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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,610
Posted By AustralIan
Apprentice?

Apprentice?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By AustralIan
1) 80FPM = 1 pulse per 0.75seconds. 2) some...

1) 80FPM = 1 pulse per 0.75seconds.

2) some pseudo code...

ONS(Encoder)

/* stuff entering */
If ProductSensor = 0
Count = Count + 1
Else
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By AustralIan
What do current PLCs do? Have you seen...

What do current PLCs do?

Have you seen https://www.etherlab.org/en/what.php


Should this be expanded to open source PLC runtime/runtime os?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By AustralIan
Do any OEMs make their own?

Do any OEMs make their own?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By AustralIan
In system settings on the time and date tab you...

In system settings on the time and date tab you can point it to an NTP server. Bit of a faff because it doesn't let you input a city name, but rather you have to tell it your GMT offset, and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By AustralIan
You would need some sort of organization to...

You would need some sort of organization to manage these international standards.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 6th, 2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By AustralIan
Beckhoff bits: BK9055 KL3356 KL9510 ...

Beckhoff bits:
BK9055
KL3356
KL9510
KL9010
below 500, 0.01% accuracy
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By AustralIan
The micro850 is too small. IanfromOz:...

The micro850 is too small.

IanfromOz: probably no more than 100 - 120 I/O, 60/40% discrete/analog

2080-sg001: "These controllers can support up to four expansion I/O"

So...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By AustralIan
Nord has some -25C outdoor inverters.

Nord has some -25C outdoor inverters.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By AustralIan
In unity you can create watch windows to see the...

In unity you can create watch windows to see the status of a tag. If you did this in logix5k, it would have no effect on the downloaded copy, but in unity it counts as a change. I have seen people do...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By AustralIan
My initial thoughts are that using Excel as a UI...

My initial thoughts are that using Excel as a UI is not the way things are done. Probably for the reasons you mentioned. Use SCADA, or even a HMI.

Your VBA experience tells me you will be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By AustralIan
I agree, if possible to change out the motor for...

I agree, if possible to change out the motor for a three phase, do so and use a VFD.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By AustralIan
I have seen a few 1phase in 1 phase out inverters...

I have seen a few 1phase in 1 phase out inverters on the market but never had a need for them. See Eaton DC1 for example. I suspect there may be some 1 phase motors that it won't work with, so read...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 4th, 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By AustralIan
You could see if this from Prosoft will do what...

You could see if this from Prosoft will do what you want it to do:
https://www.prosoft-technology.com/Products/Gateways/EtherNet-IP/EtherNet-IP-to-Allen-Bradley-Remote-I-O-or-DH-Gateway
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 4th, 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,107
Posted By AustralIan
Are you saying that you want 'NO contact' with...

Are you saying that you want 'NO contact' with this thread any more?
I know a guy who can sell you a numerically controlled lathe. I consider him a NC contact.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By AustralIan
https://www.dsl-ltd.co.uk/product/archmi-8xxh

https://www.dsl-ltd.co.uk/product/archmi-8xxh
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By AustralIan
We use Trust for this application in our office.

We use Trust for this application in our office.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By AustralIan
Panelview Plus's uses windows CE, and is just as...

Panelview Plus's uses windows CE, and is just as vulnerable as a panel PC if you don't install all the latest patches on it.

Same with most other HMIs - they will be running a linux kernel or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By AustralIan
C6015 from beckhoff is a pretty package, and they...

C6015 from beckhoff is a pretty package, and they know their stuff when it coms to industrial windows PCs.

Their only standard option though is a 60GB SDD upgrade, not sure if you can ask them to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By AustralIan
There exists HMI software which performs the same...

There exists HMI software which performs the same task as a panel mount touchscreen HMI but is installed on a windows PC.

For what you are looking to do, you could use a SCADA package. This is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By AustralIan
One of my career goals is to make a plc hardware...

One of my career goals is to make a plc hardware and software so stable that no-one in the industry is comfortable making these sorts of statements.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By AustralIan
measure it? ask the supplier?

measure it? ask the supplier?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By AustralIan
Adding formula 1 (eliptical part) to formula 2...

Adding formula 1 (eliptical part) to formula 2 (cylindrical part) will give you the volume you require.
https://arachnoid.com/TankCalc/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By AustralIan
Brilliant, just send them a list of which ones...

Brilliant, just send them a list of which ones you want to communicate to which, using which protocols and ask them to coordinate with yourself when they put the firewall rules in place.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By AustralIan
I seem to recall something about some of the...

I seem to recall something about some of the Micrologix not having a COP instruction and you had to use a similarly named instruction such as CPW or CPS...
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