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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By GaryS
While input 8 H1-08 is base block it is default...

While input 8 H1-08 is base block it is default set up as a N.O.
this would require the input to on for base block but if your drive has input 8 disabled it is possible that another input is setup...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By GaryS
It sounds like you have identified one of your...

It sounds like you have identified one of your problems. Conveyor has too much load.

This will cause stability problems if that is the case then you defiantly need a second drive.
One way to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By GaryS
Check the drive settings usually the base block...

Check the drive settings usually the base block is triggered from one of the programmable inputs the can be setup as N.O. or N.C. if the input is not on it triggers the base block.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By GaryS
You might want to consider installing a second, ...

You might want to consider installing a second, helper drive at about the half way point.
To share the load some people call them pony drives. I have seen many of them used on long conveyor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By GaryS
from what you posted KW is KW dc to ac motor...

from what you posted
KW is KW dc to ac motor it's the same but if you are concerned select the next standard size up.
as for speed dc and ac motor have a slightly different base speed. All of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By GaryS
I would use Yaskawa A1000 setup in Flux vector...

I would use Yaskawa A1000 setup in Flux vector mode.
I have replaced DC drives with then in the past they work well
In this case I would look at using a common buss configuration but I would have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 2nd, 2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By GaryS
Check the motor leads Phase to Phase...

Check the motor leads
Phase to Phase resistance and the current on each Phase
with it only running up to 6hz and then will run all the way you if it is nudged.
I would bet if it was nudged I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 751
Posted By GaryS
The best way I know of is to use a look up table ...

The best way I know of is to use a look up table
You could be able to create a table with as many points as you need to get accuracy you want.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By GaryS
Here's a good place to start I have used there...

Here's a good place to start I have used there products no problems and tech support is very good

https://multitech.com/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By GaryS
jraef I beg to be different but I have...

jraef
I beg to be different but I have actually used these VFD's
Yaskawa VS mini Drive 115V 1 phase input 230V 3 Phase Output 1 Hp. They work very well. It's the only one I have found, there may...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By GaryS
In Europe you have 230V 50Hz single phase in most...

In Europe you have 230V 50Hz single phase in most places
if you want to run your 50Hz motor on 60Hz you could use a VFD set at fixed 60Hzof the.
but if you do the VFD will need to be size large...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By GaryS
There are many ways to do what you want but I...

There are many ways to do what you want but I think for anybody to help you. You will need to provide a lot more information
It sounds like you want a shift register or maybe a FIFO will work
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
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: 29
Views: 1,008
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: 325
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: 325
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: 325
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: 666
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: 666
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: 81
Views: 7,169
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: 643
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: 503
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: 643
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: 392
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: 560
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...
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