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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By ndzied1
Like I said, you would have to write a program...

Like I said, you would have to write a program and use the interpret function to get points from the curve that the program generates.

I did that for the points you seem to have.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By ndzied1
If you have a controller, you can write a program...

If you have a controller, you can write a program to use the CRV_INTERP_Y function to get a bunch of points into an array and then copy them to excel.

I'm guessing you don't have an RMC so the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By ndzied1
It looks like the Excel example does not use the...

It looks like the Excel example does not use the same end constraints for generating the spline as the AB cam profile does. Look at the attached image. From simple inspection you can see that these...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By ndzied1
Iím not a lawyer so this may be off base but In...

Iím not a lawyer so this may be off base but In the US there are 2 types of courts, Criminal and Civil. If someone gets hurt by a machine the Criminal responsibility is on the machine owner only. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By ndzied1
We do 100's a year but we have a few customers...

We do 100's a year but we have a few customers that require it. We mostly build to 508A anyway, even when we don't list a panel so we usually don't charge if someone requests it.

We did have an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By ndzied1
They only care that the panels are made to the...

They only care that the panels are made to the specification you could make them in a moldy basement with candle light so long as they meet the requirements in the code.

Oh, and so long as you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By ndzied1
https://industries.ul.com/blog/become-a-ul-listed-...

https://industries.ul.com/blog/become-a-ul-listed-panel-shop
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By ndzied1
The other one is had the regular output + the...

The other one is had the regular output + the error output as well.

the one with 1C4 is a lower power version.

You can look up the part numbers on Balluff's web site
http://www.balluff.com
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By ndzied1
I have a way I developed in CoDeSys in Structured...

I have a way I developed in CoDeSys in Structured Text. Maybe you can convert it to something you can use.

Here's a video showing it in action:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By ndzied1
The order that things are happening is important....

The order that things are happening is important.

When the first rung is scanned, 2961 is moved into N7:11

When the SCP instruction is scanned, the Input is still 2961

Then, after the SCP...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By ndzied1
I think a clue would be to trace where the RAW...

I think a clue would be to trace where the RAW PULSE DURATION ends up. Eventual it should hit some timer and that will be in some units of msec or sec or something else.

Most likely, whoever...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By ndzied1
The answer would have been easy a decade ago....

The answer would have been easy a decade ago. Take the emulated encoder output from one drive and wire it to the input of the other drive. I don't know if these drives have that capability.

Of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By ndzied1
With a soft start you have to check the...

With a soft start you have to check the documentation for the number of allowed starts per hour. For some inexpensive soft starts this number can be very low like 5 or 6. We had a customer blow up...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndzied1
Maybe a stupid question. I thought products like...

Maybe a stupid question. I thought products like this were all bought and sold on weight. Would an inline weighing conveyor be more appropriate?

That said, I think counting something with an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By ndzied1
I think I found what I'm looking for: ...

I think I found what I'm looking for:

http://www.bkprecision.com/products/power-supplies/1687B-1-36v-0-10a-dc-power-supply.html

Anyone use these before?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By ndzied1
Looking for Programmable Power Supply

I'm looking for a 240W (approx) DC power supply 0-30VDC output that I can control the voltage of via analog signals (0-10 or 4-20) or over Ethernet. This doesn't have to lab grade accuracy and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By ndzied1
It looks like you are ramping the CV before you...

It looks like you are ramping the CV before you start the PID. Was that intentional?

There is no time scale in the image you uploaded. There is no frame of reference here.
What is the PID...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By ndzied1
I have no experience at this voltage level but...

I have no experience at this voltage level but could you wrap a wire around the fence wire and measure the pulses that way? Itís more of a way to measure current but then maybe you could get away...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By ndzied1
For any application, and especially for safety...

For any application, and especially for safety operations, you must also follow the manufacturers limits for usage such ast frequency of switching, voltage supply range, load switched, protection,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,996
Posted By ndzied1
The first mention of fuzzy logic I saw had to be...

The first mention of fuzzy logic I saw had to be over 20 years ago in a magazine. The application discussed was not a controls application but a way to count eggs coming down a conveyor belt. They...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By ndzied1
How do you know it’s noise? The simple stuff...

How do you know it’s noise?

The simple stuff is:

Shielded, twisted pair with the shield only connected at one end.

Don’t run analog with or parallel to power runs.

Cross power lines at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By ndzied1
It's a very subjective choice. I think in almost...

It's a very subjective choice. I think in almost all cases, bigger is better.
How often does the operator have to interface with the screen?
How many operators are on a single screen.

We had a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By ndzied1
A very general statement is that if there is a...

A very general statement is that if there is a standard specific for the type of machine you are building then you should start with that.

For instance, if you are building a hydraulic or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By ndzied1
Many manufacturers rebrand CoDeSys with their own...

Many manufacturers rebrand CoDeSys with their own name.
Bosch Rexroth Indraworks is CoDeSys
EATON X-Soft is CoDeSys
Schneider SoMachine is CoDeSys
Wago uses CoDeSys
Exor uses CoDeSys

There...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By ndzied1
I would suggest getting the RMC hardware as soon...

I would suggest getting the RMC hardware as soon as possible because that allows you to simulate motion and work out the communications on your desk instead of on the floor. I have always found it to...
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