Why Are Short Circuit Lines Used in RSLogix 500 Ladder Logic?
Why would you use a short circuit line in RSLogix 500?
By Richard Pickrell on 25 May, 2016 - 2:15 pm
Back in the day many PLCs like the TI 550 and 5 TI would not let you use a shorting branch around a...
By Russ B on 20 May, 2016 - 1:23 pm
Actually, it is because "Long Circuit" lines are too hard to follow. Always keep them...
Select the best actuator for gas/air flow control in reheating furnace (pusher type).
Orifice plate installation
Orifice Plate installation for water service
By tahir ahmad butt on 21 May, 2016 - 2:54 pm
In two phase-fluid condition, it's necessary to install orifice in a vertical position (up...
Flame Detector Orientation Check
Need to check the orientation for the existing flame detectors.
By CCFC on 5 May, 2016 - 9:21 pm
Can you elaborate on the Honeywell Flame Detectors? >Some Honeywell flame detectors are...
New GE Turbine Engine LM6000
Asking About two new engine type Lm6000.
We have 6 nos. oF FRAME 6GE Make gas turbines...
Is Droop Setting Fixed for Frame 5 GE Turbine When Machine Is Designed?
GE Frame5 gas turbine droop setting is fix to 4%. Whether it can be changed once machine is designed.
on 20 May, 2016 - 1:48 pm
Devesh, It's a variable parameter--best left untouched without a thorough understanding of the...
Innovative Control Sytems (Bedrock Automation)
Bedrock Automation Control Systems disrupting the automation world
Interfacing GSM module with matlab
My aim is to send SMS using GSM module by interfacing with matlab
By coldbeer123 on 18 May, 2016 - 10:19 pm
I am working on a similar project and i am unable to send the message from the same. Can anyone...
Looking for a replacement
By ALAN HAAS on 12 May, 2016 - 11:49 am
I have ordered custom transformers from hammond power solutions for stepping up the voltage from...
Determining Percent Reading on mechanical rotameter (Variable Area Flow Meter).
Effect of Relative Humidity on GT Output
How humidity effect is a result of the control system approximation of firing temperature used on GE heavy-duty gas turbines?
By Dathan Bishop on 17 May, 2016 - 12:23 am
I am a process operator and familiar with humidity analyzers being used to compensate for lbs of...
The I-7567 is a USB to HART Converter
Sending data from SCADA to LabView using HART protocol
By ICP DAS on 16 May, 2016 - 6:49 pm
We suggest to use one of our Hart to Modbus Converters. For Modbus RTU (serial), you can use...
SPD Problem of Slow GDT Response
How does SPD overcome the issue of slow GDT time response?
By xtronics on 16 May, 2016 - 11:48 am
> It is known that the GDT has a slow response and the TVS is > fast response but has low...
Sick Safety Curtain Programming Cable Pin Out
Sick C4000 Advanced Safety Curtain Programming Cable Pin Out
Problem logging in with configuration Studio Experion PKS 311
How Zener Barriers and Galvanic Isolated Network Are Used Together
What is the use of a galvanic isolation network? How do is it connected to power supply and field devices?
Converting Intouch 5.6b to Factory Talkview
Need to convert SCADA from Intouch 5.6b to Factorytalkview
Migration from CS3000 TO CENTUM VP
Annoyed for having to think of migrating to Centum VP just because Dell has stopped manufacturing XP compatible Workstations.
Turbine Failing to Ignite
After plant blackout, turbine fails to ignite.
Why always Zener barriers used for BN3500 not active barriers?
Why always Zener barriers used for BN3500 not active barriers for vibration monitoring systems?
Every 12 hours or so the VFD trips out on HU (high bus fault)... why?
By William Hinton on 6 May, 2016 - 3:10 pm
There are only a few reasons for an OVER VOLTAGE trip in a VFD. The easiest thing to test is...
Need help finding a laser sensor
By Luke Barber on 5 May, 2016 - 3:16 pm
You could use a Banner Engineering Q3XTBLD-Q8. That has a 300mm sensing range. ...
I need help with the relays of the serie SR3 Multilin.
CT, High and Impedance Electrical System
High or Los impedence system how can you say ?? On what basis? What happens if CT saturates?
Yokogawa Centum VP 4.03 in Windows 7 environment
I need to install Centum VP 4.03 on HIS in Windows 7 environment.
By Bolek on 4 May, 2016 - 4:09 am
Thanks for reply. For me is most important "Report Package". Have you installed it?...
Network Design for Automation
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.
By Robert Dusza on 3 May, 2016 - 9:17 am
Hi Dschmidt, Since this is a new Ethernet Install, I would use the Stratix switches with the...
What makes a generator increase load
What makes a generator coupled to a gas turbine increase load when load raise command is issued to Mark V
Difference Power Cables and Signal Cables
Please tell me the exact difference between Power Cables and Signal Cables used for Instrumentation Field Applications.
Honeywell Experion PKS R430.3, Cascade Loop Initialization
Have a PID block which needs a hold of some sort, is resetting upon initializing with downstream blocks.
Calculation of Power for 3 Phase Supply
Calculation of power for a 3 phase unbalanced circuit
Tank Level - Integrating or Self Regulating
Pumped tank discharging via VSD controlled centrifugal pump
By milo510 on 28 April, 2016 - 3:24 pm
Thanks for your reply. Yes, we are controlling level by varying the speed of the VSD. But if we...
GT fuel oil hunting during startup and after synchronization (up to 40 MW)