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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By GaryS
I have seen a few of them and everyone is a mess...

I have seen a few of them and everyone is a mess the always dump oil and dirt allover the panel interior. There is just no way to get the supply air clean enough plant supplies always have oil in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 653
Posted By GaryS
What you are asking for is called common buss and...

What you are asking for is called common buss and is possible and has been done many times.
But id must be done very carefully and is drive specific Yaskawa has a very good document on doing just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By GaryS
There seams to be some confusion about the masked...

There seams to be some confusion about the masked Move
It only moves the selected bits it dos not cate about the value of the word
It will overwrite only the selected bits in the destination with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By GaryS
There seams to be some confusion about the masked...

There seams to be some confusion about the masked Move
It only moves the selected bits it dos not cate about the value of the word
It will overwrite only the selected bits in the destination with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By GaryS
Yes Masked Move MVM would be the most efficient...

Yes Masked Move MVM would be the most efficient way to transfer the bits to a stored word. One thing, you might want to clear (set to 0) the destination word just before the MVM just to make sure the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By GaryS
Elcan Sorry about the vacuum clutch that was...

Elcan Sorry about the vacuum clutch that was about 30 years ago and I just did a search I didn't find anything either they may not be available anymore.
I would change the drive to an AC vector...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By GaryS
Years ago I worked on a conveyor that had to...

Years ago I worked on a conveyor that had to start and stop very quickly and with a very short cycle time. In fact they had to index the conveyor to limit switch.
They used a vacuum brake clutch it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,791
Posted By GaryS
I looks like it's gong to be a bad one this time...

I looks like it's gong to be a bad one this time Ill be think of you.
If you need help getting things back up and running after it passes pm me I should be able to free up some time to lend a hand
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By GaryS
I would stay w=away from pressurized panel the...

I would stay w=away from pressurized panel
the vortec cooler work ok but they need a clean air supply and the plant air is far from clean. All plane air compressors pump oil into the lines it would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By GaryS
I assume that you re using Logix5000 Way to...

I assume that you re using Logix5000
Way to cluttered all of it could be in 2 rungs
several different ways with far less clutter
a masked move would simplify it
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By GaryS
Check with these guys been using them for years ...

Check with these guys been using them for years
I know they will have something

https://www.thermoelectric.com/

I like them because there is no outside to inside air exchange if you keep the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By GaryS
an output sequencer most plc's have that function...

an output sequencer most plc's have that function built in
use something like the AB Micro800 series
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By GaryS
I think we are looking at the start wrong when...

I think we are looking at the start wrong when they say start time I think they mean run time or travel time. The time it takes the pallet to reach the end of the conveyor and discharge + a little...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By GaryS
I would go with Yaskawa indexing software built...

I would go with Yaskawa indexing software built in the drive
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By GaryS
I don't see the problem there I have motors...

I don't see the problem there
I have motors running at 0.5 hz and lower all the way to 120 hz on a standard vector duty motor.
I have motors running at 0 rpm holding full load no problem
Some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By GaryS
What are the PLC's CompactLogix or ControlLogix ...

What are the PLC's CompactLogix or ControlLogix
if so then put the sensors on remote I/O (ethernet)
have all 3 processors read the same remote I/O directly. you can have multiple processors read...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By GaryS
EICS to answer your question yes I have used...

EICS
to answer your question yes I have used them many times I keep the link in go to list for materials.
If you don't see what you want call them they have a very good support team.
They have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By GaryS
Mousemania PM me I think I can help you out

Mousemania
PM me I think I can help you out
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By GaryS
A local network cloud drive can be setup to look...

A local network cloud drive can be setup to look like a local drive on any PC
so you can grant access to anybody with a pc it can even be setup to be accessed from the anywhere with internet...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By GaryS
Why not use a networked cloud drive Western...

Why not use a networked cloud drive Western Digital has a good selection to chose from
you ca even setup mirrored storage system if you are concerned about data loss.
As for view an image they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By GaryS
You should get a popup message when you reach the...

You should get a popup message when you reach the max memory
I would make a copy of the program and edit it off line first and when finished check the memory again if all is well either upload or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By GaryS
Here's a place to start looking ...

Here's a place to start looking

http://www.thermometricscorp.com/bearing-sensor.html
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By GaryS
Try these I have worked with them before I...

Try these I have worked with them before
I know he have what you are looking for

https://www.vorne.com/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By GaryS
An air compressor is a different type of load...

An air compressor is a different type of load every time it cycle starts it at max load
with max inrush the started should be rated as a plugging starter.
Don't forget that the normal motor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By GaryS
Here is a simple solution that will work ...

Here is a simple solution that will work

https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/traveller-wireless-control-with-big-emitter-117230799--1?cm_vc=-10005

tractor Supply winch remote
Cost...
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