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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By travispedley
Looks like it should work, thanks for the help!! ...

Looks like it should work, thanks for the help!!
FYI, I called Schneider before i posted this question, they told me I just had to map everything by hand or use BYTE_TO_BIT. I should have known...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By travispedley
Schneider Unity Pro DDT

Ok, M3040 with NOC0401
Fanuc Ethernet/IP Slave (20Bytes In/Out)
DDT created and defined by DTM as Array of BYTE(0..19)
I created my own DDT that breaks down the 20 bytes of data into data types...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By travispedley
That only works when the processer is new out of...

That only works when the processer is new out of the box and has BOOTP enabled. Won't show you anything on a system that is already configured and running. USB is 100% the way to go.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By travispedley
I use the recipe functions in Comfort/WinCC when...

I use the recipe functions in Comfort/WinCC when possible for simple setups.
I've only done one complicated recipe setup in a 1200 and it sucked.
I had to store the recipes in the load memory and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By travispedley
The problem is I have no idea how to do any of...

The problem is I have no idea how to do any of that. I'm a PLC programmer, I have zero knowledge of PC programming. Was hoping for a simple solution (for me) especially because none of this was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By travispedley
definitely 2d. per our quote, this is all...

definitely 2d.

per our quote, this is all the information i have currently.

The labeling rate will be capable of 20 parts per minute using a single
machine. The label content / format: GS1,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By travispedley
Logix Ethernet to Raster Printer

So apparently we bought a couple of Print and Apply units for a machine.
usually we have zebra engines, crank out a little ZPL and the world keeps a-spinnin.

Well, these beauties are raster...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By travispedley
Thanks for the suggestions. Finally got up with...

Thanks for the suggestions. Finally got up with one of the maintenance guys at the plant, he said they use the M340 series currrently, so just to keep current with them, we selected the M340 as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By travispedley
+1 to Robobob. We've used IFM/Keyence/Balluff. ...

+1 to Robobob. We've used IFM/Keyence/Balluff. Balluff seems to be leading the way with the IOLink functionality. I have a system right in front of me with IOLink RFID and one of their new IOLink...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By travispedley
I talked to Schneider and told them what I was...

I talked to Schneider and told them what I was doing, they recommended a M340.
Getting a quote on it now. List prices are shocking. Especially the software for a one-off machine. Guess I'll have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By travispedley
Sorry, I have so little knowledge of their...

Sorry, I have so little knowledge of their lineup, I didn't realize the TM221 was their nano plc. Threw me a little with the 'IDEC FC6A'. Thought you were recommending an IDEC lol.

Looking at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By travispedley
I'm not really worried about the programming at...

I'm not really worried about the programming at this point, I have no idea what processor or hmi series to buy, or if they'll work together, if they have Ethernet/IP capabilites and so on. I have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By travispedley
Tried that. PS. Asked customer if they had...

Tried that.

PS. Asked customer if they had any PLC's/HMI's in house so i could keep it somewhat the same, their answer was, and I quote, "I dunno, we just need Schneider"... It is for a Schneider...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By travispedley
He's saving a ton of time by not shaving his lip!

He's saving a ton of time by not shaving his lip!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By travispedley
Schneider/Modicon

We got a project for a small machine, customer has requested Schneider/Modicon for PLC/HMI. I haven't used any of it in several decades.

Any experts out there that can tell me what model...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By travispedley
We use these alot, they're cheaper than in-rack...

We use these alot, they're cheaper than in-rack modules and they work just fine.

https://www.rtaautomation.com/product/435nba-2/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,043
Posted By travispedley
Oh, I still have my 25pin CAPS dongle ;) I'm a...

Oh, I still have my 25pin CAPS dongle ;) I'm a hoarder.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,043
Posted By travispedley
Step 7. Powerful and fast. I learned on AB,...

Step 7. Powerful and fast. I learned on AB, used it and Omron for years, then got a customer who is exclusively Siemens and started learning.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By travispedley
Migrating, in my opinion, sucks. The graphics it...

Migrating, in my opinion, sucks. The graphics it uses are terrible and the fonts are too. Makes your brand new beautiful PVPlus look like garbage. Just go through each page in your PV and recreate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By travispedley
I went the homebrew route as RobertB suggested. ...

I went the homebrew route as RobertB suggested.
Wrote my own, had it working in 30 minutes. I reckon I need to go to a PIDE boot camp or something, but it confirms my hatred of all things PID.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By travispedley
seems like a setup error or something on my end. ...

seems like a setup error or something on my end.
using the SRTP like this, when the PV=SP i would need the CV to be at 50%, when in reality it is at 0%.

as my PV approaches SP, CV drops...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By travispedley
Ok, here is my problem now. when my PV...

Ok, here is my problem now. when my PV approaches SP the CV starts to drop, which activates the cooling circuit while I'm still under SP.
Not sure what i'm doing wrong.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By travispedley
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have written a...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have written a new routine with 1 PID feeding a SRTP. >51 Heat valve full open, <49 Cool valve full open.

I'll post any results in the next few days. Sadly,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By travispedley
my loop setup from the outside

my loop setup from the outside
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By travispedley
I need some PIDE help!

OK, 1st off, I have almost 0 pid experience.
I have a tank that holds a product. I need to regulate the temperature of the product using steam / chiller. each has a 4-20mA flow control valve. i...
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