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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By JeffKiper
I was starting large saw blades. 120" Diameter....

I was starting large saw blades. 120" Diameter. The ramp time was crazy important. If you allowed the system to start in a linear ramp function the blade would hit a harmonic that would cause it to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By JeffKiper
If you can post the acd file I can look at it....

If you can post the acd file I can look at it. you have to ZIP it first, forum rules
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By JeffKiper
GIT we use several different brands here is one. ...

GIT we use several different brands here is one.
https://www.andfel.com/cable-ties/installation-tools-12001.html
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By JeffKiper
I use soft starts on long ramps and heavy load...

I use soft starts on long ramps and heavy load applications. The data that I have been looking at shows that soft starts can handle a greater amount of overcurrent for a longer time vs a VFD.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By JeffKiper
Is there a change the HMI is able to enter data? ...

Is there a change the HMI is able to enter data?
I did a system where I forgot to make it display only. The operator could modify the ACC and take longer breaks.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By JeffKiper
Do a compare and index both inputs. Index...

Do a compare and index both inputs. Index thefirst from 0 to 1,2,3 etc. When you reach 600 infrx the second from 0to 1 and rerun the 1st instance. Once complete index from 1to 2
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,725
Posted By JeffKiper
What is the oldest PLC system you have running?

I was at a plant today and found a water treatment system with a SLC 100 and 2 expansion racks still running. The customer didn't even know it was in there. They thought it was all relay logic.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,998
Posted By JeffKiper
I very strongly dislike the Micro800 family. Yes...

I very strongly dislike the Micro800 family. Yes you are supposed to be able to do online edits with them.........

A compactlogix L16 is dirt cheap for what you get out of them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 12th, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By JeffKiper
OK shameless plug for my shop. I'm just outside...

OK shameless plug for my shop. I'm just outside of Louisville Ky. Not to far from you ,from what I recall.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By JeffKiper
I'm uninstalling Adobe Acrobat Reader DC now....

I'm uninstalling Adobe Acrobat Reader DC now. Thank you sir.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By JeffKiper
Studio 5000 version 30 looooong upload time

Is anyone else having a long time uploading from controllers on version 30?
I have a 1756-L81 with 877,591 block used of 3,145,728 available. I have connected to the controller from several...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By JeffKiper
VFD disconnect aux contacts

Is there an electrical code requirement that calls out the a need for an auxiliary contact in a field mounted disconnect?
I have a customer that doesn't want to put auxiliary contact in the field...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,942
Posted By JeffKiper
I had a guy try to get me to sign a non-compete...

I had a guy try to get me to sign a non-compete and non-disclosure. I'm find with non-disclosures. This guy tried to make it once I use a specific model controller for him I couldn't use it for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,778
Posted By JeffKiper
Be careful those are the ones that always scare...

Be careful those are the ones that always scare me. The one that you know you're going to have to watch the budget on is okay.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,961
Posted By JeffKiper
Yes MR configurator 2 is what I had to have when...

Yes MR configurator 2 is what I had to have when I was troubleshooting a J4 servo last month. Not the best software but not the worst either.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,997
Posted By JeffKiper
That firmware is only available on the second...

That firmware is only available on the second blue moon of the year that falls on a leap year
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,997
Posted By JeffKiper
Thanks Dustin.

Thanks Dustin.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,997
Posted By JeffKiper
I sent phil a pm

I sent phil a pm
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,291
Posted By JeffKiper
I agree with JesperMP you may want to look at...

I agree with JesperMP you may want to look at migrating away from the existing HMI na dave a new system build. There are alot of folks around that can do that migration for you. I am not aware of any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By JeffKiper
I have seen several roller coasters that where...

I have seen several roller coasters that where either no safety or safety to the max. Most State ride inspectors never look at the controls.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By JeffKiper
I am a safety geek. So keep that in mind. I have...

I am a safety geek. So keep that in mind. I have been called several time to look at safety jobs where good "old joe relay" has made it safe .
I went on a job a once and they use safety contactors...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,483
Posted By JeffKiper
Sifis Rockwell doesn't allow others to distribute...

Sifis Rockwell doesn't allow others to distribute their firmware. There is no revision control when you get this code from others.
I would probably call my local AB distributor, or if you have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By JeffKiper
Guy you know sometimes the trees get I the way of...

Guy you know sometimes the trees get I the way of the forest. That little digital angle gauge makes life simple. These benders are basically conduit benders.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By JeffKiper
What display can I put on an Arduino

What display can I put on an Arduino
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,365
Posted By JeffKiper
I drill the hole and thread forming screws. We...

I drill the hole and thread forming screws. We don't use thread cutting screws. The screws are truss head ornpan head I can't remember. We buy 10k at a time.
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