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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 156
Posted By GaryS
It looks to me like that the drive is overloaded ...

It looks to me like that the drive is overloaded
Extend both the Accel and Decel time will help
there may be a parameter in the drive to limit the motor current during the acceleration time....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By GaryS
I have done many systems similar to that. use a...

I have done many systems similar to that. use a laser measurement system and have a preset for each peace of equipment. Use a button selector panel the operator selects where they want to load and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 156
Posted By GaryS
I did some work up there a while back and t is my...

I did some work up there a while back and t is my understanding that the standard line voltage is 600 v not the 480 v we use down here. you stated the motor in a 480 v while you can use a 480 v motor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By GaryS
I believe the PLC5 scale the analog inputs in the...

I believe the PLC5 scale the analog inputs in the module read the scaled input value in the block transfer read data table.
you have to find the block transfer write to the module
you will need to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,455
Posted By GaryS
First the 5 amp load on the 2 power legs doesn't...

First the 5 amp load on the 2 power legs doesn't really tell us much we would need to know what the name plate FLA for that pump is 5 amps at 240V would be about 1,200 W about 1.5 hp. No current on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By GaryS
use a 150V MOV trying to figure out the RC...

use a 150V MOV trying to figure out the RC snubber on an aftermarket it a guessing game at best. You need to experiment with different one to see what works.
for DC use a diode on the coil
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By GaryS
Here’s a thought I don’t know if this will...

Here’s a thought
I don’t know if this will work but it would interesting to try it and see.
Most HMI systems today are running on Windows operating system.
You may be able to setup the HMI to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By GaryS
It's called a VPN vestural private network and...

It's called a VPN vestural private network
and if you want to take to the next level the can get an encrypted VPN

The IT guys don't want to use them because they have to do a little work to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By GaryS
It is not off until the disconnect is open and...

It is not off until the disconnect is open and verified open and the power in the panel is verified off.

You have no idea how many panels I have run into that one leg of the disconnect dose not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By GaryS
Fist I believe you strange things happen Try...

Fist I believe you strange things happen
Try this open the primary side of the 208 V transformer bank.
Close the 480 V transformer bank
Measure and record the 480V transformers output, phase to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By GaryS
That part number comes back to 120VAC 3/4...

That part number comes back to 120VAC 3/4 solenoid valve
there is just no way to connect it to an analog output module
They are normally designed to provide 12 VDC max opened you may see 24 v no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By GaryS
Some phase converters don't really generate the...

Some phase converters don't really generate the full 3rd leg. They just develop a voltage on the 3rd leg but no real power. So the motor is actually running single phased. I have seen other motors...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,556
Posted By GaryS
Din rail and wire duct are not considered...

Din rail and wire duct are not considered components in the context of a panel.
you only need to use a taped screw if you are using it a grounding(Bonding) means for the din rail. if you do that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,315
Posted By GaryS
480 v split phase dos not exist 230v split phase...

480 v split phase dos not exist 230v split phase is just single phase 220-110 v
taped winding look it you will find many examples
I don't know why anybody calls it split phase it just adds to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By GaryS
Slow down the travel speed to see if the problem...

Slow down the travel speed to see if the problem goes away
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,315
Posted By GaryS
400 v 50Hz or 480 V 60Hz is all the same 8 volts...

400 v 50Hz or 480 V 60Hz is all the same 8 volts per hertz
The base speed of a 4 pole 50hz motor is 1500 rpm
The base speed of a 4 pole 60hz motor is 1800 rpm
If you run the 50hz motor at 60hz...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By GaryS
An observation I down loaded the manual for...

An observation
I down loaded the manual for tat power supply
These are adjustable power supplies 18VDC to 29.5 VDC
The asy on the last page they can be hooked up as parallel supply or as a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By GaryS
A few things You will need RSNetworks for...

A few things
You will need RSNetworks for devicenet to set them up
Devicenet has a limit to the number of nodes per network I think it's 64 you should check on that before you start, you may have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,556
Posted By GaryS
Self drilling Here what I have been using them...

Self drilling
Here what I have been using them for years. The work very well go in fast nice large head to prevent pullout low profile so they don't use much space.
I use these on din rail and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By GaryS
Check these out I have used them in the past work...

Check these out I have used them in the past work very well
a simple serial string from the PLC to the display.

https://www.vorne.com/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By GaryS
I think what you are looking for is the Quick Key...

I think what you are looking for is the Quick Key
in Logix Studio Designer with a project open
Menu bar select tools
in pull down menu select options
In the menus select Ladder Editor ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,638
Posted By GaryS
I had a similar one about 5 months ago I have...

I had a similar one about 5 months ago
I have a long time client that has a pair of spring machines with SLC 150 PLC they have both been running without any problems since before is have known them...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By GaryS
It looks to me like rung 5 is a simple one shot...

It looks to me like rung 5 is a simple one shot reset B3:16.3 is the one shot status bit. Bit B3:16.4 is the reset bit it will be true for just 1 scan of the ladder program when I:1.12 goes from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By GaryS
The term drive is a genetic term that covers a...

The term drive is a genetic term that covers a very large area
I like the phrase drive system to cover the range from power source to point of useful machinal work. includes if applicable but not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By GaryS
Just a few thoughts to through out there If I...

Just a few thoughts to through out there
If I understand it the term “Cube” to mean a pallet of bricks aprox 40” on each side containing many bricks. Each pallet would weight over 2,000 lb the...
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