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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By kvogel
Looks like Rson beat me while I was typing my...

Looks like Rson beat me while I was typing my reply...



I would say no to both resetting the safety relay using the start switch or auto-starting when the safety system is reset.


I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By kvogel
Brady BMP (Don't remember which one) but I think...

Brady BMP (Don't remember which one) but I think most of them will do many different label medias including heat-shrink. The heat-shrink tubes are "ironed" flat on the label carrier and I find it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By kvogel
I believe the FC3A uses OpenNet which is an...

I believe the FC3A uses OpenNet which is an option in the WinLDR I'm currently in v8.8.0 part of Automation Organizer V2. I think I'm a bit behind as I haven't had WinLDR open in a year but it should...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By kvogel
Can't comment on your particular model or plc...

Can't comment on your particular model or plc combination but I have had nothing but good luck with Weintek, including some applications that used ~20 macros and~200 addresses transferred via modbus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 14th, 2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By kvogel
You only need to compare the rest to the slowest...

You only need to compare the rest to the slowest cylinder. Identify the cylinder with the least distance traveled then compare all the remaining cylinders to that value. If any are beyond the 20mm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,789
Posted By kvogel
We do it with a plasma cutter. Made an aluminum...

We do it with a plasma cutter. Made an aluminum jig for our most common sizes that is oversized to accommodate the bushing on the cutter. Welder just whips them out. Shop used to do them with the jig...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By kvogel
Maybe, Look in the manual under synchronous...

Maybe,

Look in the manual under synchronous servomotors

Cheers
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By kvogel
Cognex also has a web server which allows viewing...

Cognex also has a web server which allows viewing of images using an html interface, available with some HMI;s I'm not sure about Factory Talk, your Cognex rep should be able to find a list of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,924
Posted By kvogel
The nautical term would be "draft"

The nautical term would be "draft"
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,383
Posted By kvogel
Changed from screw terminals to spring terminals,...

Changed from screw terminals to spring terminals, will never go back.

To many failures with screw terminals, either loose connections or spread, broken terminal housings due to overtightening.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,267
Posted By kvogel
For me (and I'm sure many will agree) graphical...

For me (and I'm sure many will agree) graphical languages are much easier to follow than textual ones. I write in both and the choice is made by what is the strength and weakness of a language for a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By kvogel
You would need a controller (PLC or Web...

You would need a controller (PLC or Web controller) to process the signal from the dancer and send an analog speed signal to the drive.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By kvogel
You don't say why you think the current drive is...

You don't say why you think the current drive is not capable.

You do mention that it struggles keeping tension as the spool is used or tension is low. What is the symptom or problem? Drive not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By kvogel
We have 30 small de-spoolers unwinding wire from...

We have 30 small de-spoolers unwinding wire from (36" dia) spools, I am now in the process of converting from the control scheme that you are currently using to one that's based on a PID loop.

The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 12th, 2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,395
Posted By kvogel
Hilti, Tools designed to be used. 22v battery and...

Hilti, Tools designed to be used. 22v battery and nice sculpted grips (no chunky "transformer" design) + great warrantee.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,820
Posted By kvogel
Monitoring the amount of change at each pot and...

Monitoring the amount of change at each pot and adding or subtracting the change from the setpoint would have worked and not had the limitation of the 10% threshold. ie: Don't use the actual position...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By kvogel
I think the problem is with the DWORD_TO...

I think the problem is with the DWORD_TO conversion as the data type for a pointer is technically a dword but isn't explicitly defined as one. Try the TO conversion for instances where the input data...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,224
Posted By kvogel
Read the manual Expect the unexpected and...

Read the manual

Expect the unexpected and handle errors elegantly

Use timers wisely



Cheers
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By kvogel
Unused pins

I admit this is an OCD question but it I'm curious. Should the unused locations in a connector be filled with unwired pins or left unfilled. Particularly, I'm building a encoder cable which uses a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,408
Posted By kvogel
Be careful when converting! Real to dint...

Be careful when converting! Real to dint 1234.56 becomes 1235. The multiplication need to come first real_to_dint(1234.56 * 100) then divide into a real on the other end
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,408
Posted By kvogel
Let's backup a bit, You say you need to...

Let's backup a bit,

You say you need to convert a IEEE754 real to 2 integers and need to write a Real via Modbus is the reason for all this.

A real is a number that is two words long (32 bits)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,408
Posted By kvogel
Brute force might be needed if there truly isn't...

Brute force might be needed if there truly isn't a function to separate a 2 word variable into it's component words. A real is already 2 words. You will need to use the appropriate means for your PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,408
Posted By kvogel
If you're using the real on both ends (receiving...

If you're using the real on both ends (receiving and transmitting) just send the real as two words. A real is just a double word, send the low word and high word of the real in sequential Modbus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By kvogel
Speed is the same as velocity and it looks like...

Speed is the same as velocity and it looks like you have this from the drive. You would need to calculate the speed/velocity from the laser. Speed is the distance traveled for a unit of time....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By kvogel
5618, Having a coating done may be my only...

5618,

Having a coating done may be my only available option, thanks for the idea. I'm afraid that these rolled steel shell motors are so open that I'll still have issues with corrosion but it...
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