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Establishing & managing redundancy of Potential Free contacts
Posted by Rahul on 30 August, 2013 - 12:53 am
Establishing Redundancy of Potential Free contacts as inputs
Masoneilan 12400 Level Transmitter
Posted by santasinner on 30 August, 2013 - 12:00 am
How to find out the displacer isn't fully immersed in the liquids in interface condition?
3KVA single phase transformer
Posted by Sam on 29 August, 2013 - 4:02 pm
Installing a 10A 480V 2pole C/B to a 3KVA single phase transformer without damaging the transformer
Automation Infotech Futures
Posted by Jim Pinto on 29 August, 2013 - 2:58 pm
Information technology (IT) and its place in manufacturing and process automation
JimPinto.com eNews - 29 August 2013 - on the web
Posted by Jim Pinto on 29 August, 2013 - 9:48 am
The latest Jim Pinto news is on the web
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Mark V Alarm
Posted by NurKyon on 29 August, 2013 - 6:17 am
Mark V alarm missing or not appear
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Turbine speed output from Bently Nevada
Posted by Sankar on 29 August, 2013 - 1:00 am
Turbine speed output from bently nevada is fluctuating
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SIA protocol to OPC
Posted by Biju C G on 28 August, 2013 - 4:29 am
Linking DSC Alarm panels to SCADA through OPC
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Bridging the I/S interface
Posted by Bud Buyer on 27 August, 2013 - 10:05 pm
why, oh, why? What are the implications of putting a meter across a barrier?
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Guard Door Muting
Posted by Be Silent on 27 August, 2013 - 10:03 am
Muting modules for Dual Channel output from a safety interlock switch.
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Reliable Supplier for GE Mark VI parts
Posted by Chris on 27 August, 2013 - 6:01 am
GE Mark VI spare parts
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Avoid motor overheating
Posted by damien herold on 26 August, 2013 - 11:23 pm
question on induction motor and overheating
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Rosmount PROFIBUS PA Calibration
Posted by moha on 26 August, 2013 - 4:45 pm
data doesn't save in transmitter after powering off and powering it on again
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Looking for temperature sensors
Posted by Roberto on 26 August, 2013 - 3:50 pm
Searching for temperature measure complete modules to build a distillation column
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OPTIMUM VACCUM IN STEAM TURBINE CONDENSER
Posted by ali jahanian on 26 August, 2013 - 11:09 am
What is the best vacuum in steam turbine condenser?
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GCV, SRV Speed Variations
Posted by NVS on 26 August, 2013 - 8:57 am
GCV, SRV, FSR getting varied
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800xA redundant System Problem
Posted by nhohoang on 26 August, 2013 - 4:30 am
My 800xA system used 2 PM864A Controller Redundant, last time some errors happen on system cause it can not run in redundant mode.
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Difference between snap acting relay and solenoid valve
Posted by Priyanka on 26 August, 2013 - 1:30 am
Difference between snap acting relay & solenooid valve.
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Measuring time in Structured Text
Posted by Dave on 25 August, 2013 - 12:53 pm
Need to measure a time delay using structured text
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Alternative to Foundation Fieldbus to read process signals
Posted by chidu on 25 August, 2013 - 3:06 am
Alternative to Foundation Filedbus to read process signals for monitoring plant operations
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Solenoid Valve
Posted by Priyanka on 24 August, 2013 - 3:51 am
What is the working of 3 way valve?
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hotwell level variation
Posted by serious on 24 August, 2013 - 12:05 am
hot well level frequently varies from normal to low
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STATION TRANSFORMER tripping
Posted by Abbs on 23 August, 2013 - 1:45 pm
Station trafo of our power plant tripped on standby earth fault (51N) when a nearby ICT was charged.
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Generator exciter
Posted by Electrical on 23 August, 2013 - 12:40 pm
Why does a Generator exciter have 150 Hz, 200 Hz Frequency?
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Steam Turbine-HP Differential Expansion
Posted by Santanu on 23 August, 2013 - 3:09 am
HIP (HP & IP Turbine combined) Differential Expansion high every time during Turbine rolling
prosoft MV156e_MNET configure to Bently Nevada 3500
Posted by ken on 22 August, 2013 - 4:57 pm
Configuring prosoft module MV156E_MNET to Bently Nevada 3500 vibration monitor
GE Turbine fuel oil stop valve information
Posted by Rick B. on 22 August, 2013 - 3:07 pm
Information on a GE Turbine fuel oil stop valve.
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GE FRAME 5 STARTING PROBLEM
Posted by AHDASH on 22 August, 2013 - 7:00 am
GT II tripped out ON Failure to fire or loss of flame
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help with htwido
Posted by matt on 21 August, 2013 - 7:17 pm
new to ladder logic and can't afford a class.
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Modbus TCP slave to slave communication
Posted by Danny on 21 August, 2013 - 7:11 pm
Modbus TCP server to server communication possible?
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Generator Voltage Drop Under Load
Posted by Gen Man on 21 August, 2013 - 4:46 am
2MW 400V, 50Hz, 1000RPM generator works well when paralleled but cannot support load for a long period because voltage suddenly drops by 50%.
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upgrade MARKV hmi to windows2000
Posted by javan on 20 August, 2013 - 11:05 pm
Mark V HMI Upgrade
How to access pc time via FSGateway
Posted by kRc_80 on 20 August, 2013 - 3:31 pm
Need help on Accessing pc time via FSGateway to monitor connectivity between 2 pcs.
Gas turbine filtration survey
Posted by Nicki Sutton on 20 August, 2013 - 12:46 pm
We are looking for people to participate in an online survey regarding gas turbine air intake filtration - for innovation purposes
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Application of Analog Communication in Process Industry
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 20 August, 2013 - 9:02 am
Analog communications in present day automation sector
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Air Flotation Cells - Air Flow required
Posted by John Catch on 19 August, 2013 - 7:32 pm
Need rule of thumb for proper air flow in a 100 ft3 molybdenum flotation cell.
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ML1400 to Kinetix3 programming
Posted by Nick on 19 August, 2013 - 11:58 am
Need examples and/or info on command instructions for MODBUS RTU communication between ML1400 and Kinetix3 servo drive.
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FSR control
Posted by ESKAY on 19 August, 2013 - 3:14 am
HP speed accelaration and speed control FSR keep changing at the status "control".
96cs-1 transmitter on air inlet system
Posted by Samual on 19 August, 2013 - 2:45 am
Installing 96cs-1 transmitter on air inlet system and air inlet system theory
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Modbus for data collection
Posted by Sunil Puranik on 19 August, 2013 - 2:25 am
collecting temperature and other related data from various locations/temp. sensors to one pc to make reports.
Secure Energy Meter to WinCC connection
Posted by Dilip on 18 August, 2013 - 1:32 am
I want to connect Secure make Energy meter to WinCC SCADA.
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ABB advant controller AC450
Posted by paru on 17 August, 2013 - 3:37 am
Hardware configuration in ABB AC450.
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Paralleling our network to the grid
Posted by Shakarami Ali on 16 August, 2013 - 11:48 pm
we want to synchronize our power network to grid. what problem may be occur for our generators?
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Turbine fail to fire
Posted by OT on 16 August, 2013 - 10:41 am
loss of communication
Allen Bradley PLC-3/10 Conversion Software
Posted by Roy Costa on 15 August, 2013 - 11:05 am
Converting Allen Bradley PLC-3/10 ladder logic & Data to ControlLogix
Operation of Methane Compressor with recylce valve opened .
Posted by LNG on 15 August, 2013 - 9:16 am
Determination of risks, if any, when operating methane compressors continuously(7 days)with recylce valve opened.
Electrical Machines & Power System tutorials & Links online
Posted by Santanu on 15 August, 2013 - 2:47 am
Looking for sites links, tutorials, pdf to learn Electrical Machines and theory and Power System protection online
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Scripting Factorlink V7.5
Posted by Oriel Babilonia on 15 August, 2013 - 2:33 am
when FL tag are dynamic arrays
Automatization of a Distribution Transformer Test System
Posted by Guillermo López on 14 August, 2013 - 11:34 am
Simulation of transformer testing system by HMI and PLC software receiving data acquisition from RS-232 port Yokogawa WT210
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Auto Sync Lock out alarm
Posted by Mambo on 14 August, 2013 - 11:21 am
I have persisting alarm eventhough the turbine is not running at MK V (IDOS) Panel which say - AUTO SYNC LOCKOUT
Possible I/O count for 2X660 MW power plant
Posted by Hanu on 14 August, 2013 - 9:04 am
PLC BOM
filter for Mark V accessory cabin
Posted by abdi on 13 August, 2013 - 2:33 pm
Air filter for accessory cabin
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Searching for DH+ Converters
Posted by boarding on 13 August, 2013 - 12:51 pm
Looking for candidates for evaluation.
Phase Detector (Phase lock loop)
Posted by Ollie on 13 August, 2013 - 7:34 am
I have a linear model of a phase detector (phase lock loop) and need to determine the limiting value of the gain to maintain a stable system
MOSCAD CPU
Posted by ClickityClack on 12 August, 2013 - 5:52 pm
Looking desperately for Moscad CPU 400 MCPM units
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Bailey INFI 90; Replacing MFP02/BRC100 with BRC400
Posted by RN on 12 August, 2013 - 5:51 pm
Concerns about upgrading MFP02/BRC100 to BRC400
MK 5 data error detection and control
Posted by ESKAY on 12 August, 2013 - 11:04 am
use of "ping" for the verification of network data error and the other "PING" program for copying HDD during back-up and how to execute/run the program.
Switching 380V Motor for 400V motor
Posted by Hai Dang on 12 August, 2013 - 3:29 am
Switching a 380V motor for a 400V one because of voltage loss due to distance
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Alarm handling behavior query
Posted by vivek on 12 August, 2013 - 1:49 am
Problem with Alarm Handling behaviour in PLC
experion system summary
Posted by etoilefilante80 on 11 August, 2013 - 5:17 am
to view HDD server failure in experion system summary
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Differential expansion Measurement
Posted by Sankar on 11 August, 2013 - 3:34 am
Differential expansion measurement using Bently nevada 3300 XL 25 mm Transducer
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First Impressions: Koyo Click
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 11 August, 2013 - 1:42 am
Using an inexpensive PLC for an automation contract job
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Modbus 6 digit address
Posted by Saad on 10 August, 2013 - 1:35 pm
reading 6 digit modbus address
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high exhaust temperature in DLN1
Posted by abdi on 10 August, 2013 - 5:51 am
When DLN1 Type working the exhaust gas temperature is higher than the Water injection
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siemens dcs sppat1000 software upgrade
Posted by TB on 10 August, 2013 - 2:43 am
Advantage of software upgrade for sppat1000 Siemens dcs
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modicon quantum to scada pack 357 rs232
Posted by jg on 9 August, 2013 - 8:53 pm
Need two PLC's to communicate and have had zero success - Modicon quantum 140cpu43412a to scada pack 357 com2 rs 232.
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Mark V not responding
Posted by Robert on 9 August, 2013 - 10:59 am
DCS control highlighted on the control hierarchy and is making it difficult for the Turbine to be controlled either on local or Remote.
Profibus DP Termination Types???
Posted by Brad Wygle on 9 August, 2013 - 10:34 am
Profibus DP active versus passive termination.
compressor inlet air cooling system
Posted by msn on 9 August, 2013 - 7:34 am
is there any optimized schedule for a compressor inlet air cooling system?
Fuji Frenic 5000G9S Inverter Drives & Modbus
Posted by Phoenix1946 on 9 August, 2013 - 4:48 am
Modbus details for Fuji Frenic 5000G9S inverters
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Isolating a 4-20ma signal
Posted by martcon on 8 August, 2013 - 1:33 pm
Isolating a 4-20ma signal coming from a UV lamp unit
industrial cloud services
Posted by Tomas on 8 August, 2013 - 3:14 am
software for industrial cloud services
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ControlLogix to IDI (Provox) connection
Posted by I&CAdvisor on 7 August, 2013 - 6:53 pm
ControlLogix to IDI (Provox) connection
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Flow Meter continues to register after shutoff
Posted by pabstpdl on 7 August, 2013 - 11:41 am
Our flow meter continues to register and record flow when all pumps are off....why? How?
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TwinCAT 3 help needed
Posted by Dave on 7 August, 2013 - 8:48 am
Help needed to understand how to use TwinCAT 3
ALSTOM DCS for power generation plants
Posted by mbasahal on 7 August, 2013 - 6:48 am
Advantages/disadvantages of using ALSTOM DCS for power generation plants
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water in air purge
Posted by david on 7 August, 2013 - 1:32 am
collection water in air purge system after turbine shut down
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Mark VI VPRO Failure Caused Unit Trip
Posted by Chris on 6 August, 2013 - 9:16 pm
Unit tripped due to failure of <X> VPRO.
GE Cimplicity setup
Posted by Gene on 6 August, 2013 - 1:58 pm
Additional functions to Cimplicity HMI
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Automatic Volage Regulation
Posted by Dave on 6 August, 2013 - 1:25 pm
Question on the behavior of AVR after synchronization.
Connecting HONEYWELL FS90 via Modbus
Posted by Mihir Ramkrishna on 6 August, 2013 - 6:32 am
Does Honeywell FS90 have open connectivity?
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ModbusTCP Test Software
Posted by GBrown on 5 August, 2013 - 3:32 pm
Looking for ModbusTCP Master Test simulation software that will work on Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Server.
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modbus communication
Posted by shammy on 5 August, 2013 - 11:09 am
Yokogawa dcs showing A3C6 subsystem communication error
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Barrier Programming for P & F model KFD2-UT2-Ex1-1
Posted by Manas on 5 August, 2013 - 8:45 am
P&F barrier with model no. KFD2-UT2-Ex1-1 is coming with a programming port. What is the requirement of this programming port?
Calibration of Oil Tank Lorries using Water
Posted by Abhishek on 5 August, 2013 - 1:52 am
Project Report on Calibration of Oil Tank Lorries using Water
MOOG Servodriver D121-010-A001
Posted by Sebastian Berton on 4 August, 2013 - 9:00 pm
Looking for diagrams or technical information or wiring diagram for a MOOG servovalve driver
Logic controller connection cable
Posted by Blessen on 4 August, 2013 - 1:05 pm
Please suggest the pin-out configuration from USB type-A cable to a 6 pin plug on the PCB of crouzet millenium 3
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Vacuum killing during shutdown
Posted by Ramanc on 4 August, 2013 - 5:52 am
vacuum killing during shutdown
Current Draw of BLDC Motor?
Posted by eckener on 3 August, 2013 - 6:04 pm
How many amps will a BLDC motor draw from Battery?
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help with flow calculation
Posted by DF on 3 August, 2013 - 5:46 pm
orifice flow calculation formula help
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Frame 6 Rachet cycle time getting extended
Posted by Anish on 3 August, 2013 - 10:58 am
During start up of Frame6 Turbine, observed ratchet cycle getting extended beyond the normal observed time of 30 seconds.
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Looking for an Historian for Multiple Plants
Posted by Jamierc80 on 3 August, 2013 - 8:40 am
I am after some help and guidance for a project I am currently looking at to start to pull the data off our various plants. We have no standard installs, all different Scada, PLC, HMI vendors and versions.
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Gas Flow Calculation
Posted by Ebrahim on 3 August, 2013 - 8:22 am
Gas flow calculation through control valves
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Relay Contact
Posted by Eric Yap on 2 August, 2013 - 11:27 pm
Convert +5V digital output to dry contact output
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Frame 9EA Combustion Nozzle Damaged
Posted by ali on 2 August, 2013 - 9:13 am
we have two GT that after two years working liners are deformed and nozzles head are melted very bad.
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Modbus TCP/IP (Ethernet) to Modbus RTU Fiber
Posted by Chris on 2 August, 2013 - 5:33 am
Suggesion device server for Modbus TCP/IP to Modbus RTU Fiber
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Good introductory level book on Process Control and Instrumentation
Posted by G-Dawg on 1 August, 2013 - 11:12 pm
Mechanical Engineer Looking to find a good introductory level book on Process Control and Instrumentation....
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Servo control
Posted by Alyssa on 1 August, 2013 - 8:27 pm
Code for Servo Control
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ML1200: blinking COMM light
Posted by Marty on 1 August, 2013 - 6:51 pm
ML1200: blinking COMM light
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PLC in Class 1 Div 2, cooling options
Posted by I&amp;CAdvisor on 1 August, 2013 - 4:44 pm
are cooling options available for panels in Class 1 Div 2 areas?