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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By dwoodlock
Just throwing it out there.... There's a...

Just throwing it out there....

There's a newer brand Haewa or "Hwa" that I've used a couple times with good results.

Comparable to Hoffman/Hubbell I think the pricing I got was better, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By dwoodlock
Recommended external HD

Just wanted to check and see which ones are working well for people?

I have a couple thumb drives that are filling up, and I am more hesitant to just delete things nowadays. Our IT department...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By dwoodlock
I would guess that the fan is energized between...

I would guess that the fan is energized between 15-20 times per hour. I would also say that unless a fault condition were triggered for a long period of time specifically related to that station the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By dwoodlock
VFD: Sinamics V20 6SL3210-5BE31-8UV0 SS: Sirius...

VFD: Sinamics V20 6SL3210-5BE31-8UV0
SS: Sirius 3RW3036-1BB04

Motor: ATB 160L/2F-11S+E3/0703
18kw
460v 60hz 27.4A 3545rpm 0,9 cos theta
IE3 classification

Basically the occurrences were the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By dwoodlock
We had an application where a siemens soft start...

We had an application where a siemens soft start was being used with a 48" centrifugal fan driven by a 25hp motor.

This was my first experience with a soft start, but after the second failure. we...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By dwoodlock
I think you probably need to use a bit to signify...

I think you probably need to use a bit to signify the ramp sequence being in process. Once the sequence has finished then you enable it to be started again. Alternatively you could look at the new...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,097
Posted By dwoodlock
Hope everyone stays relatively dry. At this point...

Hope everyone stays relatively dry. At this point I'm just expecting plenty of rain.

I am actually supposed to fly to Spain on Saturday afternoon, really hoping my flight will be able to depart...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By dwoodlock
with a 300 euro budget you will more than likely...

with a 300 euro budget you will more than likely not be able to use cognex. I think even their lab kit IS2000 is around $1300 or so.

I have also used the IFM sensor, it does ok as long as speed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By dwoodlock
Thanks for all the suggestions, looks like some...

Thanks for all the suggestions, looks like some really good options!

Really liking that logic supply.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By dwoodlock
Not overly. Basically we just want to be able to...

Not overly. Basically we just want to be able to look back 6 weeks or so in the event we have an issue.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By dwoodlock
With the 3.7M project I had to work with the IT...

With the 3.7M project I had to work with the IT department, which obviously creates some obstacles.

For this one I am trying to find a better way, which perhaps we can apply backwards in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By dwoodlock
Compact or din rail mount PC

Just wanted to check and see if anyone can suggest an image storage method for vision systems.

I have done some of this before with FTP to a desktop pc which has a massive HD. One of ours has 3.7...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,975
Posted By dwoodlock
My thoughts exactly :D

My thoughts exactly :D
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By dwoodlock
I appreciate your advice. I am definitely...

I appreciate your advice.

I am definitely not trying to roll my own control system with a PLC. I Just thought perhaps someone here had been involved in a project where they implemented some sort...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By dwoodlock
hvac system wifi network

Just wanted to check and see if anyone has dealt with any of this. I'm looking at retrofitting some of our older 20ton units to a newer thermostat with remote access.

These units are all Trane of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,701
Posted By dwoodlock
We use 480-24vdc power supplies in just about...

We use 480-24vdc power supplies in just about everything, and they work well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 6th, 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By dwoodlock
Thanks for all the tips. I came to the...

Thanks for all the tips.

I came to the conclusion that the pointer offset was off by 22, so where it was 22 it should have been 44 and so on.

The 22 lead to it at some piece of the characters...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 6th, 2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By dwoodlock
Thanks for the info everyone. This is some...

Thanks for the info everyone. This is some cam/tool protection logic, and it seems that some of the addressing may have gotten entered incorrectly.

Will continue working on it today.

I guess I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By dwoodlock
Indirect adressing oh no

Gents,


I've not had much dealings with indirect addressing, but I'm troubleshooting a program now, and I just wanted to verify that I've come to some level of understanding.




...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By dwoodlock
Sharp Satellite W51?? experiences/opinions

Looks like we may be acquiring a couple of presses with these control systems. I saw pictures of them and was less than enthused :doh:

Just wanted to see if anyone could provide tips for these as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By dwoodlock
I also anticipate you will need to use the IAI...

I also anticipate you will need to use the IAI utility software to configure the IP settings.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 15th, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By dwoodlock
Is there any sort of antivirus running that could...

Is there any sort of antivirus running that could be interfering?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By dwoodlock
update: I figured it out, had to change the...

update:

I figured it out, had to change the configuration in RSLINX to "Manually set" instead of either of the 2 automatic options. Wasn't aware this configuration had to be done in linx, my mind...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By dwoodlock
L18ERM IP adress keeps resetting

I am working with this controller and a servo drive on an application. I keep having this strange issue where when I power cycle it, I will have to use the BOOTDHCP utility to reassign the IP...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By dwoodlock
I defrosted my brain and came up with a way that...

I defrosted my brain and came up with a way that does work, I was wanting to combine it into the for loop......... because I'm picky.

//for cams 0-9 if the press position is GEQ the start and LEQ...
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