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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum. That little logo on...

Hi, and welcome to the forum. That little logo on the cover of the first pic looks suspiciously like a Square D logo. So does the inside of the switch and the actuator. +1 for Mechtec's suggestion....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, what type of product is on the belts? I...

Hi, what type of product is on the belts? I worked at a cement plant that used a lot of weigh feed belts, and for calibrating we had to remove the product from the part of the belt that was in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By saultgeorge
I have done a couple of machines with hydraulics,...

I have done a couple of machines with hydraulics, and I have idle time logic if the cylinders are not moving for 10 minutes, however there is an "off" time cycle for some of the weekend recirc cycle...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, I was looking at this video regarding screen...

Hi, I was looking at this video regarding screen security and maybe it will help you.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e70ua0hQBNo
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By saultgeorge
I was working for an electrical construction...

I was working for an electrical construction contractor out west when I was in the IBEW. The attitude then was get it done, and if you can't work it hot, then you need to find a different line of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, James and welcome to the forum. Most of the...

Hi, James and welcome to the forum.
Most of the time in motors I was taught to use a rule of thumb of "1 megohm per volt of line voltage". So, 500 Meg ohms per phase on a 480 V motor. As long as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,471
Posted By saultgeorge
I don't know how many times I've been on the 75...

I don't know how many times I've been on the 75 headed downtown and everyone doing about 80 and in the fast lane (#1 lane) here's someone doing 60 and everyone going around them on the right. So I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 12th, 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By saultgeorge
I would like to apply also.

I would like to apply also.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,054
Posted By saultgeorge
Evirua Hi, as far as travel and remote work,...

Evirua
Hi, as far as travel and remote work, you may not want to have a lot of family life or a relationship for a while. I worked years in controls in the seafood industry in Alaska. Most...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,571
Posted By saultgeorge
Sparkie I worked for a large water utility out...

Sparkie I worked for a large water utility out west for 11 years as an industrial electrician/programmer. Even the electricians had to have distribution certifications through the state. When there...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum!! If you think a...

Hi, and welcome to the forum!!
If you think a little about traffic control, you'll come to the conclusion that you will need as you said timers, inputs, outputs, etc. You could also run the lights...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,662
Posted By saultgeorge
Not only do we tell our customers they own their...

Not only do we tell our customers they own their program we write for them, but after warranty anything about the program is now a service call. So if the electricians or the techs have messed up...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum. Error 77 says you...

Hi, and welcome to the forum. Error 77 says you need to reconfigure your module for the correct transmit and receive data sizes. Which is probably back in your mapping somewhere.
Error 78 says you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, well not to sound goofy, but looking at the...

Hi, well not to sound goofy, but looking at the nameplate data, it looks like to me it is a dual voltage motor. 75 V and 150 V. Is a single phase motor? If so, can it be run on 120 VAC? Just an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By saultgeorge
Dravik--yes, thanks for reminding me of that. I...

Dravik--yes, thanks for reminding me of that. I have seen in the instruction help where the PID can be assigned to a periodic task, but I don't have a lot of experience at configuring a periodic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By saultgeorge
You're welcome!! As far as the timer goes, all...

You're welcome!! As far as the timer goes, all the PID logic I have written is in ladder. There is a rung that has an XIO that's a done bit, and the timer. The timer is set at 500ms. So it's self...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, and welcome to the forum. I didn't take a lot...

Hi, and welcome to the forum. I didn't take a lot of time looking at the images, but I think I can help you.

In order to move a setpoint into the PID, you must move the value (from a MOV...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, this looks like it could be from a machine...

Hi, this looks like it could be from a machine that needs all power and grounding disconnected at the same time--some gasoline dispensers are wired this way. It appears to be a 120 VAC circuit from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By saultgeorge
Hi, I was curious also. I looked in RS 500...

Hi, I was curious also. I looked in RS 500 instruction help and I found some counters named "up counter/hold" etc. In alphabetical order they're way down at the bottom of the list. ("U") Maybe that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By saultgeorge
I have one I used a lot when I was working in...

I have one I used a lot when I was working in Alaska rewiring process machines. It had an adjustable tension feature, from small wire ties to larger ones. It removed the excess and left it smooth...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By saultgeorge
4th N.C. contact could possibly be for a circuit...

4th N.C. contact could possibly be for a circuit that would power a "motor off" light.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By saultgeorge
Yes, and raise my--oops--your hands if you've...

Yes, and raise my--oops--your hands if you've wondered why your values aren't changing and inputs aren't going on and off and why outputs are on that ought not to be and you look up and you're off...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By saultgeorge
Tex Here is the link...

Tex
Here is the link https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/in/1769-in088_-en-p.pdfto the wiring diagram in case you don't have it or haven't looked at it. Page 37
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By saultgeorge
Well, there's only a couple of things I can think...

Well, there's only a couple of things I can think of. One would be if the I/O is wired correctly for source/sink, the other would be a rookie thing--are the JSR's all in place? Hope this helps.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By saultgeorge
Tex If I'm not mistaken, the processor has to...

Tex
If I'm not mistaken, the processor has to be in remote ("rem") on the little switch under the little door on the processor. Run won't let you write anything, just "look" and read. We had a bunch...
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