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Mark V 96FG-6 Transmitter Issues on S Core
Posted by RSolo on 6 April, 2017 - 4:39 pm
96FG-6 is not reading correctly. <R> and <T> are similar while <S> appears dropped out.
PTB Sensor Check
Posted by Jsalve on 6 April, 2017 - 1:23 pm
Can I calibrate PTB sensor with a water pump?
MK4 Communication Protocol
Posted by me on 6 April, 2017 - 8:44 am
Is there any communication protocol document for these device or a test application?
Scaling an Analog Input
Posted by zishanN on 6 April, 2017 - 6:48 am
how do i scale an analog input? Please explain everything in steps with some examples.
Honeywell TDC 3000 Documentation
Posted by ammar_yasir on 5 April, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Looking for Honeywell TDC 3000 documentation for pin instructions
HP HMI for Material Handling
Posted by althomas49 on 5 April, 2017 - 8:57 am
Looking for advice on using High Performance HMI graphics in Material Handling Applications.
Jenbacher Diane XT Sudden Reboot Problem
Posted by nomankhalid on 5 April, 2017 - 3:43 am
Problem with GE Jenbacher generators where Jenbacher Diane XT installed on all 3 control panels of the generators suddenly reboot.
Posted by Rajeshbaby on 5 April, 2017 - 2:25 am
VCMI IO STATE EXCHANGE FOR <S> FAILED alarm in frame 9E DLN Gas Turbine with Mark 6 control
Delta P Shut Off for Control Valve
Posted by raja_cshah on 4 April, 2017 - 11:46 pm
What is the significance of Maximum Delta P shut off for valves? Why due to high DP across valve, it will not allow to open the valve?
Field Bus Communication Failure
Posted by Abdul Rahim Hsino on 4 April, 2017 - 11:38 pm
Foundation Field bus (FF) - Input Open (IOP) issue.
GE 6B Bottle Test
Posted by 6bturbinetech on 4 April, 2017 - 8:41 am
Question on GE6B SRV/GCV leak test.
I and C Challenges in GT Driven Compressor Package
Posted by Jagrut_Vora on 4 April, 2017 - 4:56 am
Quick check points for consideration during the Instrumentation Engineering for GT Driven Compressors in LNG Plant.
Automating a Motor Controlled Valve Using a PID Controller
Posted by revamp on 4 April, 2017 - 4:35 am
I currently have a situation wherein I have to use a PID Controller to control a motorized valve
Mark Vie Fast Close Solenoid
Posted by brighton on 3 April, 2017 - 10:43 pm
What is the signal to trigger MarkVie, CV, MSV, RSV, IV fast close?
Shutdown and Blowdown Valves in Oil and Gas Processing
Posted by Oladayo on 3 April, 2017 - 5:40 pm
Looking for safety information on Shutdown and Blowdown Valves
Retriving Data from Mettler Toledo 1769-ASCII to IND560 Interface
Posted by maruscitto on 3 April, 2017 - 5:22 pm
Retrieving weight data from a Mettler Toledo to a CompactLogix 5370 processor.
DANFOSS AK-SC255 XML Communications
Posted by bryansteer on 3 April, 2017 - 5:20 pm
Where is the Device ID for Danfoss AK-SC255
GE Mk IV Power Supply Question
Posted by meldenton on 3 April, 2017 - 3:44 pm
Looking for information about newer GE Mk IV power supply, DS3820PSCB1B1B
How to Analyze a Safety Circuit
Posted by plcacademy on 3 April, 2017 - 12:29 pm
How do I analyze a safety relay circuit to understand how it works?
Fuel Gas Volume Flow Compensation Formula
Posted by hany5757 on 3 April, 2017 - 11:37 am
need to know the source of this equation: Fcomp = Funcomp X √((Pop/Pd)X (Td/Top)X (Gd/Gop)) for fuel gas flow reading at standard conditions?
PID Control Alternatives in Electro-mechanical Applications
Posted by leodavinci1990 on 3 April, 2017 - 11:33 am
What are Modern Alternatives to PID control in electromechanical systems and how are they different?
Modbus Sniffer Software
Posted by lallo65 on 3 April, 2017 - 6:53 am
Sniffer SW for Modbus via radio with communication problems.
Gas Turbine Stator Temperature Sensors
Posted by davidmcc on 3 April, 2017 - 4:25 am
GE Frame 6B stator temperature sensor replacement
GE Steam Turbine Trip Anticipator Test
Posted by quangnguyenpp on 3 April, 2017 - 3:58 am
Mark Vie, Steam turbine, trip anticipator test
BLU 100-D Controller
Posted by Derek Freeman on 2 April, 2017 - 2:45 pm
Looking for a BLU 100-D motion controller
Plug and Butterfly Valves
Posted by B N Vala on 2 April, 2017 - 7:43 am
What are the common features between plug valve and butterfly valve?
Configuring Altivar 12 Remotely Using Logic Inputs
Posted by rs on 1 April, 2017 - 12:22 pm
I am really lost with all the settings needed to get an Altivar 12 working the way I want it to do..
Differences between Servo and Vector PLCs
Posted by subhajitaich93 on 30 March, 2017 - 10:13 am
Differences between Servo PLC and Vector PLC and between Servo Inverter and Vector Inverter
Rotational Direction of a Turbine Generator
Posted by Saul on 29 March, 2017 - 3:40 pm
Could you please help me clarify if the rotational direction of a turbine is always the same.
TRICONEX 3806E AO Card Issues
Posted by Syed on 29 March, 2017 - 2:42 pm
TRICONEX AO CARD 3806E load fuse error
Valve Sizing Equation
Posted by Saulo3535 on 29 March, 2017 - 1:11 pm
Puzzled by equation Q(SCFM) = 16.05 Cv ((P1^2 - P2^2)/ SGg T)^0.5
How Does Imbalance in Transformer Secondary Affect Primary
Posted by davidmcc on 29 March, 2017 - 9:34 am
If a neutral current flows to earth on the secondary of a delta to star step down transformer, how are the primary currents affected?
Radar Level Transmitter Fluctuation
Posted by VKGUPTA on 28 March, 2017 - 6:35 am
Guide Wave Radar Level Transmitter fluctuation
Turbine Compartment Ventilation
Posted by khoriwal000 on 27 March, 2017 - 11:24 pm
Gas turbine compartment temperature
Torque Converter and Turning Gear System in Gas Turbine
Posted by Tiru on 27 March, 2017 - 12:34 pm
Need to know about torque converter and turning gear system in gas turbine.
Programming SCL on Omron
Posted by TrustTech on 27 March, 2017 - 4:36 am
I need help to resolve a problem with a program using structured text on a Omron CJ2M CPU31
Siemens S7-400 Downloading Issues While Test Mode On
Posted by Placido on 27 March, 2017 - 3:13 am
Issues while performing download to an S7-400
How To Get Certified by GE?
Posted by melabd on 26 March, 2017 - 7:19 am
I want to get certified by GE as a technical field advisor?
Fire Alarm Monitoring in Triconex?
Posted by Femi on 24 March, 2017 - 10:14 am
Triconex interface that connects to fire alarm control panel
Gas Turbine High Temperature
Posted by Engineer Sonny Amaiko on 24 March, 2017 - 3:14 am
When gas turbine load reaches 1 MW high temperature occurs
Wiring Up 7 Emergency Stops on a Conveyor
Posted by GregR on 22 March, 2017 - 11:57 pm
Looking for a diagram for wiring emergency stops on a conveyor.
Generator Enclosure of GT LM6000
Posted by alonxo on 22 March, 2017 - 4:56 pm
We have negative pressure in generator enclosure with one fan, the other fan works with positive pressure.
Temperature Controller
Posted by subhajitaich93 on 22 March, 2017 - 3:00 pm
TZN4S temperature controller controls the temperature of heat sealer. While running process value deeps in from the set value and after sometime it resettles sensor attached with is a thermocouple.
Pump Suction Pressure Frequently Increase and Decrease
Posted by Mahabub on 22 March, 2017 - 7:01 am
In Boiler Feed water Pump all the time pump suction pressure increase and decrease. Why this is happening and how we can overcome the problem.
Emergency Shutdown Valves Hydrostatic Cycling Test
Posted by khalid Idris on 22 March, 2017 - 6:41 am
I am looking for Emergency shutdown valves hydrostatic cycling test reference.
Best way to Communicate Between Honeywell TDC3000 and Triconex PLC via ePLCG
Posted by govoniman2010 on 22 March, 2017 - 4:16 am
What considerations should be taken?
Bentley Nevada Vibration Probes Faulting
Posted by support on 21 March, 2017 - 4:58 pm
Bentley Nevada Vibration Probes and key phasor fault
Analog Input Module Question - RTS & RPI
Posted by dirtyc on 21 March, 2017 - 4:29 pm
Difference between RTS and RPI in an analog input module
YorkShire YSF6 Circuit Breaker Issues
Posted by Wayneski on 21 March, 2017 - 2:26 pm
YorkShire YSF6 circuit breaker Manual and drive shaft fault
Absolute Pressure Transmitter Calibration
Posted by Moromi on 21 March, 2017 - 2:17 pm
Looking for calibration procedure of Rosemount 3051S1TA absolute pressure transmitter
Cobots Collaborative Robots
Posted by BillyMac on 21 March, 2017 - 7:42 am
Looking for people's experiences with Cobot robot/PLC integration
Symbol Table for Step 7
Posted by Lotos on 21 March, 2017 - 7:29 am
I'm beginner with step 7, need some help creating a symbol table.
GE EX2100E Documentation Needed
Posted by melabd on 20 March, 2017 - 6:54 pm
Looking for Ex2100e and Ls2100e documentation
Developing Criterion for Plant and Model Using Model Predictive Control (MPC)
Posted by Rex on 20 March, 2017 - 12:54 pm
What criterion my plant and model need in order to have good control outcome with Model predictive control (MPC)?
Anti-static Device in Ball Valve
Posted by Mohamedibr752 on 20 March, 2017 - 10:21 am
Testing anti-static device in ball valve after valve overhaul
How Many Devices in Serial on a Set of CT
Posted by Saul on 19 March, 2017 - 10:55 am
We want to add some measurement devices at the secondary of a set of CTs. Is it possible without perturbing the measurements?
Tower Lighting
Posted by Ajanthika on 18 March, 2017 - 8:35 pm
I have access to a 325' tower for my remote station, and like to assist the tower owner where possible. The tower lighting is controlled by a light sensitive switch working a relay which actually controls the lights.
Modbus RTU on Allen Bradley MicroLogix 1400
Posted by p g ray on 18 March, 2017 - 11:53 am
Modbus RTU with MicroLogix 1400 as master and Eurotherm controllers as slave. Communication is slow or stops when one or more slave is off or error.
Cap.prn File Create
Posted by mrvvijayavv on 17 March, 2017 - 10:53 pm
Please help for how to creat cap.prn file
Gas Turbine: Turbocharger vs Power Upgrading
Posted by bkarim55 on 17 March, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Water injection has been several times discussed on but what about Dry Air Injection?? Advantage and inconvenient?
Is it Possible to Select ISO on Liquid Fuel
Posted by Nasirih on 17 March, 2017 - 1:24 am
How much is loading rate for frame 9 heavy duty on iso mode
Motion Control Advice Needed for Custom Machine
Posted by Markf on 17 March, 2017 - 12:00 am
Looking for help for a machine build that requires 1 "X" feed control and 2 "Z" feed controls. The "Z" feed needs to have 2 modes: one driving same direction and one opposite.
Looking for Possible Research Topics
Posted by Ben on 16 March, 2017 - 2:02 pm
Looking for researchable topics for my M.Sc. thesis in any of the following areas Process control, Power generation, Automation, or Sensors.
Transducer and Calibration
Posted by Maj on 16 March, 2017 - 10:08 am
Ultrasonic or Infrared probe to measure the concentration and/or flow of slurries.
96BD-1 Process Line Clogged
Posted by calgirl17 on 16 March, 2017 - 9:15 am
Low side of 96BD-1 process line clogged with water wash liquid residue.
Siemens Teleperm XP FB84 Time Constant
Posted by kumaralstom on 16 March, 2017 - 6:09 am
Siemens Teleperm FB84 PT Delay element time constant
Reduced Gas Turbine Base Load Output
Posted by kwabenaasare on 16 March, 2017 - 3:00 am
Baseload output of our GE frame 9E has reduced from 110MW to 95MW in spite of the fact that we have carried out air inlet filter change and an off-line compressor water wash.
Limit Switches on Compressor Bleed Valve
Posted by dannys on 15 March, 2017 - 2:51 pm
Looking for detailed explanation about limit switches on compressor bleed valve.
Configuring Remote HMI Viewer in GE MARK VIe
Posted by anwartota9 on 15 March, 2017 - 8:34 am
How to configure a remote HMI viewer station on GE MARK VIe?
High CO in Turbine Exhaust
Posted by sethsaini on 15 March, 2017 - 7:44 am
Hitachi gas turbine has high CO in exhaust
Premix Mode To Lean-Lean Mode
Posted by bil07 on 14 March, 2017 - 11:59 am
Frame 9E engine jumps from DLN1 premix mode TO lean-lean mode
Load sharing between STG and Utility Grid
Posted by Jagdish on 14 March, 2017 - 11:37 am
Load sharing between STG and Utility Grid
SCFM vs ACFM, How This Relates to Velocity
Posted by PaulKraemer1 on 14 March, 2017 - 9:18 am
Is there a distinction similar to that between ACFM and SCFM when interpreting air velocity data (in feet per minute)?
How Seal Oil fFows to Overhead Tank from a Compressor.
Posted by Madani. on 12 March, 2017 - 7:08 pm
How does seal oil flow to ove head tank from compressor? what is the role of reference gas pressure?
DNPbi Variables in ISaGRAF
Posted by Madara_inst on 12 March, 2017 - 4:00 am
Difference between using dnp.flag and dnp.value
GE Gas Turbine Fuel Conversion I&C
Posted by engineerahmed on 11 March, 2017 - 6:18 am
Need Informative help for Gas turbine Fuel COnversion
Looking for PROWIN software.
Posted by ichart on 9 March, 2017 - 11:15 pm
Where can I download the PROWIN program?
FoxRTU Station with ISaGRAF 5
Posted by Madara_inst on 9 March, 2017 - 9:56 am
looking for a tutorial to begin using FoxRTU station with ISaGRAF
Asymmetric Input Constraint to Control a System (with Polytopic Uncertainty) Via MPC
Posted by nagpalh on 9 March, 2017 - 7:39 am
How to handle Asymmetric input constraint to control a system (with polytopic uncertainty) via MPC
How Does a V/I Convertor Work?
Posted by mamta1364 on 9 March, 2017 - 5:46 am
How does a V/I convertor transducer work?
Communication between Sepam 40 and Citect SCADA
Posted by Ghazal on 8 March, 2017 - 4:38 pm
Establishing communication between a Merlin Green S10MD power meter and a Citect SCADA system
Back to Isochronous and Droop
Posted by nomolos on 8 March, 2017 - 8:48 am
I understand droop and isochronous modes, but have a question about speedtronic logic.
Generator Compartment
Posted by Alonso on 7 March, 2017 - 4:55 pm
Negative pressure in generator compartment of GT LM6000
Modicon B883-201 Circuit Troubleshooting
Posted by Salman on 7 March, 2017 - 1:53 pm
Need help troubleshooting defective rtd card
Rosemount Dissolved Oxygen Analyzer Calibration
Posted by hanumanth on 7 March, 2017 - 10:49 am
Problem calibrating dissolved oxygen analyzer (sensor) in thermal power plant
Performance Heater Water LIne Booster Pump Issue
Posted by AbdulKarim on 6 March, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Performance heater water line PSV simmering because pump suction pressure too strong.
Dimensions of Telemecanique CPX 37 Operator Panel
Posted by aelhaik on 6 March, 2017 - 8:47 am
Need the dimensions of Telemecanique CPX 37 operator panel
Question about Process Control
Posted by alex on 6 March, 2017 - 7:52 am
I have a question about a Steam control loop
Variable Speed Drive for Pump Control
Posted by Maj on 6 March, 2017 - 7:16 am
Variable speed pump and control
Repairing Instrumentation
Posted by AThabit on 6 March, 2017 - 3:40 am
Questions about what parts could be repaired in transmitters and control valves
Turbine Bearing Temperature and Plant Blackout
Posted by GeorgeP on 6 March, 2017 - 2:17 am
Turbine bearing temperature rise in the event of a total blackout.
PDF of GE 9HA01 O&M Manual
Posted by MAkram on 6 March, 2017 - 1:04 am
Looking for copy of O&M Manual for a GE 9HA gas turbine
Interfacing a PLC Barcode Reader with PC
Posted by santhoshasb on 6 March, 2017 - 12:08 am
Connecting a barcode reader with a PLC an then reading the barcode data on a PC.
Connecting a GPS Receiver to Modbus/TCP
Posted by LanHill on 5 March, 2017 - 1:46 pm
Recommend GPS receiver which support Modbus/TCP
Old GE TIL for Lube Oil Heaters on FR6B
Posted by topcat123 on 5 March, 2017 - 9:49 am
Looking for ge TIL with regard to Lube Oil Heaters
Benefits of Tie Breaker in Normally Open or Normally Closed Position
Posted by lemo on 5 March, 2017 - 2:07 am
Power plant two units GT and 230KV GIS 2 line breakers and one tie breaker configure. Tie breaker designed normally open position concept.
Vijeo Citect - OMRON DIGITAL Datatype Issue
Posted by thorshz on 5 March, 2017 - 12:52 am
Our SCADA IPC broke down and we just assembled new PC which is using Vijeo Citect. Communication with PC seems working fine, but some data are not real-time, need to restart Vijeo software to update.
Aspen OTS Framework connect to Centum VP DCS
Posted by syedsamsamuddin on 4 March, 2017 - 3:54 am
Connecting Aspen OTS Framework to Yokogawa Centum VP DCS R5 without the ExaOPC.
Intellisys Modbus RTU COM Port to DB9 CM 1241 (RS485)
Posted by Herbrata on 3 March, 2017 - 11:49 pm
2 Wires RS485 to DB9 in Modbus RTU Protocol.
Windows Based OLE and ActiveX in Logging Data to PC
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 3 March, 2017 - 10:30 pm
Windows based applications other than OLE and ActiveX in logging data to PC