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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Bullzi
Thanks Everyone, The customer did get a demo of...

Thanks Everyone, The customer did get a demo of the BETA Lazermike so that is on the table but I know the price of it has them a little nervous.

Everything is in the conceptual phase now so...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Bullzi
Measuring Linear Speed - Sensor Ideas

Hi Everyone,
Working on my first job that will have some motion functions. The process involves pipe running on a conveyor system. The conveyor drive rollers are set up on an angle so the pipe...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 18th, 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Bullzi
I use the libraries from CadToolsOnline.com. ...

I use the libraries from CadToolsOnline.com. They have a very good set of blocks for just about everything. Cost for the electrical symbol library is only $50. It installs into your AutoCAD very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 18th, 2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Bullzi
Thanks everyone for the replies, I have started...

Thanks everyone for the replies, I have started the IA University courses so we will see how this goes.



No it isn't for Oil and Gas, this will actually be my first "manufacturing" type of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Bullzi
Ignition SCADA Questions

Hi Everyone,
Looking at a new job and they want to use Ignition SCADA. I have never used Ignition before so I am looking for Pointers on how to get started. I have used FTV SE before so I have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Bullzi
I use LT and I like it but then again I have only...

I use LT and I like it but then again I have only used LT so take that with a grain of salt. I am sure there are better software packages for electrical but since I do both Mechanical and Electrical...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By Bullzi
If it is going to be installed in a non...

If it is going to be installed in a non classified area you can use any power supply you want.



If you have to use a Classified Power Supply then in my opinion Yes that would be the best way...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By Bullzi
There are assessments done, in many of these...

There are assessments done, in many of these plants they have Assessments and even Area Classification Maps. The point I was trying to make was that in many of the plants I have worked in Class 1...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By Bullzi
James, I understand what you are saying but you...

James,
I understand what you are saying but you need to take into account the classification definitions themselves. Sounds like you may be thinking of a Class 1 Division 1 area where Explosive...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By Bullzi
I would just use a Class 1 Div 2 rated Power...

I would just use a Class 1 Div 2 rated Power Supply. Automation Direct has a bunch of them. James has made some good points.

You don't have to Purge the panel if you make sure that EVERYTHING in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Bullzi
I looked into the Control Module to use with a...

I looked into the Control Module to use with a Graphite 09 about 2 years ago. I was told that the programming environment for Control was a "By Out" item for RL and the support group was not up to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By Bullzi
What brand of Turbine Meter are you using? Every...

What brand of Turbine Meter are you using? Every Turbine Meter Manufacture that I know of offer some kind of Pre-Amp. Is this for a Oil or Gas application make sure to get the enclosure that is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bullzi
Have you given any thought to using a dedicated...

Have you given any thought to using a dedicated Batch Controller? There are many on the market in just about every price range. You could use your PLC to communicate via Modbus to the controller...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 9th, 2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Bullzi
Hi mhismail, Yes you are correct that...

Hi mhismail,


Yes you are correct that each input channel will use about 3mA of current. Weather or not a 1A supply is enough is going to be a function of all your loads added together. For...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Bullzi
Like diat150 I have been in the Oil Measurement...

Like diat150 I have been in the Oil Measurement Business for a long time (30 years) and haven't seen a flow computer give the option of totalizing off of a 4-20mA signal. I am not as familiar with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Bullzi
I think you will be better served by using Modbus...

I think you will be better served by using Modbus or pulse input. Totalizing using a analog signal is not the most accurate way to handle flow measurement.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Bullzi
Is this a liquid or gas meter run? Is it custody...

Is this a liquid or gas meter run? Is it custody transfer or allocation? What is the meter type?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Bullzi
Hello and Welcome to the Forum, So you have...

Hello and Welcome to the Forum,

So you have 6 different User Programs running on the ROC? Do the programs just separate the data in the ROC so the HMI can read it?

The Data Station does a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bullzi
I wasn't able to get any real answers from my...

I wasn't able to get any real answers from my vendor on how to load C programs but he did point me to a great web page that has a lot of info on the ScadaPack. The address is: ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Bullzi
Prosoft Flow Computer MVI56/69-AFC opinion

Hi everyone,
Has anyone on the Forum used the Prosoft Flow Computer before? What was your opinion of it? I am quoting a well pad job and was looking at the MVI69-AFC for the flow computer. Please...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Bullzi
AustralIan is correct. Just want to expand on...

AustralIan is correct. Just want to expand on this a little. X is user defined, but rarely is it actually defined on the drawing. Most of the time X serves as a "Catch All" for everything that is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bullzi
That is not a bad idea. Maybe just make the Red...

That is not a bad idea. Maybe just make the Red Lion tags read only so they can view the settings but if they need a change then they will have to call back to the control room and have them make...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bullzi
I am pretty new to ScadaPack and have no...

I am pretty new to ScadaPack and have no experience with the C/C++ programs, but here my thoughts.

First, what are trying to do that Telepace has you stuck? Maybe we can help you out there.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By Bullzi
Dan Anyone at the remote site that can set up...

Dan
Anyone at the remote site that can set up the VPN for you? Team Viewer will let you use the remote computer as it was your own but will not let you use software on your machine through the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Bullzi
I found the answer to my problems thanks to OKIPC...

I found the answer to my problems thanks to OKIPC and Red Lion Support. I was using a prefix of 1 to set the C bits when I should have been using a 0. I figured it would be something simple and I...
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