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Cimplicity Database Maintenance
Posted by Gordone on 9 May, 2016 - 3:09 am
Is it possible to move and restrict the size of Cimplicity database?
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Fumes from Lube Oil Tank Mist Eliminator Vent
Posted by Seeker1988 on 9 May, 2016 - 2:32 am
Preventing fumes coming from lube oil tank mist eliminator vent.
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Remote Access Options
Posted by Jeremy Pollard on 8 May, 2016 - 2:19 pm
Soliciting ideas and thoughts about remote access methods, concerns, and options.
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FSR issue
Posted by ahmedaj on 7 May, 2016 - 4:39 pm
GE frame9e FSR issue
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GTC startup problem
Posted by dontknowman on 7 May, 2016 - 8:09 am
GTC startup problem - after 80%RPM the acceleration is too low
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Rosemount Radar Type LT Problem
Posted by sanjib_dibrugarh on 7 May, 2016 - 12:36 am
Rosemount Radar Type Level Transmitter has error "Hold on 100% Level Value"
Why always Zener barriers used for BN3500 not active barriers?
Posted by hany5757 on 6 May, 2016 - 11:59 pm
Why always Zener barriers used for BN3500 not active barriers for vibration monitoring systems?
Learning Codesys
Posted by sharmaJSPL on 6 May, 2016 - 11:46 am
Please suggest resources for learning CoDeSys so I can develop programs for motion control, etc.
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Automated Process Control of Water Pump
Posted by DeepeshN on 6 May, 2016 - 5:27 am
How to design a control system to automatically maintain water level between 20% and 80% percent of full scale value?
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Backpressure ST Minimum Discharge Pressure
Posted by turpero on 6 May, 2016 - 12:48 am
The manufacturer recommended the minimum steam flow through the turbine. We see some benefits in running less than that during summer.
Beckhoff integration using Raspberry
Posted by gustavovl on 5 May, 2016 - 3:57 pm
Sensors data in Beckhoff with external capture.
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Frame 5 GT# Problem with Ratchet & Diesel Engine Overshoot
Posted by nic123 on 5 May, 2016 - 2:25 pm
The ratchet system of our GE Frame 5 p Gas Turbine appears to have weaken over times and during start up, i.e cranking off of the unit, the diesel engine will overshoot.
High Enet Traffic
Posted by jprieto on 5 May, 2016 - 11:52 am
I need help with the relays of the serie SR3 Multilin.
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Card Faults in Triconex PLC
Posted by vbalaji892 on 5 May, 2016 - 3:00 am
Triconex PLC analog input card 3700A fails regularly. The diagnostics show a "voter fault" at the point(s) where it occurred. However the point is different every time.
CT, High and Impedance Electrical System
Posted by NKT on 4 May, 2016 - 9:41 pm
High or Los impedence system how can you say ?? On what basis? What happens if CT saturates?
Analog Output Faceplate in Delta V
Posted by mkasim1985 on 4 May, 2016 - 12:38 pm
How to configure valve dynamo in Delta V operator to work with analog output face plate.
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Add Totalizer to GE Mark V
Posted by briq on 4 May, 2016 - 3:05 am
How to add Mark V Analog Accumulator for Gas Flow Metering?
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Recomendations for Field Calibrating DP Transmitters Used in Very Low DP Applications?
Posted by alcontrast on 4 May, 2016 - 2:00 am
I'm looking for tips for field calibrating DP transmitters for water flow that are scaled 0"-15" water column or lower.
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How to Receive Program from SattCon OP45 PLC?
Posted by AmenAllah on 3 May, 2016 - 9:17 am
Upgrading control system from SattCon OP45 PLC to a Simatic control system.
Fetching Data from Wago PLC Using DNP3 Through a Modem
Posted by azam007 on 3 May, 2016 - 7:03 am
Wago PLC fetching data using Tainy GMODE S3 GSM modem on the PLC side and Moxa G2110 GSM mode at SCADA side.
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Flame Detector Orientation Check
Posted by Kohsa on 3 May, 2016 - 5:39 am
Need to check the orientation for the existing flame detectors.
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Modbus RTU Network and Slave Addresses
Posted by ffares on 3 May, 2016 - 5:09 am
how to find the address of a slave? what should i have in addition to my devices as Software and tools?
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SDI-12 to Modbus RTU Converter
Posted by Sayyed on 3 May, 2016 - 3:19 am
Looking for a SDI-12 to Modbus RTU media converter
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Compressor Efficiency
Posted by Khattak on 3 May, 2016 - 1:42 am
How to calculate correct compressor efficiency
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All the Major Fieldbus Protocols in One Course?
Posted by bin95 on 2 May, 2016 - 12:06 pm
Was wondering does this online course really cover all the major Fieldbus protocols?
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Network Design for Automation
Posted by dschmidt on 2 May, 2016 - 10:15 am
No Ethernet on the floor, but need to migrate a couple of PLC-5 and SLC PLCs to a contrologix platform with an Ignition Server running the HMI.
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Distance for HART Communications
Posted by shaker on 2 May, 2016 - 6:17 am
What is the maximum distance for HART communications? 2Km? 120km?
GT Exhaust Thermocouple Failure Alarms
Posted by niazbibiyana on 1 May, 2016 - 4:27 pm
What is the logic behind "first failure high exhaust thermocouple" and "first failure low exhaust thermocouple" alarms?
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Forced Signals on Tristation
Posted by Diaa on 1 May, 2016 - 8:14 am
Listing all of the forced signals in one page
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Simatic S5-115U with Panel - the Same Data After Reboot
Posted by Michal on 1 May, 2016 - 3:09 am
Problem with data on the panel, after rebooting the machine. Data is still the same.
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DVC 6200 Not Communicating 475 Field Communicator
Posted by varatharajan on 30 April, 2016 - 3:50 pm
Facing problem in one of my DVC 6200 positioner
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SPEEDTRONIC VIe Control System
Posted by bronx9669 on 30 April, 2016 - 5:01 am
Important things to learn when studying SPEEDTRONIC VIe Control System
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Mark V IO.ASG Analog outputs
Posted by has100 on 29 April, 2016 - 8:15 pm
Mark V IO.ASG Analog outputs
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How to Learn ToolboxST Mark VIe
Posted by bronx9669 on 29 April, 2016 - 5:46 am
How can I learn basic ToolboxST Mark Vi?
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Redundant Ethernet Switch
Posted by engr_salman on 29 April, 2016 - 4:00 am
Best method of adding a redundant Ethernet Switch connecting main and standby PLC to the redundant SCADA servers.
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Redundancy at Communication Level
Posted by engr_salman on 28 April, 2016 - 6:50 am
Is it possible to add a redundant NOE communication Module with Quantum Hot Stand by Processor?
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Generator Breaker Cannot Open
Posted by POOM on 28 April, 2016 - 3:08 am
What is happening when gas turbine GE flame 6 tripped but generator breaker does not open?
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Tank Level - Integrating or Self Regulating
Posted by milo510 on 27 April, 2016 - 10:25 pm
Pumped tank discharging via VSD controlled centrifugal pump
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Berger Lahr Devicenet Data Sheet Wanted
Posted by tony_war on 27 April, 2016 - 7:10 pm
Looking for an Berger Lahr Twin Line TLC53X Devicenet electronic data sheet file
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Working with Mark V and Mark VIe
Posted by grajesh on 27 April, 2016 - 6:27 am
Is it easy to work on Mark VIe compare to Mark V?
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Versamax Micro Controller Timeout Error
Posted by stanley on 27 April, 2016 - 4:03 am
Getting timeout error when trying to connect to Versamax Micro PLC using Versamax Pro.
InTouch DASMBTCP split 32bit Word into Bytes, Nibbles?
Posted by willpoll on 26 April, 2016 - 3:56 pm
Can InTouch DASMBTCP split 32bit word into bytes, nibbles?
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Honeywell Experion PKS R430.3, Cascade Loop Initialization
Posted by mcwv on 26 April, 2016 - 2:07 pm
Have a PID block which needs a hold of some sort, is resetting upon initializing with downstream blocks.
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GT Liquid fuel hunting
Posted by Wajid29 on 26 April, 2016 - 7:59 am
GT fuel oil hunting during startup and after synchronization (up to 40 MW)
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PLC S7 300 Outputs problem
Posted by kannan on 26 April, 2016 - 3:25 am
PLC S7 300 All Outputs frequently turning OFF. To turn back ON we have to turn them ON from HMI.
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GE Frame 6 Mininum Load
Posted by John Look on 26 April, 2016 - 1:39 am
Why does GE frame 6 have minimum load requirement?
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Abnormal Speed
Posted by sardar99 on 25 April, 2016 - 1:57 pm
Abnormal speed while coming down, Mark VIe
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EX2000 Intermittent "Loss of Communication", No Alarms on Mark6e
Posted by borrellimd on 25 April, 2016 - 9:19 am
Need help isolating the cause of the "Loss of Com" on an EX2000. New HMIs don't have Arcnet so I don't have the 'Arcwho' tool.
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Troubleshooting with Circuit Diagram
Posted by WillyBlackson on 25 April, 2016 - 7:31 am
as an electrical maintenance engineer my major challenge remains troubleshooting with diagram
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Lube Oil Header Temperature Trip
Posted by Jerryy on 24 April, 2016 - 5:34 pm
7Fa unit lube oil header temperature high trip, no alarm, no trip switch
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Sizing Three Phase Induction Motor
Posted by krishnan on 24 April, 2016 - 2:01 pm
Sizing three phase Induction motor for pump/compressor application
PID Tuning Software
Posted by farhanraza on 24 April, 2016 - 5:35 am
Approximate cost of PID tuning software
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Modbus Testing Through Modscan
Posted by charz on 24 April, 2016 - 4:45 am
Trouble with the testing of ModBus connection through Modscan
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Looking for the Transfer Function of Radiator
Posted by zainy on 23 April, 2016 - 11:27 am
What is the transfer function of a radiator (heat ex-changer) in a temperature control system?
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Generator Phase Distance Protection
Posted by greatmark on 23 April, 2016 - 3:33 am
please somebody explain about generator phase distance protection
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Question about PLC Input Module
Posted by umrz180 on 23 April, 2016 - 3:22 am
I am facing a problem of PLC selection and Input Module.
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Use of Ex'i' Certified Transmitter Without Isolating IS Barriers
Posted by Mohan Jayaraj on 23 April, 2016 - 1:59 am
Can Ex'i' certified transmitters be used in zone 2 without applying IS philosophy?
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Calculation of Power for 3 Phase Supply
Posted by gulabg on 22 April, 2016 - 9:22 am
Calculation of power for a 3 phase unbalanced circuit
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Data Capture from Mitsubishi PLC Controller
Posted by DeanMor on 22 April, 2016 - 7:09 am
A quick inquiry regarding capturing the data from PLC via Serial. Currently connected to matrix printer, needs to be readable and stored to a computer.
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9FA Gas Turbine Load Compartment and Turbine Compartment Excessive Ventilation
Posted by niazbibiyana on 21 April, 2016 - 8:47 am
While changing over load compartment fan and turbine compartment fan, "Excessive load/turbine compartment ventilation" alarm appeared
Computation Load
Posted by vladik on 21 April, 2016 - 6:24 am
How to calculate the computation load for a discrete controller?
Micrologix 1200 comunication
Posted by Khushboo on 21 April, 2016 - 4:03 am
ML1200 communication with HMIGTO2310
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HMIWeb Display Builder
Posted by mohamedilies on 19 April, 2016 - 9:43 am
How to modify or change color of motorised valve positions using HMIWeb display builder in Honeywell Experion PKS?
6,900 VAC
Posted by sparke5000 on 19 April, 2016 - 7:25 am
Safety and wire type to go from a generator to a load bank (5mw).
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Combustion Trouble GT Frame 6E with DLN
Posted by SMS on 19 April, 2016 - 6:51 am
Combustion trouble with GT load hunting. Sometimes appearing sometimes not.
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Mark V All Thermocouples Not Showing IO CFG
Posted by JJss on 19 April, 2016 - 2:40 am
GE Mark V control system -IO configuration screen all the Thermo-Couple are connected to the <R>TBQA terminals are not showing.
Quantum 651 50 PLC
Posted by Alex on 18 April, 2016 - 3:08 pm
Looking for a sample Unity Pro file with a Quantum 651 50 CPU
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Generator Protection Calculation
Posted by Digu on 18 April, 2016 - 7:07 am
Calculating generator relay settings
MSV to GV Transfer in Steam Turbine
Posted by Bhakti Peshkar on 18 April, 2016 - 5:43 am
What happens when we change the speed control of Steam Turbine for subcritical Power Plant from MSV to GV?
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GE Frame 5 Trips After Synchronising
Posted by ahdash on 17 April, 2016 - 6:15 pm
GE gas turbine tripped after 1 minute of closing circuit breaker
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Cascade Loop in Honeywell Experion PKS
Posted by mostafa_qasemi1987 on 17 April, 2016 - 2:54 pm
If PV of secondary PID goes to NaN control Valve directly control by primary PID
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Honeywell UDC3000 Setup Problems
Posted by epitaxial on 16 April, 2016 - 8:47 pm
Need help with Honeywell UDC3000 Setup.
Engine Shuts Down During Start-Up
Posted by shinobi on 16 April, 2016 - 8:22 am
Engine over voltage and protection relay trips engine. Quickly set relay and engine runs correctly.
Pl7 and OFS Simulator Server
Posted by Mkz on 16 April, 2016 - 7:02 am
How to simulate PL7 control program without connecting to PLC?
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DI AO and AI on Same Cable
Posted by Akinzo on 16 April, 2016 - 4:08 am
Can I use a multi core cable to run AO, AI and DO signal on a 12/24Vdc
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Old Seiberco AIM LX 5000
Posted by McReagant on 15 April, 2016 - 3:01 am
I cannot control the driver. Serial connect only get "w" or "vw" charracter.
Compressor Bleed Valves
Posted by usiner on 14 April, 2016 - 10:20 am
Design parameters for compressor bleed valves in a W251B combustion turbine
Coriolis D600 (Sensor) and RFT9739 Transmitter
Posted by Hassantariq141 on 14 April, 2016 - 5:13 am
Coriolis Density measurement system "Zero spike issue"
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Power Consumption Calculation for Field Devices
Posted by jigna1212 on 14 April, 2016 - 3:52 am
Looking for the details required related to power calculation of field devices
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1746-NR4 Powering off the PLC
Posted by PSDonald42 on 13 April, 2016 - 9:16 pm
SLC-500. L532. NR4 Causes the PSU to power off and dump the program.
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Wheel Space Temperature
Posted by dontknowman on 13 April, 2016 - 5:07 pm
What temperature do wheel space thermocouples actually indicate the temperature of in fact?
how Can I Compare Between PI and PID Control?
Posted by ahmedAsw on 13 April, 2016 - 1:44 pm
What are the main disadvantages of PI and PD? How to compare PI and PID control?
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Leaking Pressure Transmitter Manifolds
Posted by Luke on 13 April, 2016 - 9:23 am
Has anyone experienced two valve pressure transmitter manifolds leaking out the valve stem handle?
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1.5 V D SIZE BATTERY (2 BATTERY ) Capacity Adapter
Posted by vinayak on 13 April, 2016 - 7:30 am
Which power adapter required for 1.5V D SIZE LR 20 Alkaline battery?
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TTRXB Temperature Control
Posted by Turboget on 12 April, 2016 - 9:19 am
Temperature control in GE frame 9E gas turbine
ModBus TCP Redundant Ring Structure
Posted by sameng on 11 April, 2016 - 8:48 pm
Implementing redundancy protocol with ModBus TCP
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DB25-RJ45 Connection in ABB Advant MasterBus300
Posted by vutq on 10 April, 2016 - 10:27 pm
How to configure IP address for connection between DB25 & RJ45 in ABB Advant MasterBus300.
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Hot End Generator and Cold End Generator
Posted by aisyah on 10 April, 2016 - 9:18 pm
Difference between hot end generator and cold end generator
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PROCAL 2000 CEMS Analyzer
Posted by Kohsa on 10 April, 2016 - 4:54 am
PROCAL CEMS Analyzer calibration gas cylinder set point
Retreaving a Program from a Cutler-Hammer PLC
Posted by dickc on 9 April, 2016 - 4:20 pm
Any ideas on how I retreave a the ladder drawing from a Cutler-Hammer D100a PLC?
Intouch LGH File to CSV File
Posted by fm5206 on 8 April, 2016 - 5:47 pm
Convert .lgh files generated by Wonderware InTouch to .CSV
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Flickering PLC Inputs - Cause? Plausibility?
Posted by Brad on 8 April, 2016 - 12:20 pm
Possibility of flickering inputs on a PLC? Noise, moisture, or a glitch?
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Modbus TCP and Campbell Scientific CR-6 Communications Problem
Posted by Tim on 7 April, 2016 - 2:43 pm
ModBus/TCP is hanging up...
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Droop Setting in Different Cases
Posted by cbcdiligence on 7 April, 2016 - 6:43 am
Looking for information on droop setting in different cases
Speed Droop Mode for Mains Parallel Operation
Posted by cbcdiligence on 7 April, 2016 - 5:43 am
speed droop mode for mains parallel operation
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PLC2 Programming
Posted by peabo on 6 April, 2016 - 2:44 pm
Trying to open a ladder program to edit for A PLC2 Can upload the current program, but not view it.
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9E Fuel Pressure Selector Valve
Posted by MG on 6 April, 2016 - 1:44 pm
9E gas turbine fuel flow pressure selector valve stuck and do not have the service manual
Gas Turbine Frame 6 Performance
Posted by Abualhsuin on 6 April, 2016 - 4:59 am
What are the reasons may cause gas turbine to give bad performance?
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Connecting Ex na [iC] Field Device
Posted by ndtiger on 6 April, 2016 - 3:37 am
Connecting an Ex nA nC [ic] device and zenner barrier
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3 Ph 10Kv Oven Blues...
Posted by denson1932 on 5 April, 2016 - 3:27 pm
Blown fuses and huge current flow