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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,232
Posted By T Gibbs
It's just basic ohms law. Your body has X ohms of...

It's just basic ohms law. Your body has X ohms of resistance. 120v will push Y amps through X ohms. 480v will push 4Y amps through X ohms.
The worst I ever got was 600+ VDC from a VFD brake...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By T Gibbs
Industrial Electricity Vocational class in high...

Industrial Electricity Vocational class in high school. Went to work as a construction electrician for 30+ years. Learned controls basics in school and every chance I got while in the contracting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By T Gibbs
Have you looked at Automation Direct for a valve?

Have you looked at Automation Direct for a valve?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,654
Posted By T Gibbs
I put my hand near a large braking resistor with...

I put my hand near a large braking resistor with the cage removed. It reached out and got me. You are correct, 600VDC will definitely get your attention.
Just a few days before I had been trying to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 18th, 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,377
Posted By T Gibbs
Happy Festivus :)

Happy Festivus :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By T Gibbs
Try this

Try this
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By T Gibbs
This one works. I'm using GX Developer 8.78G

This one works. I'm using GX Developer 8.78G
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By T Gibbs
GX Developer File Type

I connected to a Mitsubishi FX2NC and uploaded the program. Of course there is no documentation so I emailed the OEM. They sent me what they claim are the program files. Everything they sent are .asc...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By T Gibbs
Siemens IP266

Anybody familiar with programming a Siemens IP266 module? We have one that we can get online with, but it will not go to the next screen.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,152
Posted By T Gibbs
I stand corrected. I only looked at 1000.

I stand corrected. I only looked at 1000.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,152
Posted By T Gibbs
Click and Productivity aren't capable of running...

Click and Productivity aren't capable of running on 12v. BRX from Automation Direct is.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,310
Posted By T Gibbs
The plant I left a year ago has an Idec FA2jr...

The plant I left a year ago has an Idec FA2jr still running in a machine. The place I work now has a lot of S5. We are slowly replacing them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,243
Posted By T Gibbs
These are about the best I've found. ...

These are about the best I've found.
https://www.bahco.com/en/p/ergo-screwdriver/39-74-0d-b6-27-89-c1-39-94-f5-85-96-19-ee-c4-30/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By T Gibbs
Post this in the Automation Direct Forums. They...

Post this in the Automation Direct Forums. They have some of their engineers who monitor them and are always willing to help
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By T Gibbs
+1 for Stride. They sell managed and unmanaged....

+1 for Stride. They sell managed and unmanaged. I've used several and they work well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By T Gibbs
In direct soft if I need a minute timer I use a...

In direct soft if I need a minute timer I use a 60 second timer to increment a counter. The counter effectively becomes a minute timer.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By T Gibbs
I did that exact thing in Direct Soft 5 and Click...

I did that exact thing in Direct Soft 5 and Click for Daylight Savings time setting. It works perfectly.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By T Gibbs
We have industrial Ethernet over fiber in our...

We have industrial Ethernet over fiber in our plant. The only problem we ever seem to have is the cheap plug in power supplies for the converters go bad. We have been replacing the converters with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,441
Posted By T Gibbs
I was thinking the same thing. I've never seen a...

I was thinking the same thing. I've never seen a transformer after a soft start.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,930
Posted By T Gibbs
I work at a ski area on weekends. I'm pretty sure...

I work at a ski area on weekends. I'm pretty sure our lifts have anti-rollback mechanisms on every tower to prevent a loss of the main brake from causing a situation like this.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,970
Posted By T Gibbs
Good to hear you beat the odds, man.

Good to hear you beat the odds, man.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,970
Posted By T Gibbs
Yes, I did get it installed, but I donít remember...

Yes, I did get it installed, but I donít remember what I did. It was 2 years ago. I loaded the program for my customer and havenít opened the software since. I had to think about it for a few minutes...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By T Gibbs
Driven by workers comp insurance. Companies will...

Driven by workers comp insurance. Companies will get a lower rate if they drug test.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By T Gibbs
+1 on the drug test. I've seen several people who...

+1 on the drug test. I've seen several people who I thought had great potential never get the chance to prove it because of the drugs
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By T Gibbs
I’m not sure what 60mm is in AWG. If 60mm2 wire...

I’m not sure what 60mm is in AWG. If 60mm2 wire is good for 155 amps or more then you’re good.
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