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Rosemount Radar Level Transmitter
Posted by rks85 on 17 December, 2015 - 12:28 pm
rosemount radar 3300 level transmitter failure
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Neutral Switching
Posted by Doobs38 on 17 December, 2015 - 8:17 am
Neutral switching when in parallel with mains.
Bit masking in Power Studio SCADA
Posted by h_1985 on 17 December, 2015 - 2:15 am
Bit masking in Power Studio SCADA to get status of a specific bit.
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Unbalanced Currents
Posted by vwillet on 16 December, 2015 - 7:59 pm
Customer is experiencing a broad imbalance in his amperage on a 50Hp compressor.
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Siemens S5 CP544 to PG Cable
Posted by COPA on 16 December, 2015 - 12:21 am
Does anyone know cable pinout to connect a Siemens S5 CP544 card to a PG.
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Pushbutons in Honeywell Experion R410 C300 HMI
Posted by shahkar on 15 December, 2015 - 1:10 pm
Creating a Push Button in Honeywell Experion R410
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Establishing MODBUS Communication
Posted by saleelali1 on 15 December, 2015 - 11:25 am
Need help on implementing MODBUS RTU communication for holding registers.
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IGV Temperature Control
Posted by dontknowman on 15 December, 2015 - 10:30 am
What's the difference between IGV temperature control OFF & ON in a gas turbine?
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DC Load AC Input
Posted by NKT on 15 December, 2015 - 10:09 am
DC load and AC input
MELSEC MEDOC PLUS 2.40a
Posted by PK7 on 15 December, 2015 - 7:44 am
MELSEC MEDOC PLUS 2.40a software???
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Generator ESOP logic
Posted by Sardar99 on 12 December, 2015 - 10:23 pm
When generator emergency seal oil pump starts?
FSR, VCE and Turbine Signal CSO
Posted by zaidhrm on 12 December, 2015 - 6:21 pm
turbine control
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Potential Risk for Speedtronic Cards
Posted by dontknowman on 12 December, 2015 - 2:21 pm
Is there any danger for speedtronic cards with battery charger supply?
Second Stage Shroud & Third Stage Nozzle Cooling
Posted by KRManish on 12 December, 2015 - 5:44 am
Cooling arrangement for second stage shrouds and third stage nozzles for GE Frame 9E gas turbines.
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MKV Controller Went Back to A3 State
Posted by Jolek on 12 December, 2015 - 3:46 am
In our GE F9e TCS one of the MKV controllers went to A3 state.
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Weld Seam Detection
Posted by grabbis on 11 December, 2015 - 6:17 pm
Weld seam detection on steel tubes
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Hydraulic Ratchet Control in GE Frame V MS5002B
Posted by JLRebo on 11 December, 2015 - 5:03 pm
Looking for description of Hydraulic Rachet control in MS5002B
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Balluff Inductive Sensor with 4 Wires
Posted by rpsplc on 11 December, 2015 - 3:49 pm
Need help understanding outputs on a Balluff inductive sensor with 2 outputs
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VFD and Flow Meter Not Fun
Posted by pabstpdl on 11 December, 2015 - 12:28 pm
Insertion Multi-Mag Flow Meters get EMF interference and/or act erratically from a nearby VFD on pump motor.
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50 Hz and 60Hz
Posted by zaidhrm on 10 December, 2015 - 4:27 pm
Generator frequency choice
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Frequency Recorder
Posted by PaulKraemer1 on 10 December, 2015 - 12:39 pm
Looking for an instrument that can record frequencies from 0-1750 Hz at 0.1 second intervals.
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120V Industrial Machine
Posted by baberb on 10 December, 2015 - 11:20 am
Small OEM machine that runs on 220v single phase, and we're adapting it to run in a plant with only 120v. Questions about disconnect, fusing, and a transformer to step-up to 220v for the heater.
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Economical CAD Electrical Software Recommendations
Posted by retired_techie on 10 December, 2015 - 10:54 am
Requesting suggestions or recommendations for economical CAD electrical software.
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Big News Inexpensive Ethernet in a PLC
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 10 December, 2015 - 10:21 am
I have wondered why a PLC with an Ethernet port was hundreds more when the hardware has to be less than $10.
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Using SIL-2 Devices in SIL-3 Loops
Posted by Ahmed on 10 December, 2015 - 4:16 am
Can we use two SIL-2 capable sensors in 1oo2 configuration in a SIL-3 loop?
GE Frame 6B Gearbox Oil Leak
Posted by Yogesh Mishra on 9 December, 2015 - 4:16 pm
GE Frame 6B gear box oil leakage when turbine reaches 80% of base load.
Spec Conformity of PSIs IEC 60870-5-104
Posted by cptmauli on 9 December, 2015 - 9:13 am
Does the PSI system expect TESTFR telegrams within a non idle connection?
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Omni Flow Computer MODBUS Addresses in Factorylink
Posted by yousifsaeed on 9 December, 2015 - 7:51 am
Looking for MODBUS addresses for Omni FC connected to Factorylink via OPC server
Egatrol and Turbotrol from ABB
Posted by controllerguy19 on 9 December, 2015 - 5:56 am
I'm looking for Operation, Maintenance and Engineering Manuals for the Egatrol and Turbotrol series of ABB controllers for gas and steam turbines.
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GE F650 Relay Memory Addresses
Posted by h_1985 on 8 December, 2015 - 7:46 am
how to address a certain bit in a word directly?
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Integrating MODBUS Devices with Allen-Bradley PanelView Plus FactoryTalk View without Kepware
Posted by vmakwana on 7 December, 2015 - 12:55 pm
What's the best way to integrate Modbus devices with A-B PanelViewPlus FactoryTalk View without Kepware?
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Endress Houser Cone Type Level Transmitter
Posted by 28chetan on 7 December, 2015 - 9:48 am
E & H non contact Foundation field FF type level transmitter, showing zero as block configuration error is displayed.
Forwell GSM Modem Configuration with Wincc
Posted by aakashmanjrekar on 7 December, 2015 - 4:57 am
Not able to poll GSM modem from Wincc (iVisionMax) using Moxa Terminal server and nPort manager.
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Regarding the RPM of 6FA Turbine
Posted by jameelrahman on 6 December, 2015 - 11:41 am
Have a question regarding the GE 6fa gas turbine RPM. we use Mark 5 with DLN 2+...
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Starting Jaw Clutch Disengaging and Engaging During Ratcheting
Posted by Flow on 6 December, 2015 - 8:58 am
After the shut down of our MS5001GE gas turbine, the ratcheting sequence has not be operating properly in the sense that the clutch disengages and engages.
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Combining the Siemens S7-400 with S7-300?
Posted by saad429 on 6 December, 2015 - 5:27 am
Can we combine the Siemens S7-400 with S7-300?
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Transformer Selection
Posted by Troy Johnston Plant Engineer on 6 December, 2015 - 2:23 am
Need some assistance to help me explain the obvious.
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Utility Boiler Combustion Control
Posted by instju on 6 December, 2015 - 12:23 am
We have a 80TPH Gas Fired Utility Boiler which has been commissioned recently.
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NDE Probe Spurious Spikes for Centrifugal Compressor
Posted by hany5757 on 5 December, 2015 - 2:39 am
We are facing a spurious high vibration reading from only one radial probe (X) from NDE of Centrifugal compressor driven by a steam turbine.
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GT Percent Impedance
Posted by NKT on 4 December, 2015 - 11:25 pm
GT % impedance too high
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Base Load without Steam Injection
Posted by manjunathjak on 4 December, 2015 - 10:28 pm
Is it possible to take the GAS TURBINE to base load with out steam injection?
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Power supply for 4-20mA sensor
Posted by JoeDunford on 4 December, 2015 - 3:20 pm
ROOKIE ALERT! How do I supply the correct power to a 4-20mA sensor?
Significance of TN_IVRG
Posted by mayank1717 on 4 December, 2015 - 2:52 pm
what is significance of TN_IVRG in GE steam turbine?
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Problem in Flowserve Control Valve
Posted by Iqbal123 on 4 December, 2015 - 6:14 am
I am facing problem in control valve of Flowserve on the service of washing liquor
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Power Factor of Synchronous Generator
Posted by lakmalp on 3 December, 2015 - 2:14 pm
How a synchronous generator be operated in terms of power factor
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Frame 5 GT flameout at 81% TNH
Posted by JJss on 3 December, 2015 - 12:54 pm
After CI Frame 6 GT Simple cycle with Mark V TMR control flame out trip at FSNL
WEG CFW08 Wash VFD Programming
Posted by TheSource on 3 December, 2015 - 10:21 am
Hoping to get some insight on how to program a CFW08 Wash VFD to run for 5 minutes FWD and then stop and run for 5 minutes in reverse.
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Unable to Read More Than 8 Slaves in TSXETG100 Ethernet Gateway
Posted by Sk Tabib Parwar on 3 December, 2015 - 12:22 am
Need to read 16 slaves with Schneider TSXETG100 Ethernet Gateway. Can only read 8.
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Connecting a Solenoid Valve - Card Points Assignment
Posted by Siem on 3 December, 2015 - 12:00 am
Card points assignment for connecting a solenoid valve on a Mark VI
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Solenoid Valve with Sensor Output That Shows When It Is Closed
Posted by Chris on 2 December, 2015 - 3:28 pm
Looking for a solenoid valve with a third wire that senses the valve is closed when power is off.
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Real Time Sensor Data Acquisition Over Web
Posted by rkissac on 2 December, 2015 - 3:27 pm
Sensor Data acquisition in web server
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HART Instrument and Ignition
Posted by dschmidt on 2 December, 2015 - 9:01 am
Any suggestions on getting HART sensor data into Ignition?
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Fan Runs in Reverse Direction - What Is Effect on Air Flow?
Posted by PaulKraemer1 on 2 December, 2015 - 8:42 am
If I run a fan in the opposite of the intended direction, how would this affect the direction of my air flow?
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Frame-6 IGV Fluctuation with Lube Oil Pressure
Posted by hany5757 on 2 December, 2015 - 5:32 am
We have our frame-6 GT tripped on low lube oil level , Found the lube oil IGV tubing burst . This tubing burst we think due to rubbing between the tubes which is due to high vibration between the tubing.
GT Lube Oil Analysis
Posted by rohan_ram on 2 December, 2015 - 4:21 am
Gas turbine GE 9E 9171E Lube oil analysis. We are planning to start regular condition monitoring of GT lube oil.
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Writing an Equation in Excel
Posted by AdamIR on 1 December, 2015 - 7:13 am
Need assistance in formulating an equation in Excel
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Instrumentation and Control Certificate
Posted by Tharwat on 30 November, 2015 - 4:53 pm
Instrumentation and control certificate
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Wago Passive Isolator with Active AI
Posted by Hamid Ankuti on 30 November, 2015 - 6:08 am
Connecting passive isolator such as Wago 857-451 to active analog input
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Installation of DP Transmitter at Suction Filter of Air Compressor
Posted by karanbansal on 30 November, 2015 - 4:00 am
We having an package IR air compressor with an DPT (honeywell ST3000) installed at suction.
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Mark VI UCVG / VCMI Diagnostic Alarm
Posted by just_another_control_guy on 29 November, 2015 - 9:49 am
Controller not in control due to diagnostic alarm VCMI / UCVG
Primary Control Reserve with Steam Turbines
Posted by Askic on 28 November, 2015 - 1:00 pm
New way of achieving primary control reserve on steam power plants.
High Vibration on Axial Compressor
Posted by Jhon wick on 27 November, 2015 - 8:40 am
Found high vibration on 11 stage axial compressor at 2nd bearing housing.
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Struggling with PID
Posted by thucar on 27 November, 2015 - 2:05 am
New to the whole process control and PID world but determined to make my custom PID controller work. i've hit a bump on the road though.
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Two 4-20mA Signals from a Single 4-20mA Signal
Posted by Ikhtiander on 26 November, 2015 - 8:07 pm
Looking for a cheap device that can re-transmit a single 4-20mA signal to two 4-20mA signals. Something like a repeater device that can split the 4-20mA signal into 2 streams without signal degradation.
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Software Details Required - Siemens
Posted by mufeedh6 on 26 November, 2015 - 7:16 am
Needs details of the supporting software to communicate Siemens PLCs to Wonderware SCADA
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Demonstrate Function Check of Zener Barrier
Posted by Akdas on 26 November, 2015 - 3:13 am
Demonstrate function check of Zener barrier
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How to Model a Control System?
Posted by Dawud_Beale on 25 November, 2015 - 5:36 am
Need help with how to develop a control strategy and develop a modelling document
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Neutral Contact while Synchronizing
Posted by lakmalp on 24 November, 2015 - 2:50 am
Why the neutral of generator should be disconnected from grid after synchronization?
In RSView All 32 Trends Windows Only Show "Loading Historical Data Files"
Posted by Shayan on 24 November, 2015 - 1:46 am
In RSView32 while opening trends window "Loading Historical Dta Files" is appearing and not displaying any trends.
What Does DIN 3210 - G0 Stand For?
Posted by SRPO9002 on 23 November, 2015 - 4:16 pm
What is DIN 3210 and ISO 5210 stands for?
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Vibration Sensor Monitoring
Posted by allen bradley on 23 November, 2015 - 12:45 pm
What is the use of system monitor (3300/03) in Bently Nevada.
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Emerson Ovation Standalone Virtual Host Installation
Posted by pointgrey on 23 November, 2015 - 12:10 pm
How to install Emerson Ovation standalone virtual host
ATEX Certification
Posted by viki03v on 23 November, 2015 - 5:19 am
Combination of Ex d and Ex m through I.S. barrier
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What Would You Look for in DCS HMI?
Posted by Nagesh_Mysore on 23 November, 2015 - 2:32 am
Since DCS has inbuilt HMI, what would be your key features you look for from HMI perspective?
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Selecting Fuses for Switch Gear Relay
Posted by khaleel on 23 November, 2015 - 2:06 am
Any one suggest me how to calculate the fuse rating.
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Air Leak Checks in Low Pressure System
Posted by kmnskiran on 22 November, 2015 - 10:58 pm
How to find out minor air leaks from polyurethane and push in fittings
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Flow Measurement
Posted by ect_09 on 22 November, 2015 - 10:27 pm
How pressure transmitter can be use as flow transmitter?
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Single Loop Controller Configuration
Posted by anandshnkr1990 on 22 November, 2015 - 10:17 am
Configuring a Single loop Controller
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Gas Turbine 9FB Trips after Combustion Mode Change
Posted by elomoon on 21 November, 2015 - 9:15 am
In a gas turbine 9FB single shaft configuration in two successive starts, when stopped being 12 hours, it is then they start shooting to change the mode of combustion of 1D to 3D, a DLN 2.6 system.
Liquid Level Indicator
Posted by salahelwakil on 21 November, 2015 - 1:30 am
How to repair cable attached to liquid level indicator?
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Yokogawa Prosafe RS Edit
Posted by haideralallaq on 20 November, 2015 - 5:13 pm
Need to add, edit, remove some loops in the logic on Yokogawa Prosafe RS
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DNP3 to AB PLC through OPC
Posted by david.reed.schmidt on 20 November, 2015 - 12:37 pm
I have DNP3 devices that push unsolicited updates to an OPC server. I have a CompactLogix PLC that needs to consume that information.
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Real World Examples of Analog Output Card Applications.
Posted by bin95 on 20 November, 2015 - 11:08 am
What are some real world examples of PLC analog output card usage besides the obvious motion control?
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Different Values between Analog Input to PLC in HMI and Field Instrument.
Posted by Macerick on 20 November, 2015 - 9:02 am
Analog input current drops only during plant running but in shutdown it's normal.
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Minimum CPH Inlet Temperature
Posted by radharaju on 20 November, 2015 - 8:44 am
what should be minimum CPH inlet temperature and minimum flue gas temperature at outlet of CPH in case of HRSG running on Natural Gas.
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Frame-V Gas Turbine Flame Detector Bypassed
Posted by barindra75 on 20 November, 2015 - 8:14 am
Frame-V gas turbine running in gas fuel, flame detector bypassed.
Installing DeltaV 11.3 on Windows 7 Platform
Posted by rodrider on 20 November, 2015 - 6:05 am
Steps for installing DeltaV 11.3 on windows 7 platform
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Zero Trimming DP and P and Multivarible Transmitters
Posted by chillwin on 19 November, 2015 - 10:04 am
How would I go about zero trimming a DP and P on a multivarible transmitter?
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Migration Aspentech to OSi Soft Using OPC
Posted by datacontrol on 18 November, 2015 - 7:19 pm
Historian Migration from Aspentech to Osi Soft
Questions on MkVI (EGD) - OPC Server communication
Posted by luissz on 18 November, 2015 - 4:26 pm
Developing an HMI for a MkVI. Can EGD consumer exchanges be defined as read/write direction?
Generator NDE Bearing Axial Vibration High
Posted by vithalani on 18 November, 2015 - 12:30 pm
Problem with high vibration at generator NDE in axial direction after excitation.
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PCA198-CXB Arcnet Card Berg Jumper Guide
Posted by topcat123 on 18 November, 2015 - 11:03 am
Looking for Arcnet card type PCA198-CXB jumper setting guide.
Graduate Fellowship for PhD in Control
Posted by snoroozi on 18 November, 2015 - 6:42 am
I am looking for a control engineering graduate who wants to do a sponsored PhD.
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Monitoring I/O data from a PLC Using Visual Basic
Posted by faidhizakwan on 18 November, 2015 - 6:04 am
Want to send data to a PLC using visual basic and also read output data from PLC using visual basic.
Frequency Drive and Communication Cable Ground
Posted by Kingrosekhan123 on 18 November, 2015 - 4:57 am
Can frequency drive and communication cable have the same ground?
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MKVI - Synch. Permissive Trouble (K25P - TTUR)
Posted by vince64 on 17 November, 2015 - 5:18 pm
Synchronization not working: permissives ok but K25P not activated; auto synch ok, K25 is activated at each synch turn; no closing command for the 52G breaker
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Chromalox Temperature Controller Alarm Output
Posted by TheSource on 17 November, 2015 - 11:26 am
Looking for some input or guidance on getting 120V output for an audible alarm on a chromalox temperature controller.
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Mapping Registers to Data Reference
Posted by Juergen on 17 November, 2015 - 7:47 am
I do not know how I have to map our generator paramters to the MODBUS TCP Addresses.
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Fire Mode
Posted by Maythem on 17 November, 2015 - 6:13 am
What is the main uses of fire mode?
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PLC and Gear Motor help
Posted by AlfredoAMD on 17 November, 2015 - 12:51 am
Trying to find a proper combination of a PLC and Gear Motor for a simple chain conveyor system I'm developing.