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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By Aabeck
How about making a fixture for an arbor press...

How about making a fixture for an arbor press that holds the clear plastic with the black tube pointed up, securely holding the bottom of the clear part.

Then make a head for the arbor press that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By Aabeck
I just checked the Michigan state website: ...

I just checked the Michigan state website:

Ski lifts are licensed under a ski lift/tow rope license, by the state Licensing Bureau completely separate from any elevator/escalator licensing and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By Aabeck
Another aspect I just thought of - since the...

Another aspect I just thought of - since the rides are not designed for employee use the manufacturing of them falls into a void.

Unless a buyer demands - the controls and components don't need to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By Aabeck
Most machine safety starts with OSHA. OSHA...

Most machine safety starts with OSHA.

OSHA only deals with employee safety on the job.

Since amusement rides are not ridden by employees OSHA has no authority over them - it usually falls to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By Aabeck
Maybe once the momentum was built up, and if the...

Maybe once the momentum was built up, and if the motor was driving it reverse it might have overpowered and destroyed the emergency brake, then all the weight kept it going.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Aabeck
When I fly I usually only take the one that I...

When I fly I usually only take the one that I will be using.

Under certain circumstances I may pack a second if I plan on being online with a PLC and a HMI at the same time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By Aabeck
This was a "Destructive Test" I think the...

This was a "Destructive Test"

I think the lift was scheduled to be demolished.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Aabeck
Almost every programmer I know carries multiple...

Almost every programmer I know carries multiple laptops.

I have 4 with me at all times.

The record I know of is the local Siemens programmer I deal with regularly - he carries 7 laptops with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Aabeck
Do you mean when the switch is on you want to add...

Do you mean when the switch is on you want to add more weight and have it scaled over the entire range, or just the reading above when the switch was turned on?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Aabeck
What I would do is when the switch is turned on...

What I would do is when the switch is turned on do a OneShot and write the value to an integer, and as long as the switch is on subtract the recorded integer from the process value. When the switch...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By Aabeck
RSLogix will see the activation file on a Windows...

RSLogix will see the activation file on a Windows 10 hard drive - if it is put there.

What I have done is remove the Win10 hard drive and connect it as an external drive to a XP or Win7 computer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Aabeck
I have found, even from big manufacturers of...

I have found, even from big manufacturers of stamping presses, that what is used when building a machine first consumes anything left on the shelves from previous & halted builds.

If a machine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Aabeck
Danw, I agree with both your comments. I am...

Danw,

I agree with both your comments. I am looking for a system where the PC reads the values directly from the meter over a network, not pulses or analog flow rates.

Since all the other...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Aabeck
Danw, 1. Yes, 3 totalizers 2. It will...

Danw,

1. Yes, 3 totalizers

2. It will be 2 totals - the 2 discharge pumps will be combined (2" pump & 1-1/4" pump)

3. Quarterly is what was requested - the first week of Jan, Apr, Jul & Oct....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Aabeck
THE IFM looks promising - that didn't show when I...

THE IFM looks promising - that didn't show when I searched Google.

The Omega line won't work - I already went through their site and did an online chat with their tech supp - he finally admitted...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Aabeck
harryting, They are looking for a system...

harryting,

They are looking for a system that is networked and will log the daily totals, with an average and peak value also. Plus, I already talked to the local GF/Signet distributor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Aabeck
CaspianSage, I have been in contact with the...

CaspianSage,

I have been in contact with the county auditor (this comes from Wayne County, not City of Detroit Water Dep't) but so far he only knows what he wants - I have even asked for names of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Aabeck
Waste Water Gallons Per Day Logging

I have a customer that needs to start logging their waster water system at the demand of the county.

They need to report quarterly the daily gallons discharged into the sewer system (2 totalizers...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Aabeck
Just Zip the file and upload it. As long as it's...

Just Zip the file and upload it. As long as it's not password protected.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Aabeck
All you have to do is make a list of the details...

All you have to do is make a list of the details you want covered and make a form in Excel, Word or Adobe Acrobat.

As you use it I am sure you will want one more item added to it for the next...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By Aabeck
Rupej, The exact PLC has not been spec'd yet...

Rupej,

The exact PLC has not been spec'd yet - it probably will be a CompactLogix - just being old and set in my ways the entire family is ControlLogix to me.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By Aabeck
diat, each tank is going to have the...

diat,

each tank is going to have the voltages and current monitored from 2 rectifier power supplies, calculating the watt/hours applied to the product for precise replenishment of the chemical,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By Aabeck
I have found they stop being identical after the...

I have found they stop being identical after the first one.

Even when working at a machine builder that was making the same models for years everyone was different mechanically and in the controls...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By Aabeck
Allen, I built a pair of 'sister' machines...

Allen,

I built a pair of 'sister' machines years ago for an automotive supplier - they were plates on a conveyor that indexed 2" then 3 torque drivers placed screws in to a certain "screw flange...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By Aabeck
The Rockwell way is to use a 1761-NET-ENI that...

The Rockwell way is to use a 1761-NET-ENI that connects the 5/03 serial port to the network. You can find them on Ebay for S250 - $400, but make sure they have an Ethernet port, as some listings for...
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