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MKIV <C> Boot-up Initiates Start
Posted by TheGingerbeer on 24 June, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Sometimes when <C> is rebooted a start signal or diesel start is initiated.
MarkV: L14HR and Racheting Issue
Posted by Esoteric_Stone on 24 June, 2018 - 8:17 am
L14HR still toggling between 1 and 0 after every few hours, and we are not able to stop the ratcheting. When L14HR toggles and timer (T62CD) is reset we are not getting any alarm on HMI.
IBH Valve Operating Mode at Part Load
Posted by fhabbio on 23 June, 2018 - 12:41 pm
How does IBH valve works?
Tranformer Vector Group Selection For 11kV Generator
Posted by ugmzero1 on 23 June, 2018 - 11:13 am
Vector Group Selection For 11kV Generator
HRSG Economiser
Posted by Hameed on 23 June, 2018 - 6:59 am
Can small pump in economiser circuit of a boiler to maintain pressure inside economiser during shutdown conditions?
Honeywell HC900 Application File Download
Posted by basheer1 on 22 June, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Honeywell HC900 "required device type DLL is missing or corrupted"
Posted by reverseconection on 22 June, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Device Net motor run status as a safety shutdown
Connecting a Tatsuno Dispenser Pump Using RS485 Protocol
Posted by TFF on 22 June, 2018 - 5:43 am
Looking for information on how to connect a PC to a Tatsuno dispenser pump
Magnetrol E3
Posted by marco89 on 21 June, 2018 - 10:01 am
any one with previous experience with magnetrol E3? Have an error message of SecFltHi.
Gas Interstate Pressure Control by SRV
Posted by niazbibiyana on 21 June, 2018 - 6:11 am
Confusion with SRV valve working strategy.
Remote Breaker Open Detected Alarm in GE 6B Mark V and Vie
Posted by sms on 20 June, 2018 - 6:56 am
Why L83RBO alarm (Remote Breaker Open Detected) and logic is necessary in GE gas turbines?
Gas Turbine Exhaust Thermocouples
Posted by fazalawan1 on 19 June, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Four or five exhaust thermocouples went faulty in gas turbine having twenty four exhaust thermocouples.
Mark VI - VPRO Board Replacement
Posted by se_lain on 19 June, 2018 - 1:55 pm
One of the three VPRO boards at our site found powered off earlier today. Need to know how I can address this while the turbine is online.
Honeywell Experion PKS Training
Posted by hasseli on 18 June, 2018 - 12:05 am
Looking for remote Honeywell Experion PKS training
Synchronous Generator Inertia Constant Testing
Posted by carlosmelim on 16 June, 2018 - 7:02 pm
Validation of the inertia constant of a synchronous generator
Sealing System
Posted by MESSAOUD on 16 June, 2018 - 4:37 am
Abnormal behaviour in sealing oil system in our BLC 406 centrifugal compressor. Our operation system is MARK VI.
Mark VIeS Virtual Controller Pcode Error
Posted by Isulamu on 16 June, 2018 - 1:05 am
After creating a Mark VIeS virtual controller and downloading the application code, it refuses to run.
Solo Controllers By Automation Direct?
Posted by ShockingEffects on 15 June, 2018 - 9:04 am
Looking for honest reviews of SOLO temperature controllers by Automation Direct.
Communication LED in MODBUS
Posted by Rase on 14 June, 2018 - 7:48 pm
Is Communication LED necessary in MODBUS?
Temperature Controller
Posted by Chela on 14 June, 2018 - 12:03 pm
Adjusting the temperature in a Honeywell UDC1200 and UDC 1000.
Fuel Stroke Reference Doubt
Posted by knm on 14 June, 2018 - 1:29 am
what is meaning of "%" in FSR?
Transformer Liquid Level Gauge
Posted by SMF on 13 June, 2018 - 5:55 pm
25'C meaning of a liquid level gauge on a power transformer.
Signal Names used in Testing/Stroking of SRV, GCV and IGV for Frame VI Turbine using MKVI
Posted by dannys on 13 June, 2018 - 10:08 am
SRV, GCV, and IGV testing was carried out by one of our I and C technical personnel using the following signal names csgv, csrgv, fsgr,fsg,frcrout, fsrout. I need full explanation on all these signal names and theirusage
Flo Boss 107 Satelite communication
Posted by Meterman18 on 12 June, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Avalanche Sat Modem replacement
Single transmitter for two ESD outputs
Posted by Kara01 on 12 June, 2018 - 6:03 am
Single transmitter for ESD on HH and LL
Wago PLC Failure
Posted by vineeth on 10 June, 2018 - 6:25 pm
PLC: WAGO 750-831
Open Loop vs Closed Loop
Posted by Chemsouhd on 10 June, 2018 - 11:58 am
"Firing FSR and Warm-up FSR are OPEN LOOP"
Contactor Info
Posted by gls0850 on 10 June, 2018 - 10:57 am
AB IEC Contactor Info
Studio 5000 Download
Posted by McCaber on 10 June, 2018 - 8:07 am
Trouble downloading previous versions.
Modbus Slave ID Setup
Posted by jfuentes on 9 June, 2018 - 11:21 pm
Trying to setup multiple slave devices.
GE Frame 9e 48CR_ALM Alarm
Posted by SECOND12345 on 7 June, 2018 - 10:46 am
Can any one give advice about L48CR_Alm?
Protecting Thermal Valves in an Extinguishing System
Posted by ztoufik on 7 June, 2018 - 6:21 am
Thermal protection for valves in an extinguishing system
Obtaining Data from L&T Trivector Meter ER300P Through Modbus
Posted by peliko on 7 June, 2018 - 1:31 am
How to get data from L&T Trivector Meter ER300P through modbus using modpoll?
Which able to use for RS-485 connection?
Posted by jfuentes on 6 June, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Trying to choose the right cable for RS-485 connection.
Ingersoll Rand Inlet Valve Problems
Posted by mike on 6 June, 2018 - 9:34 am
Getting a "inlet valve rotated" error code on a 1990 SSr-Ep-75
GE Document NOM02057
Posted by mccubb1960 on 6 June, 2018 - 12:59 am
Looking for a copy of GE Document NOM02057
EX2100 Issue
Posted by igvman on 5 June, 2018 - 4:37 am
Alarm appearing on EX2100 card
Can Intouch HMI Read Data from Web Server
Posted by Phil_Mc on 4 June, 2018 - 11:46 pm
Does anyone know if Wonderware Intouch can be used to read data from a device with a Web Server?
Servo Driver Card
Posted by ICME on 4 June, 2018 - 8:18 pm
Looking for a replacement servo driver card
Professional Certifications
Posted by qhogan1 on 4 June, 2018 - 11:47 am
I stumbled across the ISA and am interested in getting certifications through them.
Modbus Function 16
Posted by RaseinHicham on 4 June, 2018 - 7:10 am
New to modbus World and i need help regarding function 3, 4, 16
Gas turbine 7 EA Running on Primary Mode
Posted by ASA5244 on 4 June, 2018 - 5:27 am
One of our installed GE combustion gas turbine is running on primary mode and can't be switched to premix or even lean-lean.
Level Measurement for Liquefied Hydrogen
Posted by Biky on 4 June, 2018 - 3:36 am
Level measurement for liquefied hydrogen storage tank
Intermittent Bently Nevada Spikes
Posted by KSB on 3 June, 2018 - 11:49 am
Intermittent spikes on proximeter channels.
Modbus Application Info
Posted by Julio Fuentes on 3 June, 2018 - 11:41 am
Searching a Program or script to read a meter connected to MGate MB3170.
Make New Function Block in ABB Procontrol P 13-P14
Posted by amin.nzh on 3 June, 2018 - 9:43 am
How I can make new function block in Procontrol P13 ABB DCS system? Is it possible?
Mark-V to Mark-VIe Upgrade
Posted by esdqap18 on 3 June, 2018 - 4:07 am
Upgrading from Mark V to MarkVIe, thoughts?
Virus Infection via serial Modbus
Posted by Rob Burghard on 2 June, 2018 - 4:35 am
Is it possible for an infected powermeter being the Modbus slave to infect its master via a serial connection?
Some Understanding of Modbus?
Posted by modbusnewbie on 1 June, 2018 - 6:29 pm
I have been installing BMS systems in commercial projects, these recently changed from all field devices including AHU's HRU's being connected to the BMS panel for monitoring/controlling...
Mk2 Speedtronic
Posted by sultan khan on 1 June, 2018 - 12:29 pm
Mk 2 Speedtronic control ground problem. Suspect ground (+ve 125V DC ) is at field contacts from the circuit of Speedtronic.
Servo Output Suicide
Posted by Clouduo26 on 31 May, 2018 - 4:45 pm
ASV Servo 5 Output Suicide Solutions
Sample Modbus Code with 8051
Posted by imready on 31 May, 2018 - 11:31 am
Looking for some example Modbus RTU code for 8051 controller
GE Frame 1 Not Starting Up after MOH
Posted by Ghulam Rasool on 30 May, 2018 - 3:07 pm
GE Frame gas turbine with MARK 2 control system tripping without alarm up after MOH
Control System Upgrade
Posted by qhogan1 on 30 May, 2018 - 7:14 am
The generator owners have decided to upgrade our control systems and also go from one to two systems. Suggestions for a total plant solution?
Power Generation Simulation Software
Posted by carlosmelim on 30 May, 2018 - 7:04 am
ETAP vs. DigSILENT software post-fault voltage recovery simulations
Atlas Copco Elektronikon Mk5 Communication
Posted by Phil_Mc on 29 May, 2018 - 10:51 pm
Looking for communications options to an Atlas Copco Elektronikon controller
Mark 2 Control Startup Issue
Posted by Haroon on 29 May, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Mark-2 speedtronic control startup failure as soon as 14HS signal appears.
Cybersecurity in the I&CS World
Posted by KenCrater on 29 May, 2018 - 1:02 pm
Automation World article details risks and countermeasures relating to securing networked automation systems.
Solenoid Valves and Ovation
Posted by qhogan1 on 29 May, 2018 - 12:58 pm
After bypassing a motor operated valve to control a solenoid valve. Now I cannot control the solenoid!
SEMIPOL Converteam Obsolescence
Posted by srikarthik207 on 29 May, 2018 - 9:47 am
3.1 obsolescence which is a converteam (ALSTOM) product sold under different names AEG, CEGELEC and now GE.
DeviceNet vs ProfiBus
Posted by Eliko2000 on 29 May, 2018 - 5:05 am
Looking to connect an old industrial robot with 3 CNC machines and conveyor. The robot uses DeviceNet, Should I upgrade to Profibus or not?
Modbus Addressing
Posted by New to Modbus on 29 May, 2018 - 2:55 am
Addressing in Modbus
Power Factor
Posted by Bhavendra Saran on 29 May, 2018 - 12:08 am
Unity power factor or 0.95 lag will create adverse effects on generator
Vector Group Selection for Step-up Transformer 11/33kV
Posted by QiangH on 28 May, 2018 - 2:34 am
Vector Group Selection for Step-up transformer 11/33kV to match phase shift for each side of the lines
SmartAir lite Modbus RS 485
Posted by mariammalakrania on 27 May, 2018 - 5:35 am
How to interface (SmartAir lite) controller to DCS.
Type and Size of Air Compressor Required
Posted by udidosa on 26 May, 2018 - 10:10 am
I have to decide between a blower/fan/compressor for providing small pressure at a high flow rate to prevent getting my flame monitor dirty. It's a complex problem.
Cost of Gast Turbine Parts Including 88TA Fan
Posted by Goldenlamb on 26 May, 2018 - 7:45 am
Looking for information about the cost of gas turbine parts
Neutral Over Voltage Trip
Posted by Faadi on 26 May, 2018 - 6:25 am
Possible reason for Neutral over voltage trip during back feed in power plant
Control Panel Layout
Posted by willpoll on 25 May, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Looking for general guidelines on Control Panel Layout
Coriolis Meter Vibrations
Posted by chillwins on 25 May, 2018 - 5:28 am
Could external pipe vibrations cause errors in Coriolis measurement?
How to Edit Unit Name in MARK V IDOS
Posted by Igvmax on 24 May, 2018 - 5:02 pm
How to edit the unit name in mark V simplex configuration idos from the dos command.
New MODBUS Driver Tool
Posted by Codec on 24 May, 2018 - 11:05 am
MBusDrv, a new free MODBUS driver tool
Simatic OPC Scout 2.3
Posted by Dzon on 24 May, 2018 - 2:17 am
Shortly,what I need: 1) Some manual/datasheet for Simatic OPC Scout 2.3 2) Some program example in C/C++/C# to create database from OPC (DB's in PLC)
Mk 2 Speedtronic Control
Posted by sultan khan on 22 May, 2018 - 11:25 am
Question about Mk2 Master protection permissive "4" circuit.
Air Intake Filter High Differential Pressure
Posted by MOmar91 on 21 May, 2018 - 9:06 am
How to increase and extend life time of the air intake filters which clogged and replaced every month?
Operation of ST Admission/Extraction Valve at Low Load
Posted by ChristensonWJ on 21 May, 2018 - 2:42 am
Looking for information on the operation of a ST admission/extraction valve during low loading
Loadcell Strange Behavior after Calibration
Posted by TylerDurden on 21 May, 2018 - 2:26 am
The loadcell keeps showing decreasing values in the output. The calibration of the loadcell has been done with very small weight compared to tank capacity.
Really Long Panel Feeder - How to Connect to Panel and Feeder Breaker?
Posted by Vinny Galbo on 20 May, 2018 - 8:08 pm
I'm working a project involving great distances from a main switchboard or power panel to some 250A 480/3 panels.
How to Configure a Combined Guided Wave Radar Transmitter
Posted by Amar DAMENE on 20 May, 2018 - 1:55 am
How to setup the LRV and URV for a combining guided wave Radar with Rosemount Chamber
Honeywell c200
Posted by Ashish on 19 May, 2018 - 9:56 am
Can Honeywell C200 controller address retrieve using any software ??
Gas Turbine Control and Efficiency
Posted by surya on 19 May, 2018 - 3:50 am
Gas turbine temperature control system and efficiency
On line Tap Changer in Arc Furnace
Posted by Raj on 17 May, 2018 - 11:32 am
Questions about On line Tap Changer in arc furnace and transformer
DORIC Temperature Indicator
Posted by sultan Khan on 17 May, 2018 - 11:16 am
DORIC digital temperature indicator used in Mk 2 panel does not indicate any temperature value, but only flickers. It is a mv to temp. converter for "K" type thermocouple.
Mark VI VCMIH2B Card
Posted by GuillePLC on 17 May, 2018 - 10:37 am
Problems with replace to VCMIH2B card for VCMIH2C card.
Anemometer - Modbus or NMEA Behaviour Differences.
Posted by davotnz on 16 May, 2018 - 12:49 am
Trying to understand the likely difference in behaviour beween modbus and NMEA0183 choice for an ultrasonic anemometer that supports either
SG Intellisys Controller Interface to Siemens PLC
Posted by khairil_neop on 16 May, 2018 - 12:01 am
SG Intellisys controller part no: 39897095 manual for communication?
Different CPDs
Posted by k00 on 15 May, 2018 - 11:03 pm
Different CPDs for similar frame6B machine at same loads
Power Generator Reactive Power Consumption
Posted by carlosmelim on 15 May, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Power generator reactive power generating vs. taking in
PLC to Control 3Khz-6Khz Single Phase Inverter
Posted by Vincent Agu on 15 May, 2018 - 8:13 am
Selecting a PLC to control PWM 3Khz-6Khz single phase Inverter
Posted by qwemx on 15 May, 2018 - 6:44 am
Modbus communication error
Modbus Gateway Redundancy
Posted by Joey on 15 May, 2018 - 5:16 am
Redundancy between Concentrator Modbus Gateway and DCS Yokogawa Centum VP
Profibus DP to Modbus RTU Gateway
Posted by ptewari75 on 14 May, 2018 - 11:05 am
Need to read data from a Profibus DP to Modbus RTU gateway.
PLC to PC Through RS232
Posted by Patrick Beveridge on 14 May, 2018 - 8:19 am
Copying a PLC to my PC to use the PLC's Remote Control function from my PC using RS232
Smart Air Master to DCS
Posted by Rwailikhalid on 13 May, 2018 - 3:27 am
we have ABB DCS control system and compAir air compressors monitor and control from DCS. how i can do that??
What Is Your Fuel Valve Performance for This Case?
Posted by mustafahayawi on 12 May, 2018 - 4:49 pm
Time of starting load for gas turbine when synchronize with national grid
MARK 2 Temperature Averaging
Posted by sultan khan on 12 May, 2018 - 12:24 pm
Mk2 speedtronic Temperature Averaging Module problem.
DCS Control System
Posted by gpb on 12 May, 2018 - 8:48 am
Differences between Yokagawa and Emerson DCS
Gas Turbine NO STATUS
Posted by kurinjieee on 10 May, 2018 - 7:52 pm
Gas turbine went to NO STATUS during mode change over.
Modbus - Read ID (0x2B, 0x0E) Conformity Level
Posted by gahelton on 10 May, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Is there an "Individual Object only" conformity level for Read ID?
Air Cooled Condenser
Posted by nastaari on 9 May, 2018 - 9:14 am
Sample P&ID for an air cooled condenser