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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By janner_10
Once it's enabled though, it's enabled so the...

Once it's enabled though, it's enabled so the timer isn't used after that, it just stays on.

Ours is only not enabled when a safety circuit is open, unless you are disabling the drive between...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By janner_10
We have used a few of these drives on smaller...

We have used a few of these drives on smaller projects, looking through past logic, I have put a 500ms delay from the Safety Relay IP to the hardwired enable and the Ethernet enable signals and then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,225
Posted By janner_10
Usually Opened sounds like something a class room...

Usually Opened sounds like something a class room tutor would say.

Normally Opened is what someone working with PLCs would say.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,473
Posted By janner_10
Best advice so far.

Best advice so far.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By janner_10
Even if you are not using a tag in the PLC but...

Even if you are not using a tag in the PLC but Enterprise is, you can set the External Access to none and then delete it.

If you are are using a tag in the PLC program, you can't delete it whilst...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By janner_10
try changing your text size in windows, seems to...

try changing your text size in windows, seems to be a common workaround.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By janner_10
It just needs a load on it, plug the black into a...

It just needs a load on it, plug the black into a plc output and it will switch it on and off.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By janner_10
+1 to this, if P is always present just ignore it...

+1 to this, if P is always present just ignore it and use the numbers. Much easier, use the HMI to insert the P
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 26th, 2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,179
Posted By janner_10
What a confusing mess. The norm is 2x NC or...

What a confusing mess.

The norm is 2x NC or 1x NO & 1x NC (as a pair) to the safety relay to do the job of monitoring the safety circuit and optionally an additional contact of NO to the plc if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 25th, 2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,939
Posted By janner_10
Read Module EntryStatus bit 14, that will tell...

Read Module EntryStatus bit 14, that will tell you if it's connected or not.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 24th, 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By janner_10
You size the MCB / Overload / Fuse (whatever you...

You size the MCB / Overload / Fuse (whatever you call it locally) to the VFD as per the manual, the VFD protects the motor.

You size the motor to the VFD, the MCB to the VFD. The MCB doesn't care...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 24th, 2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By janner_10
I solidly agree with 1, 2 & 3. 4 & 5 don't come...

I solidly agree with 1, 2 & 3. 4 & 5 don't come into it for us.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By janner_10
No disrespect intended. If you need to ask,...

No disrespect intended.

If you need to ask, you are already outside of your comfort zone.

But as the gentleman above me states, the whole process of calculating what SIL level you need, starts...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By janner_10
KISS. If you have a spares controller, the...

KISS. If you have a spares controller, the project will tell you the version of the controller, download the firmware when you need, squirt to the plc, then the project. Good to go.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By janner_10
This is how we set ours up too, Kepware has 1...

This is how we set ours up too, Kepware has 1 client, the HMI Server. The HMI clients just talk to the HMI Server. Keeps it simple.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By janner_10
Mechanical Guy = Hairy *** Fitter Electrical...

Mechanical Guy = Hairy *** Fitter

Electrical Engineer is the Engineer, Electrician is a sparky here.

There is a big difference between an Electrical Engineer and Electrician over here.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By janner_10
You can right-click the display and change the...

You can right-click the display and change the refresh rate in the properties.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By janner_10
Piece on the Knowledge Base: Everyone can...

Piece on the Knowledge Base:

Everyone can view.

https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/587522

Change to suit your requirements.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By janner_10
It's pointless, creates extra work for no gain...

It's pointless, creates extra work for no gain and makes the system a nightmare to troubleshoot if things go wrong.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By janner_10
This sounds more complicated to do than just...

This sounds more complicated to do than just teaching them how to do it, unless I seriously overestimate your engineers!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By janner_10
Over here, yes. It is classed as a live conductor...

Over here, yes. It is classed as a live conductor and should be treated so.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,177
Posted By janner_10
If you were paid to build a panel over here and...

If you were paid to build a panel over here and sent it with no ferrules, it would be thrown back in your face and you would get told to do it properly.

I guess different continents, different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By janner_10
This is the sort of garbage I would expect from a...

This is the sort of garbage I would expect from a bean counter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 29th, 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,558
Posted By janner_10
Many years ago, this was the last resort to...

Many years ago, this was the last resort to finding a breaker! There we no fancy gadgets, you just cut, mind you, this was on T&E, sod doing on SWA!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By janner_10
On a few trips to the states, I've thought this,...

On a few trips to the states, I've thought this, but there seems to be a big obsession with arc'ing for some reason.

Obviously both done wrong is quite bad, but not something I've ever understood....
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