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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Rube
We have several of these that we run on PowerFlex...

We have several of these that we run on PowerFlex 4 drives. I'm working on another pair that will run off of 525s today.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Rube
Thanks Paul...come to find out I had sized the...

Thanks Paul...come to find out I had sized the primitive too small for the longest text that would be displayed. I widened the primitive and that fixed the issue.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Rube
Red Lion Primitive "bleed"

I'm sure I'm not the only one who's had this issue...

I have a Red Lion DSP with a multistate primitive and for ease of description, let's say I've set it up for only two states--"Idle" and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,638
Posted By Rube
Welllllllllll...now wait a minute... Down...

Welllllllllll...now wait a minute...

Down here there's some on the inside too.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Rube
+1 And don't forget your torque...

+1

And don't forget your torque requirement labels...sometimes I think that's ALL they look for. My last inspector, for a panel we built here and shipped to our facility in PA, looked in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Rube
It seldom happens since we build our own systems...

It seldom happens since we build our own systems but when I've made changes to panels built by others I follow their method but add an asterisk(*) at each end of the line/label to denote that it's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,935
Posted By Rube
We use the 480 volt power supplies almost...

We use the 480 volt power supplies almost exclusively nowadays. With all of our PLC/HMI equipment on a separate-from-anything-else network, I can connect to all that I need to on my laptop or PC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Rube
Boy that's the truth...

Boy that's the truth...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By Rube
We use the AB 1799- cards on some of our...

We use the AB 1799- cards on some of our systems...they aren't THAT expensive.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,374
Posted By Rube
Funny how time and experience works...I never use...

Funny how time and experience works...I never use 120VAC anymore...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By Rube
That'll get you every time....

That'll get you every time....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 490,364
Posted By Rube
Thank you Archie!...I'll download it and see if...

Thank you Archie!...I'll download it and see if it fills my needs.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 490,364
Posted By Rube
Very cool of you to do this Archie! I appreciate...

Very cool of you to do this Archie! I appreciate it, and eagerly await this functionality. I'll post screens when I get a mature application.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 490,364
Posted By Rube
Data comes into the HMI through a TCP port. I...

Data comes into the HMI through a TCP port. I only convert the data from serial so i can view it from several different places via Ethernet. I don't wan't to get the data serially only.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 490,364
Posted By Rube
My converters take serial data from the scanners,...

My converters take serial data from the scanners, convert it to ethernet and I can get that data from the network my current HMI is on.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 490,364
Posted By Rube
I'm late too the party but...

I just started work on a project that may replace a running system. I need to communicate with several non PLC devices, like serial to ethernet converters.

Is there a way to get raw data from an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By Rube
I have actually done this, recently, with a SEW...

I have actually done this, recently, with a SEW motor that had their on-board drive system. This SEW was the only SEW in the system and all of the other motors were to be driven by 525s.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Rube
Wink Any time...

Any time...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Rube
Do you have the -DC24 jumpered to COM0?

Do you have the -DC24 jumpered to COM0?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 16th, 2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,625
Posted By Rube
Attached are some screens from a RL G315 and a RL...

Attached are some screens from a RL G315 and a RL Graphite for Jsu0234m's viewing pleasure. Some of these screens are for operator input, some are for monitoring only.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rube
What CF cards are you using for the Graphite...

What CF cards are you using for the Graphite units?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By Rube
EVERYTHING on this site is worth at least what...

EVERYTHING on this site is worth at least what you paid for it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,625
Posted By Rube
Publication UM004M-EN-E has some good data for...

Publication UM004M-EN-E has some good data for you but google some images as well. Others have framed some good screens and you can get some ideas on what look to shot for. Then, you'll have to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,625
Posted By Rube
Use an integer in the PLC to match your needs. ...

Use an integer in the PLC to match your needs. Move a 0 into the integer for "off", a 1 for "starting", and a 2 for "running". Then set the multistage to mimic this on the HMI.
Edit. Oops, my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,625
Posted By Rube
Some of our screens

Here's an example of some of our SCADA screens showing some of the things previously discussed:

1. Time and date for operators convenience
2. Color denotes line(s) status
3. Navigation is at...
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