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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2020, 07:53 AM
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Posted By lesmar96
Thanks Ken. So first, we are working for an...

Thanks Ken.

So first, we are working for an OEM that sells these machines. Every package includes several machines to make up the whole line. They They are planning to start a lease program for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By lesmar96
Nice idea. But I think the WiFi models will work...

Nice idea. But I think the WiFi models will work better for what I am doing.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2020, 05:16 PM
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Views: 332
Posted By lesmar96
100% agreed!! I was shocked when I saw the price....

100% agreed!! I was shocked when I saw the price. I assumed it would be a bunch more expensive for everything that it supports.

Thanks for the info!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By lesmar96
So we will either be pulling the data to a plc or...

So we will either be pulling the data to a plc or to an edge device and shove it to the cloud. Those products look nice but I only need (1) DI per machine so it seems like a little overkill, but,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By lesmar96
wirelessly monitor relay status

Hello,
We have an application with a customer where they would like to monitor how many times a day several pieces of machinery start. We need to do this wirelessly (due to the location of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By lesmar96
Any one have experience with X-proof panels in...

Any one have experience with X-proof panels in USA? Or maybe that will be down the very local regulations of where this panel will be installed??
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By lesmar96
Yea. This what I figured.

Yea. This what I figured.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By lesmar96
X-Proof Control Panel

Any body here build X-proof control panels? I have a customer that needs one for a Class 1 Div 1 environment.

We are not certified to do this and I can imagine that it might not just be simple to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By lesmar96
Yes, the plc is giving the vfds their speed...

Yes, the plc is giving the vfds their speed reference via analog output. The original system had speed feedback from the drives, but that has been disconnected previously. I like the idea of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By lesmar96
Everything is 4-20ma I believe

Everything is 4-20ma I believe
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By lesmar96
The conduit is metal conduit that is connected to...

The conduit is metal conduit that is connected to the grounded control panels. So while it is not a shield, it might have some shielding ability.

I agree with you on the 100'. but agreed it also...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By lesmar96
The analog signals' shields are only connected at...

The analog signals' shields are only connected at the plc end. There are surge suppression terminal blocks at the edge of the control panel. And from there, I believe, it is directly to the sensors....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By lesmar96
Noise on analog signals

We worked in a sewage treatment plant and take care of their plc work. They have an issue with noise some of the analog signals in the plant. When the vfds on their blowers start, some of their tank...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By lesmar96
Cool. I will need to study into MQTT a bit more....

Cool. I will need to study into MQTT a bit more. We are using a database so that historical data is stored on the cloud and not on the device itself. That way when anyone wants to look back in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By lesmar96
Thanks for all your advice friends. You have...

Thanks for all your advice friends. You have helped to clear it in my mind.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By lesmar96
As stated I have limited knowledge of these...

As stated I have limited knowledge of these different protocols so.......We are using Node Red onboard the Opto22 RIO to write to a cloud database. Our dashboard pulls from this database.

My...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By lesmar96
That is a very nice way to doing it! Thanks for...

That is a very nice way to doing it! Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By lesmar96
Thanks. I have found it. I am going to check that...

Thanks. I have found it. I am going to check that out some more.

One question.....I have not used MQTT yet. But can you not write directly to a dashboard from the Flexy via MQTT? Why the need for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By lesmar96
Thanks Nick. I have not used this Flexy205 at...

Thanks Nick. I have not used this Flexy205 at all. But just a quick looks at the specs makes me interested. So, with the expansion modules, you could have a 4G LTE router with I/O, like an all-in-one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By lesmar96
If i don't miss my guess, it would fit in the...

If i don't miss my guess, it would fit in the MPCB category, but I am wondering if there is some UL# that would tell us.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By lesmar96
So we usually use Schneider hardware. For...

So we usually use Schneider hardware. For example, how do I know whether this is MPCB or MCP? ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By lesmar96
Good Morning Gary, Can you direct me to where...

Good Morning Gary,
Can you direct me to where UL requires this??
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By lesmar96
That makes sense. I suppose the different devices...

That makes sense. I suppose the different devices have 2 different UL file numbers?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By lesmar96
Sorry. I couldn't get the picture to upload. See...

Sorry. I couldn't get the picture to upload. See if this works.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By lesmar96
OL relay necessary??

I am still learning UL codes and have looked in the document but wasn't sure the right place to look.

Please see attached picture. The customer sent me this picture. Is it legal to not have any OL...
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