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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By 5618
Thereís a variety of converters available. I...

Thereís a variety of converters available. I recently used a few Allen Bradley 931S-C1A2D-OP. I chose them because theyíre loop powered and no calibration pots, just use switches to select input...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By 5618
We have mostly Fisher but there’s a few Jordan in...

We have mostly Fisher but there’s a few Jordan in use that have been fine.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By 5618
5 hp is within the realm of single phase motors....

5 hp is within the realm of single phase motors. I have doubts about dual speed, but if it’s dedicated for higher speed operation, a single phase motor might be worthwhile.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By 5618
Static certainly can mess with a metal detector....

Static certainly can mess with a metal detector. Also check the framework surrounding the metal detector. All conductive mechanical connections should be securely bonded or securely isolated. Ground...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By 5618
Hope Industrial have been very good for us. ...

Hope Industrial have been very good for us.
https://hopeindustrial.eu/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By 5618
It sounds like I would want to monitor part...

It sounds like I would want to monitor part temperature with a thermocouple or infrared, and trigger measurement at a setpoint. Thereís too many choices for thermocouple to list. Raytek, Omega, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By 5618
How about com0com running on the host OS as a...

How about com0com running on the host OS as a virtual serial connection?
http://com0com.sourceforge.net/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By 5618
It’s not directly training but here’s something...

It’s not directly training but here’s something from a few years ago you might find worthwhile. It’s laminated and hanging in our MCC room. It was originally done in Word. This is from Pages on an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,801
Posted By 5618
Iíll opine. The first time I used CCW was for...

Iíll opine. The first time I used CCW was for PowerFlex drives around version 6 or 7, after DriveExplorer was dropped. It was a huge all encompassing time and space waster for the small function I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By 5618
Based off the corresponding info below the...

Based off the corresponding info below the warnings, I expect your WW application has a tags looking for an address (DB99,X0) that doesn’t exist in the PLC defined as “linkyoghurt”.

I have seen a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By 5618
If you can’t separate the windings from the...

If you can’t separate the windings from the shell, cure temperature might be too high for this. You could take apart the motor / gearbox and send the shell to an exhaust shop that does ceramic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,045
Posted By 5618
Using the existing ethernet infrastructure for...

Using the existing ethernet infrastructure for remote IO such as Point is what I have in mind. You could continue to use the 1100s you have. Later replacements could be Micro 810 or whatever you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By 5618
We use Red Lion Controls LMPC sensors, IMI...

We use Red Lion Controls LMPC sensors, IMI meters, and their 60 tooth sensing gear to display some speeds and monitor with 4-20mA to the PLC. This sensor is good to 10 kHz pulse. Response time seems...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,002
Posted By 5618
Keep in mind that the neutral wire can suprise...

Keep in mind that the neutral wire can suprise you sometimes. There could be a connected load downstream and breaking a neutral connection creates one conductor grounded and the other is hot,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By 5618
A little story that might be worthwhile for...

A little story that might be worthwhile for someone:

We have three 90kw Atlas Copco dry screw compressors. Our normal demand is two. Recently after a rare shutdown weekend, the discharge check...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,045
Posted By 5618
A thought that occured to me as I read through...

A thought that occured to me as I read through these:
You could use whatever remote I/O you like at each gate and have that wired to a small PLC at each gate. For example, you could use Point IO...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By 5618
Try right-click on the text and choose substitute...

Try right-click on the text and choose substitute strings. Change ## to ##.# or however many decimal places you want to see.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,558
Posted By 5618
Federal Pacific breakers? If so, they're junk....

Federal Pacific breakers? If so, they're junk. Replace the panel. There's much information online about them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By 5618
I thought starter didn’t do online editing....

I thought starter didn’t do online editing. Looking at the comparison now, it appears I was wrong. Lite (free) doesn’t, but starter ($150) does.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By 5618
I got the developer version for online editing of...

I got the developer version for online editing of compatible processors (1100 and 1400). The 1200 doesnít have that capability. Another reason for choosing developer was the linked comparison below...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 17th, 2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By 5618
If youíre open to other sensors, we like Banner...

If youíre open to other sensors, we like Banner QM42VT2 sensors. They have two axis of vibration and temperature in Modbus data. Theyíre around $200 each. I have read them with ProSoft in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 17th, 2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By 5618
9324-RLM0800ENE RSLogix MicroLogix Developer -...

9324-RLM0800ENE RSLogix MicroLogix Developer - $500
Works for all MicroLogix series: 1000, 1100, 1200, 1400, 1500
Doesnít work for SLC 500 series
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By 5618
I donít like the way I wrote that. Itís too late...

I donít like the way I wrote that. Itís too late to edit. This is better:
Make sure youíre using a parameter file with any #1 and #2 definitions in the initial goto secondary window button. Make...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By 5618
Iím using ME V10. This project is saved as 9.0...

Iím using ME V10. This project is saved as 9.0 for a PV+7. Thereís a couple YouTube videos on parameter passing I watched when I did this. When I created the connections, I browsed to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By 5618
I tried to simplify the example but now I noticed...

I tried to simplify the example but now I noticed you also mentioned description.
The parameter files also have a line “#2=1” through “#2=10”. These are used in descriptions such as
Pump /*LN:2 #2...
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