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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By cardosocea
Don't you just drag and drop the tags from the...

Don't you just drag and drop the tags from the PLC into the HMI?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By cardosocea
Would Beckhoff have something as well? I'm...

Would Beckhoff have something as well?

I'm interested in this as I've worked with a distributed system where each "PLC" contained its SCADA/HMI in web format and it was amazing. I reckon if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 12th, 2021, 02:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By cardosocea
Something like this: ...

Something like this:

https://blhnobel.com/pca/detail/5eccaf179066dc07d73965fd

Mettler Toledo makes weight filling controllers too. See here:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By cardosocea
Honestly, get yourself a dedicated weight...

Honestly, get yourself a dedicated weight controller and interface the PLC with it rather than attempting this on a PLC. Nowadays weight controllers have some "learning abilities" and can tweak...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By cardosocea
Not cheap or even free, but I used ServiceLab...

Not cheap or even free, but I used ServiceLab extensively with Siemens PLCs (they have more drivers). It was definitely worth the money.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By cardosocea
So, if I understand you correctly the temperature...

So, if I understand you correctly the temperature controller can control 3 or 4 heaters in one go, but only one CT input.

Without running all 4 wires leading to the heater through a CT, I don't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By cardosocea
Reading into the examples of proof they're...

Reading into the examples of proof they're looking for, have you worked in Water or Sewage? Energy reduction projects or additions you've made to reduce energy use?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By cardosocea
Have you looked at Emerson, Vega, Endress+Hauser...

Have you looked at Emerson, Vega, Endress+Hauser and maybe PR Electronics to see what they offer for this? There will be more vendors with instruments for this, but any of these will make stuff that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By cardosocea
I was reading this and hoping the transmitters...

I was reading this and hoping the transmitters aren't F1700... but it seems you're aware of it. It's a bit of a kick in the teeth having a sensor that measures a lot of variables and being limited on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By cardosocea
I would add eBay to the list to look into as...

I would add eBay to the list to look into as well. Plenty of times there's second hand equipment being sold there that is still usable or usually adding Arduino to the search term may give you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By cardosocea
Siemens has a software that converts the code...

Siemens has a software that converts the code from Rockwell to TIA Portal. It is absolutely awful and ten times worse than something written new, but should do the exact same thing as the SLC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By cardosocea
You can program digital inputs to do a variety of...

You can program digital inputs to do a variety of things... however you only have three of these in the basic version. You can get a card that has more inputs though.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By cardosocea
Your second.DN flag is the equivalent of...

Your second.DN flag is the equivalent of Shroedinger's cat in your mind, but it's not in the PLC logic and how it works.

You should review how the PLC executes the logic, how global scoped...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By cardosocea
I have a similar issue displaying values in iFix...

I have a similar issue displaying values in iFix and usually forcing the type on the address works.
The solution is something like Test.PLC5.N32:24@Float, looking at the link below, it seems like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By cardosocea
Siemens will do this conversion for you (I seem...

Siemens will do this conversion for you (I seem to remember they also gave me the software to do it from a PLC5). However the end result was atrocious and I ended up regretting not starting it from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By cardosocea
Is this correct? If 1 pulse equals 1L/min rather...

Is this correct? If 1 pulse equals 1L/min rather than 1L you should start off from replacing the flowmeter/transmitter as it will be impossible to have any kind of precision on your measurement to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By cardosocea
Doesn't the CCW software allow the configuration...

Doesn't the CCW software allow the configuration of drives? I haven't used it on the 753, but it works a treat on the 525. The manual for the 753 implies that it's possible to use the CCW software to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By cardosocea
Would it be possible to use IGS instead? Last I...

Would it be possible to use IGS instead? Last I used iFix they were throwing all protocols in IGS unlike previous times when you'd license protocol.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 21st, 2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By cardosocea
You need a one shot in the rung looking at the...

You need a one shot in the rung looking at the hours minutes and seconds. The processor cycle is likely something along the lines of 20 to 30 ms (or much less) and that rung remains true for one full...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 21st, 2021, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By cardosocea
It's likely possible, it's a formula after all,...

It's likely possible, it's a formula after all, but it's an intensive computation and the sampling needs to be timed (which on a platform like Rockwell can be tricky).

My biggest concern however...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By cardosocea
Without a P&ID of how these elements are...

Without a P&ID of how these elements are connected together as well as sizes, it's hard to say why the weighed sum is used. I got a feeling that the tanks are connected or the dosing doesn't have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By cardosocea
Had another look and it really seems like...

Had another look and it really seems like duplicating folder isn't something FTView likes.

Folders created manually work and display on both ends.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By cardosocea
I assumed this was the case and have clicked on...

I assumed this was the case and have clicked on the refresh all folders button, left FTView Studio and started it up again and even right clicked on the folder and pressed refresh.

I had another...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By cardosocea
FTView SE missing tags from tag selection box

Hello,

I've spent this afternoon scratching my head trying to understand what is going on with my FTView installation.

Essentially, I have a global object used in several screens that I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By cardosocea
RTC_Read to determine when 6:00AM every day has...

RTC_Read to determine when 6:00AM every day has passed and an FFL instruction to load a new value into a 7 position buffer?
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