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P2 Pressure Hunting
Posted by RKSGE on 19 March, 2016 - 11:31 pm
MARK V frequent hunting in P2 pressure and load
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Commissioning Allen Bradely PLC
Posted by ahdash on 19 March, 2016 - 5:54 pm
Commissioning AB Rockwell Software RSL.5000.500 and 50
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Excel Spread Sheet Showing Heat Balance
Posted by batangtayabas55 on 19 March, 2016 - 5:22 pm
560 MW Combined Cycle Heat Balance in Excel spread sheet
Centrifugal Compressor Startup
Posted by hana on 19 March, 2016 - 9:36 am
Centrifugal compressor philosophy!
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Issue with Modbus TCP/IP Communication
Posted by zenerdiode on 19 March, 2016 - 12:33 am
I am working on Emerson Delta V DCS and communicating with 24 3rd Party Packages over Modbus TCP/IP. I am facing communication issue with 2 Compressors.
Engineering Students looking for Survey Participants
Posted by KyleTRB on 18 March, 2016 - 4:30 pm
I'm currently part of a small team of engineering students that's designing a new and improved automation product
Schneider Electric Software and Windows 10
Posted by apps_man on 18 March, 2016 - 10:17 am
Windows 10 compatibility with current Schneider programming software.
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Programming FX2n-EX
Posted by franz03 on 18 March, 2016 - 5:11 am
Programming FX2n-EX in GX developer
Change Unit Number in Mark-VI for All Signals
Posted by shakaramiali on 18 March, 2016 - 3:52 am
How can change the Unit Number for all signal in Mark-Vi?
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GE PACSystems Rx3i Error
Posted by Chris_IWO on 17 March, 2016 - 7:36 pm
GE PACSystems Rx3i Ethernet Interface Unit Error 402
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Mk5 IOCFG Editor Opening with Alarm Message
Posted by topcat123 on 17 March, 2016 - 7:53 am
Alarm message when opening IOCFG config editor and no voltage data for S core on auto calibration pages
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Link NPN Sensor with MicroController
Posted by Karl M on 16 March, 2016 - 10:43 am
Best method for linking an NPN sensor with a microController
Generator Supplying Capacitive Load
Posted by Hassan on 16 March, 2016 - 9:34 am
Why it is not recommended to operate synchronous generator on lead PF?
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Differential Pressure Switch to Confirm Blower Air Flow
Posted by PaulKraemer1 on 16 March, 2016 - 8:59 am
Using differential pressure switch for blower air flow confimation - please recommend what kind of pressure tips/sensors I should mount in my ducts at the blower inlet and outlet.
Gas Turbine Start Up Acceleration Rate
Posted by barindra75 on 16 March, 2016 - 6:16 am
How to determine if gas turbine acceleration during start up is optimized or not
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Ordering Insevis Controllers and Panels in Eastern Europe or Asia
Posted by Hector on 15 March, 2016 - 6:50 pm
Looking for alternative suppliers for nsevis Controllers and Panels in Eastern Europe or Asia
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4-20 mA Output Card Signal and Return
Posted by notredave on 15 March, 2016 - 2:07 pm
Help on signal and return wire landing for 4-20 mA output
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Main Causes for Negative Phase Sequence Occurring in Generator
Posted by Devesh on 15 March, 2016 - 9:47 am
What are the main causes for negative phase sequence occurring in Generator?
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Why We Take Two Phase of PT for Synchronization with Sychroscope
Posted by Devesh on 15 March, 2016 - 9:30 am
Why we take respectively 2 phase of both PT in synchronization with synchroscope for matching voltage and frequency?
SEL-351S to Centum VP Communication Via MODBUS
Posted by simango1981 on 15 March, 2016 - 8:03 am
SEL-351S MODBUS protocol not available in the firmware
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PM9C Power Meter MODBUS Communication
Posted by Kevin Hella on 15 March, 2016 - 5:27 am
Setting up MODBUS communication between PM9C Schneider power meter and a PLC.
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Automated Fabric Pickup
Posted by z4nadeesh on 15 March, 2016 - 5:15 am
I need to pick up fabric pieces from a stack of 1 inch by 3 inch silk like garment labels. Is there an easy way to do that with precision?
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Control Cards of Inverter
Posted by haroon00023 on 14 March, 2016 - 2:03 am
Does having a power factor improvement panel effect in any way the control side operation of the variable speed drive?
Cable Size For 1500KVA Transformer
Posted by dipesh1991 on 14 March, 2016 - 1:42 am
Need to Know cable size For 1500KVA Transformer at L.T Side
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Frame 6B GT Spread Issue
Posted by JJss on 13 March, 2016 - 7:14 am
Frame VI GT High Exhaust Spread Trip at FSNL
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Programming the Trol T6
Posted by corvairbob on 11 March, 2016 - 7:10 pm
Got stuck programming a Trol T6 today and never seen one before. Did not have any information to even start so I need help.
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Need Uniform software user's guide
Posted by Timalg on 11 March, 2016 - 6:43 am
Need uniform software user's guide
Anyone Used the S275 Wireless Smart PLC with SMS Alert Alarm?
Posted by Sammuel on 11 March, 2016 - 4:11 am
I am finding out about a new type S275 smart PLC that supports SMS alert function recently. Has anyone used it?
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PLC Keeps Kicking Power Off
Posted by DB on 10 March, 2016 - 10:12 pm
Help needed! PLC for an extruder is constantly kicking power off.
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PLC ABB Pluto -- HMI ABB CP651
Posted by Mike76 on 10 March, 2016 - 8:32 pm
Problem with communication between PLC ABB PLUTO and HMI ABB CP651
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Read Voltage and Current Curves with MODBUS
Posted by danieloak on 10 March, 2016 - 8:19 pm
Using MODBUS to read voltage and current curves (512 points each).
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S7 400 Redundancy Failure of Automation Processors During Switchover
Posted by senthilrmohan on 10 March, 2016 - 9:24 am
S7 400 redundancy failure of automation processors during master/standby switchover
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4-20ma Control Loop
Posted by devgaur405 on 10 March, 2016 - 1:06 am
How to wire a 4-20ma transmitter powered separately to a 4-20ma Analog input module of PLC which has isolated channels. The module has 24V dc sourcing.
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VFD interface with PLC
Posted by Cleo on 9 March, 2016 - 10:30 pm
Aid for VFD interface to PLC
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Controlling Torque on a Brushless DC Motor
Posted by Scott on 9 March, 2016 - 2:59 pm
Is it possible to control the torque created by a 100Kw brushless DC Motor?
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Selecting Induction Motor for VFD Application
Posted by abhi1202 on 9 March, 2016 - 8:20 am
I want to select a motor for centrifugal pump driven by VFD.
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CSP File Modification in MARK V
Posted by RKSGE on 9 March, 2016 - 5:41 am
CSP file modification and update in MARK V Speedtronics control
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Technical Evaluation Criteria for Steam Conditioning Valve
Posted by hany5757 on 8 March, 2016 - 8:39 pm
Technical evaluation criteria for Steam Conditioning Valve that will reduce the steam pressure from H.P. to M.P.?
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Spider II Communication Setup
Posted by iwoiwo on 8 March, 2016 - 7:32 pm
How to setup the communication between Hagglunds Spider II controller and PC?
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Woodward EGCP-1 Manual
Posted by Barbican on 8 March, 2016 - 1:25 pm
Manual or drawings for the EGCP-1 by Woodward
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Load Throw Due to Over Frequency
Posted by neeuor on 8 March, 2016 - 10:12 am
How to best tackle load throw issue by GT governors to avoid load shedding?
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MWI-related question
Posted by Neo on 8 March, 2016 - 3:41 am
Questions about Modified Webbo Index
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MODBUS Variable Span
Posted by wangzhichao on 7 March, 2016 - 10:25 am
The span of each variable at slave side is different from that in MODBUS Master side.
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Reasons for High Axial Vibrations Resulting from Compressor Surge
Posted by Amir660 on 7 March, 2016 - 10:02 am
Possible causes of increased vibration in centrifugal compressor due to surging
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Changing Dial Type Governor UG-40 from 4% Drop to Zero Droop
Posted by JunLimuran on 7 March, 2016 - 3:55 am
How will the generator respond when Dial Type Governor is changed from UG-40 from 4% drop to zero droop?
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Rebooting a Controller on MKVIe
Posted by ahaanwar2 on 7 March, 2016 - 1:28 am
How do I reboot controller R in GE Mark VIe
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Why an O&M Team Requires Software Access?
Posted by senthilrmohan on 6 March, 2016 - 11:28 pm
Why does an O&M team requires software access? We use PCS7 for gas turbines.
Proportional Valve Issues
Posted by transd on 6 March, 2016 - 4:43 pm
Proportional Valve internal Leakage
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Instrument Grounding Vs Electrical Grounding
Posted by Liju Jacob on 6 March, 2016 - 8:54 am
Should Instrument earth be connected to Electrical earth?
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4 Wire Modem Replacement
Posted by bjamiil2 on 6 March, 2016 - 12:27 am
Replacing a 4 wire modem with 2 wire modem
GT Tripped When Switching from Master to Slave
Posted by senthil on 5 March, 2016 - 2:13 am
Gas Turbine tripped when switching from master to slave automation processor
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Mark V Firmware Revision Compatibility
Posted by gpk on 5 March, 2016 - 1:24 am
Firmware revision compatibility issue of LCC/SLCC with DCC/SDCC boards in Mark-V
Flow Orifice in Parallel of Pressure Control Valve
Posted by safaq on 4 March, 2016 - 2:52 am
Logic for having a Flow Orifice in Parallel to Pressure Control Valve
Frequent Burning of Exciter Starter
Posted by TITOPALAU on 3 March, 2016 - 11:26 pm
The exciter starter of our Cummins generator is always burning out.
JControls BacNet MSTP to OPC
Posted by datacontrol on 3 March, 2016 - 12:48 pm
Duplicating a data stream from JControls BacNet MSTP to OPC
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Proportional Only Control
Posted by w4n0b1366 on 2 March, 2016 - 10:48 pm
Proportional only control response in a flow system
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Achilles Certification and Serial MODBUS Protocol
Posted by MPIR on 2 March, 2016 - 8:55 am
Serial MODBUS to Ethernet bridge that is certified Achilles
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New to PLC's and Have a Project
Posted by dkmc on 1 March, 2016 - 10:41 pm
New project retrofitting a metal cutting band saw with PLC and HMI, need help with software programming.
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Servo Motor Control
Posted by franz03 on 1 March, 2016 - 9:23 pm
Gx Developer for servo control
Configuring Transmitter in Centum VP
Posted by Aman on 1 March, 2016 - 1:47 pm
I would like to know how to configure a Foundation fieldbus Transmitter from CEntum VP EWS.
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Identifying Sources of Error from Electromagnetic Flowmeters
Posted by Jakbob on 1 March, 2016 - 7:35 am
Thesis work involving data from electromagnetic flowmeters
Connecting a 3500/22M Card
Posted by Maatallah_3107 on 1 March, 2016 - 7:27 am
Connecting a TDI 3500/22M card without MODBUS interface
Installing Reverse Power Protection on my System
Posted by Imran on 29 February, 2016 - 11:07 pm
I want to install Reverse power protection on my system. Is there a product that I should install?
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Omron PLC Giving 502 Port Error When Connecting with MODBUS TCP/IP
Posted by leineme on 29 February, 2016 - 5:13 pm
Getting error when connecting to Omron PLC from my PC with MODBUS TCP/IP using the port 502
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Siemens KKS Tag for OFA
Posted by kellenm on 29 February, 2016 - 11:48 am
I'm trying to classify a KKS-tag subsystem for over-fire air (OFA) equipment, but can't find anything specific in the standard Siemens set.
Documentation for Fischer and Porter Electronic Process Pressure Transmitters Type 50E
Posted by Bobby Smart on 29 February, 2016 - 11:35 am
Looking for data sheets for the Fischer and Porter Electronic Process Pressure Transmitters Type 50E series.
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Speedtronic Mark 4 Interface Module
Posted by Kingrosekhan123 on 29 February, 2016 - 9:43 am
Looking for a list of interface modules used in Speed Tronic Mark 4, like Vibration module, Speed Relay, etc.
Common EP and SOV for Two Different Control Valves
Posted by Usama on 29 February, 2016 - 6:29 am
What is standard and industrial practice for use of common SOV and common electric to pneumatic (EP) converter for operation of two control valves in parallel?
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Motor Winding Problem
Posted by AKASH on 29 February, 2016 - 12:12 am
I want to know what is the range for motor resistance?
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BACnet/IP via KEPware
Posted by iman102 on 28 February, 2016 - 7:51 am
There is a problem in BACnet network with KEPware and TwinCAT.
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Effect of Relative Humidity on GT Output
Posted by zaqpolim on 28 February, 2016 - 7:32 am
How humidity effect is a result of the control system approximation of firing temperature used on GE heavy-duty gas turbines?
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Lift Solenoid Valve Failure
Posted by Amr1589 on 26 February, 2016 - 2:45 pm
Possible scenarios to deal with lift solenoid valve failure.
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No Connection with Remodaq 8578
Posted by Fuzz on 26 February, 2016 - 5:11 am
I can detect a module through its software but cannot connect to it.
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Replace a DVC 6000/6200 without Stroking Actuator
Posted by journeymanj on 25 February, 2016 - 10:15 pm
How to change out a fisher DVC for an actuator that cannot be stroked to perform an initial calibration?
Name Based Addressing to Communicate between RX3i PLC & Cimplicity HMI
Posted by premkumar on 25 February, 2016 - 3:32 pm
Any protocol that supports name based addressing rather than memory address to communicate between RX3i PLC and Cimplicity HMI to avoid assigning address to PLC variables.
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Panel Layout
Posted by Rodney Price on 25 February, 2016 - 3:09 pm
What is considered standard for panel layout?
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Frame 9E 88tk Fan Motor
Posted by samrannaveed on 25 February, 2016 - 11:58 am
What would happen with GE frame 9E gas turbine if 88tk fail on base load?
Decoupling of Non-square Mimo Control System with Size of (3*7)
Posted by Saied on 25 February, 2016 - 11:16 am
Decoupling the Mimo system transfer function decoupling using decoupler matrix?
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Hygromatic MODBUS RTU to Xenta 911
Posted by tromad on 25 February, 2016 - 9:05 am
Connecting Hygromatic MODBUS RTU to Xenta 911
Lined Carbon Steel Pipe Compatiblity with Lined Ductile Iron Valve
Posted by ramavel on 24 February, 2016 - 9:00 pm
Is lined carbon steel pipe compatible with lined ductile iron valve?
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Formula for Temperature and Pressure
Posted by inst engineer on 24 February, 2016 - 4:12 pm
Compensating for pressure and temp values that are used as design pressure and temperature.
The Speedtronic Mark VI UCVH
Posted by DAMENE on 24 February, 2016 - 2:34 pm
What is the recent speedtronic Mark VI witch replaces all the precedent cards UCVE
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7FA CCGT Start Up Fuel Consumption
Posted by DCote on 24 February, 2016 - 10:53 am
Start up gas consumption - 7FA CCGT configuration, cold vs. hot.
Instrument Valves for Oil Pumping
Posted by isso on 24 February, 2016 - 9:37 am
Types of valves for circuits in oil pumping and gas compression. controlled safety valve or valve mechanical safety?
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Speedtronic System - GE
Posted by JD on 24 February, 2016 - 5:40 am
Difference between Speedtronic V & Speedtronic VI
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Installation of Centum CS3000 software
Posted by mudassir_mehmood on 24 February, 2016 - 5:01 am
Have prepared a new EWS for Centum CS3000 DCS. The online documentation (PDF manuals) is not working.
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Citect SCADA Modnet
Posted by teteph56 on 24 February, 2016 - 4:53 am
Using Modnet with Citect scada 6
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Starting Device Trip
Posted by benjie on 24 February, 2016 - 3:25 am
Cranking motor for our GT trips after about 5seconds on start up
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Cannot Read Values from Holding Register (DB10.DBW0) of PLC
Posted by Dinhlong on 23 February, 2016 - 10:46 am
Using PLC as Server to hold values of holding register and then use jamodModbus as client to write codes from PC to connect to PLC and read values from holding register. Value is always zero.
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Home Automation Systems
Posted by olliemarkowski on 23 February, 2016 - 1:00 am
Looking for advice on home automation systems
Siemens S7-1200 MODBUS RTU to SEL Relay
Posted by Ygor on 22 February, 2016 - 9:01 am
Interfaceing a Siemens s7-1200 PlC to a SEL 751A relay via MODBUS RTU RS232 serial communication.
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MODBUS RS485 Loop
Posted by rjcarreiro on 22 February, 2016 - 8:48 am
I am having a problem with my rs485 connection to a series of MODBUS addressed devices. I can only read half of my sensors.
Connecting TSX Micro with SCADA IFIX 5.1
Posted by nabilos on 22 February, 2016 - 5:22 am
Using SCADA IFIX 5.1 software to communicate with a TSX micro-processor
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Connecting Mitsubishi PLC to Inverter Using MODBUS
Posted by Essimseytov Asset on 22 February, 2016 - 2:44 am
Is it possible to connect Mitsubishi FX3U with frequency inverter from a different company using MODBUS?
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Alternatives to Using Elmo Servo Drives
Posted by PeterSa on 22 February, 2016 - 1:48 am
What Servo Drives fits what industry? And what other alternative do we have for compact servos?
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S7-1200 Remote Commisioning
Posted by AUTOMOTO21 on 22 February, 2016 - 1:35 am
Remote commissioning of an S7-1200 station (from home)
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Liquid Fuel Control Valve Fault of Mark-VI Logic
Posted by Sainik on 22 February, 2016 - 1:03 am
Why L3LFLT trip logic has been configured in Mark-VI logic??
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GT 9 MW Limitation
Posted by william.chong on 22 February, 2016 - 12:58 am
MW reduced after generator replaced with standby unit
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Fisher DVC6200HC and AB 1749-OE8H
Posted by DenverGreg on 21 February, 2016 - 9:32 am
Possible communication issues between an AB 1749-OE8H and a Fisher DVC6200HC.
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SGT400 TRIP and PMS issues
Posted by senthilrmohan on 21 February, 2016 - 3:06 am
Station Blackout led to loss of Power. GT1 and GT2 were running in parallel. Fuel changeover from liquid to gas initiated causes trip.