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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By AustralIan
Automation Education is terrible, because it is...

Automation Education is terrible, because it is not a unique brand vs the product search.

For example if I want to find a logo PLC, a google search will give me lots of company logos for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By AustralIan
Aye, I never thought of drug testing operators,...

Aye, I never thought of drug testing operators, but a wee test room could probably solve a lot of site issues.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By AustralIan
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B006TTELPG/ref=psdc_1194...

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B006TTELPG/ref=psdc_1194486_t5_B00E8BWQPE

* 2
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By AustralIan
Fibreoptic can be purchased as water proof. ...

Fibreoptic can be purchased as water proof.
Fibreoptic can be purchased which does not conduct electricity.
This is typical for building to building data comms.
You can get a directional WiFi...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By AustralIan
Do a risk assessment. Use Directional Wifi...

Do a risk assessment.
Use Directional Wifi Transceivers.
OR
Run a fibre optic cable.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By AustralIan
I just realised that Windows 7 has less than 2...

I just realised that Windows 7 has less than 2 years until its End Of Extended Life day. Are you guys all off of 7 yet?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By AustralIan
Windows 8.1 ended mainstream support last month. ...

Windows 8.1 ended mainstream support last month. You should considering upgrading to linux, IMO.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By AustralIan
Code backups and tests on the test hardware /...

Code backups and tests on the test hardware / spare PCs and PLCs. This does three things:
1. Make sure you have the backups.
2. Keep your upload download muscle memory in shape.
3. Test your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By AustralIan
Glad it helped!

Glad it helped!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By AustralIan
I don't have it installed, but from FTVS can you...

I don't have it installed, but from FTVS can you go File -> Print -> Print to pdf or something?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By AustralIan
I use these two: fixed.bat: @echo off set...

I use these two:
fixed.bat:
@echo off
set /p name= IP address?
netsh interface ipv4 set address name="Local Area Connection" static %name% 255.255.255.0 0.0.0.0 1
pause
and
dynamic.bat
@echo...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By AustralIan
Read ISO 13849 for how to do risk assessments and...

Read ISO 13849 for how to do risk assessments and implement appropriate safety circuits to mitigate the risks identified.
A single contactor can be ok for a hazard requiring PLc mitigation.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,808
Posted By AustralIan
I do now!

I do now!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,808
Posted By AustralIan
I just put random instructions together and get...

I just put random instructions together and get the FAT guy to fix it.
Yes, I do call my Factory Acceptance Tester the FAT guy.
Yes, I do call myself the FAT guy when running a Factory Acceptance...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,272
Posted By AustralIan
Microsoft starts requiring 3mL of blood to login,...

Microsoft starts requiring 3mL of blood to login, and so your autonomous machines now have to harvest blood from your operators. Skynet and or the Matrix.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By AustralIan
Check out Mechatronics or Mechanical or Process...

Check out Mechatronics or Mechanical or Process or Chemical Engineering.

The electrical side of PLC's is not the hard bit, a lot of it can be done with relatively inexpensive rules of thumb. Eg,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By AustralIan
Or an ETAP. Make sure you check out the...

Or an ETAP.

Make sure you check out the Logix 5000 controllers design considerations manual:
http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/rm/1756-rm094_-en-p.pdf
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,263
Posted By AustralIan
I didn't realise the XTR had better electrical...

I didn't realise the XTR had better electrical protection and vibration protection as well. Not bad
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By AustralIan
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By AustralIan
10 move instructions will roll your own FIFO, but...

10 move instructions will roll your own FIFO, but it is still technically a FIFO.

If the values were every second, you could install a mirror every 150,000km and just use those to check previous...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By AustralIan
Some control panel components are only rated for...

Some control panel components are only rated for 400+-10%, so your 460 will be beyond that. It can break down the insulation and eventually cause shorts.

Either spend a few hundred dollars of your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By AustralIan
The only reason not to do CLX and Ignition for...

The only reason not to do CLX and Ignition for this would be price, although your experience with CLX and Ignition (and inexperience with other solutions) should be factored into the cost of any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By AustralIan
If you don't care about accuracy that much, just...

If you don't care about accuracy that much, just use the value 50C for water temp.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By AustralIan
Top of this page, click "LEARN PLCS".

Top of this page, click "LEARN PLCS".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,135
Posted By AustralIan
I always play U2 songs when I work for free.

I always play U2 songs when I work for free.
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