Any truth to the rumors the MicroLogix 1400 is being phased out?
By Bob Peterson on 30 July, 2018 - 5:24 pm
I have not heard that. The 1100 and 1400 platform are basically the only SLC type PLCs AB is still...
Sepam output 4-20 mA with PLC
Reading Sepam S42 4-20 mA with PLC
Communication Beckhoff Trouble
When creating interlock, is true or false when device can work or move?
By W.L. Mostia on 10 August, 2018 - 12:39 pm
For safety interlocks, the interlock should be True or a "1" if allowed to advance or to...
DCS Systems for Balance of Plant
Looking for DCS solutions for balance of plant
DS200LDCCH1A AND DS200DCFBG1B Failing Continuously
EX2000 LDCC AND DCFB failing continuously
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By Peter Green on 6 August, 2018 - 6:23 pm
Thank you oneye14 for this recommendation, but please be aware the caution our Moderator posted on...
Ge 9fa Unit During Running Got Tripped Due To Mark Vi Chanel R And T Failure
Ge 9fa Unit During Running Got Tripped Due To Mark Vi Chanel R And T Failure (2 out of 3)
Ladder Logic Help with Bit Shift Left
Having problems doing both a Bit Shift Left operation on an array, and editing the contents of the array.
By Ken Emmons Jr. on 1 August, 2018 - 9:12 am
I find sequencing with Ladder to be the most straight forward approach for most things. Ken...
By Ken Emmons Jr. on 31 July, 2018 - 3:41 pm
There are many other ways to do this but here is one. Graphically: Button ...
By d on 30 July, 2018 - 9:19 am
A perfect example of how properly integrated controls and manufacturing equipment can work! ...
By d on 29 July, 2018 - 12:41 pm
That is not something a human operator can reliably do for any extended period of time. You...
Automation Direct DL205 Thermocouple Error
Having issues with thermocouple signals connected to a DL205 PLC. All three are reading several hundred degrees high.
By Charlie on 26 July, 2018 - 1:29 pm
>- Actual temperature reading was taken with the TC >disconnected from PLC and connected to...
By Steve Myres on 19 July, 2018 - 8:40 pm
How does that module do CJC? 0x series modules have a thermistor permanently installed on the...
By d on 19 July, 2018 - 6:06 am
>Is the input really configured for a Type K? Good call, looking through the t/c tables the...
By W.L. Mostia on 18 July, 2018 - 6:25 pm
Have you checked to see what the thermocouple are actually reading? Most multifunction process...
By Steve Myres on 18 July, 2018 - 10:50 am
Might be a data encoding issue. Many 205 modules will send the data in either BCD or binary, and I...
Siemens Simatic S7 (PCS7)
Posted by Chris Guinan on 23 July, 2018 - 6:01 pm
Does Siemens' PCS7 support Structured text similar to Allen-Bradley?
Converting FANUC to RSLOGIX
Does anyone know of any software that will convert GE Fanuc LM90 programming to RSLOGIX programming?
By Alonso Serrano on 21 July, 2018 - 8:27 pm
Hi, Jeremy, Do you still have that "tool" to convert GEFanuc to RSLogix ? How about...
Texas Instruments TI140 Error
PLC texas Instruments Error 52E
By Bob Peterson on 20 July, 2018 - 9:56 pm
If I remember correctly these products are still supported at least in some part by automation...
Reset Ibb Error in ABB Ref 542plus
The LED 'Ibb error' in HMI of ABB Ref 542plus stay red when i reset the modbus communication board.
How Does The Output Of The Pid Controller Remain Non-Zero?
How does the output of the PID controller remain non-zero after the error becomes zero?
By d on 17 July, 2018 - 4:30 am
Error is based in the difference of a measured variable and a desired setpoint. The controller...
By Mustafiz on 16 July, 2018 - 6:32 pm
In PID control, the integrator is the reason holding the last accumulated value. integrator is to...
The generator owners have decided to upgrade our control systems and also go from one to two systems. Suggestions for a total plant solution?
Info for remote connection to PLC
By Jeremy Pollard on 13 July, 2018 - 7:34 pm
If you have a work station in the plant already I would suggest evaluating MobiKEY from Route1 .......
Interfacing B&R PLC with CP476 Central Processor
Posted by Nivin Clinton on 13 July, 2018 - 9:51 am
How to communicate between B&R PLC and B&R CP476 Central Processor
ABB AC450 PROFIBUS Interface to DIRIS Meters
ABB AC450 PROFIBUS interface to Socomec DIRIS Meters
Loading an Existing Program onto PLC Melsec F2 40MR
What interface/software I need to load existing program (kept on my pc) onto an old PLC Melsec F2 40MR?
All LED Flashing Simatic S7 400H CPU
All LEDs of both CPU of siemens S7 400H PLC started flashing while activating winCC of operator station.
Adding an Output Card to S7 300 PLC
Posted by I&C Engineer Ahmed K. Yaseen on 9 July, 2018 - 3:17 am
Looking for advice on adding and programing an output card