS
I would do a FIFO load when you start the motors ...

I would do a FIFO load when you start the motors
Motor 1 load 1
Motor 2 load 2
then for the stop use the FIFO unload
the motor at the unload would be the motor to stop
just use 1 stop...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By GaryS
unless you want to upgrade the program you must...

unless you want to upgrade the program you must open it in the original version You should get a popup message asking if you want to do a one way version upgrade.
if the original program was 24...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By GaryS
Is you new PC running Windows 10 all versions...

Is you new PC running Windows 10
all versions of RSLogix 5000 are not supported in windows 10
you may have to use a VM machine
I hade the same problem when I upgraded my PC early versions of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By GaryS
I have used something similar years ago I don’t...

I have used something similar years ago I don’t know the brand.
On water level system both potable and waste water, very reliable for many years.
I don’t think you can even used them anymore due...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By GaryS
You mite want check this out they have a none...

You mite want check this out
they have a none OPC driver that works directly from VB, Excel, Net Studio and others
I am sure that they have what you need
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 24th, 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By GaryS
You might want to check out these ...

You might want to check out these

https://ingeardrivers.com/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By GaryS
If is were doing a hoisting application this is...

If is were doing a hoisting application this is the drive I would use without a second thought. they have all safety built in Proof of Torque, brake control, proof of brake, check for motor coupler...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By GaryS
I like to use lighted E Stops where possible. ...

I like to use lighted E Stops where possible.
and use N.C. contact back to the PLC inputs. That way I can use the input in the program as a stop command / run permissive and on the HMI to show...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By GaryS
If you had both Forward and Reverse inputs on at...

If you had both Forward and Reverse inputs on at the same time the drive would ramp to stop at Dec rate.
If it was just Reverse input then the drive would ramp down to zero at the Dec ramp then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By GaryS
if you just want to maintain the current programs...

if you just want to maintain the current programs in the Logix processor and you have more than one processor with different version then you will need an activation for the most current version
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By GaryS
It can be converted but, I know there is always a...

It can be converted but, I know there is always a but.
Because the newer revisions have added some functions and features that are not supported in the older versions.
I have done this a few...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By GaryS
I think I understand what you are trying to do ...

I think I understand what you are trying to do
If is correct it is very completed involving multiple solenoid valves, multiple pressure regulators and very complex piping to connect everything. ...
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