Today is...
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Welcome to Control.com, the global online
community of automation professionals.
Featured Video...
Featured Video
Watch an animation of a conveyor stacking operation demonstrating the use of a move on a gear command.
Our Advertisers
Help keep our servers running...
Patronize our advertisers!
Visit our Post Archive
Forum Archive
7
replies
Exhaust Over Temperature and Abnormal Heat Emission During Startup
Posted by IsaacA on 8 January, 2019 - 4:30 am
Machine tripping on exhaust over temperature and abnormal heat emission during startup
MAGELIS Terminal XBT F023110
Posted by hormoz on 8 January, 2019 - 2:45 am
How to correct application fatal error: 1241?
Lube Oil Consumption High
Posted by SETH on 7 January, 2019 - 11:15 pm
GE frame V gas turbine lube oil consumption after shutdown
10
replies
Cannot Find a 12 VDC Conductivity Switch
Posted by xtal_001 on 7 January, 2019 - 11:18 am
Trying to find a conductivity switch that is powered by 12vdc. All the ones I find are 24 vdc or 24 vac (or 120 vac).
Horizontal Jacking Oil Pump
Posted by jyotirmay on 7 January, 2019 - 7:11 am
Looking for suppliers of horizontal jacking oil pump around 150 lpm 140 kg pressure
4
replies
Mark-5 Vibration Transducers
Posted by shyam on 6 January, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Radial and Axial probes gap voltage adjustment
5
replies
Test Modbus Application
Posted by goVoyager on 5 January, 2019 - 8:37 pm
I am looking for an application (maybe a PLC) that can be used to test my inventory application that uses the Modbus protocol to lock and unlock doors on a cabinet.
1
reply
Can I Split Off 110V from 220V L1 (or L2) and Neutral?
Posted by BackToBasics on 5 January, 2019 - 5:26 pm
Will I be breaking codes powering 110V equipment in a 220V enclosure using L1 (or L2) and neutral without a step-down transformer?
How to Avoid FTV SE HMI Error Messages in Diagnostic Viewer when PLC Communication Lost
Posted by HKhemi1991 on 5 January, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PLC lost is communication with HMI server. The 1000 of error will generate in diagnostics viewer in client systems. How to avoid these errors?
3
replies
GE 6B Steam Injection Control Valve Controls
Posted by cacctuschris on 3 January, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Looking for help with RUN and DIR driven Steam Injection Control Valve Actuator (90CJ)
1
reply
Parker VFD 690+ AC Drive
Posted by kootni on 3 January, 2019 - 6:56 am
Trying to run an AC Motor with Parker AC Drive
4
replies
Industrial Ethernet Problem after Holiday
Posted by Martin on 3 January, 2019 - 1:37 am
Problem with Industrial Ethernet after a holiday shutdown period. Only happens on 7th Axis Robots where the cables go through a caterpillar track.
4
replies
Multiple Modbus RTU Gateways Using a Single Public IP
Posted by JoeJ on 2 January, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Reading from multiple Modbus RTU gateways from the internet using one router.
4
replies
VFD Control of Hoist Motor and Break
Posted by imran0413 on 1 January, 2019 - 7:09 am
How to control a Hoist Motor with VFD?
6
replies
New To Instrumentation Looking for Resources
Posted by kody916 on 30 December, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Help needed for learning instrumentation.
2
replies
Bearing Thermocouple Mating GE Gas Turbines
Posted by Frame6BNewB on 30 December, 2018 - 2:44 am
What do others use to mate bearing thermocouple with the bearing when installed? We have a few cases where oil leak to the junction box through bearing thermocouples.
3
replies
Wiring for 1 Phase 460 Volt Evaporator Motor (Carrier Transicold)
Posted by nzfarmer on 30 December, 2018 - 1:43 am
Wiring for 1 Phase 460 Volt Evaporator Motor (Carrier Transicold)
SEW MOVIDRIVE on Weiler Cutting Machine
Posted by manaratain on 30 December, 2018 - 1:11 am
SEW MOVIDRIVE mdx61b0040-5a3-4-0t showing error
5
replies
Programming SLC 500
Posted by azadrahman on 29 December, 2018 - 5:09 am
Need help with program to send analog input data via RS232 port
3
replies
Cable Fault
Posted by Navanith on 29 December, 2018 - 2:03 am
We are getting around 140VAC in 24VDC control cables
1
reply
Weather Station Using PLC as a Data Concentrator on RS485 Protocol
Posted by Alejandro on 28 December, 2018 - 8:19 am
How to use a PLC as a data concentrator unit for my field devices which communicate on RS485 protocol?
Honeywell CL Code to Custom Algorithm Blocks Conversion
Posted by magana90 on 27 December, 2018 - 11:27 pm
Experience in converting CL code to Honeywell CAB (Custom Algorithm Blocks).
1
reply
Equal % Pressure Control Valve
Posted by balwaturab on 26 December, 2018 - 11:19 pm
Flow varies with 30 to 40 KL/Hr while 1 kg pressure kill by PCV
Baseload Programing for Easygen 3200
Posted by Hugh Griffith on 26 December, 2018 - 9:52 pm
Genset required to run in Base-load mode, but tries to assume over 600kw
Control Circuit_neutral/ 024VDC switching
Posted by manaratain on 26 December, 2018 - 4:18 am
Neutral/ 024VDC switching in control circuits.
10
replies
Ship Generators in Parallel Problem
Posted by Harish on 25 December, 2018 - 6:25 pm
2 generators are in parallel on busbar and show same KW Voltage, but one of the Generators shows high Amps.
5
replies
Automatic Generation Control
Posted by jorjani on 25 December, 2018 - 3:07 pm
This is a question about AGC function
1
reply
Simple Sensor for Finding a Torn Rope in an Open Field
Posted by Micha on 24 December, 2018 - 3:51 pm
A simple sensor for detecting torn laundry rope in an open area- your professional opinion is requested
4
replies
Gas valve (SRV/GCV) Actuator Plug Oil Leakage
Posted by Isulamu on 24 December, 2018 - 6:17 am
Hydraulic Oil leaks from the gas valve actuator plug
2
replies
Installing Analog Core IS230PCAAH1B
Posted by igvman on 22 December, 2018 - 2:18 am
Could not install analog core IS230PCAAH1B in MK6e
1
reply
Wiring Scheme for Position Feedback for a Valve
Posted by lar62 on 21 December, 2018 - 11:09 pm
Wiring diagram and ladder for position feedback for valves
8
replies
Mark 5 Processor Showing A4
Posted by shyam on 20 December, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Mark5 <S> Processor showing A4 after power failure
5
replies
Mark VI UCVE dead?
Posted by MarkUser on 20 December, 2018 - 11:37 am
Having a problem with our Mark VI PLC, where all tests we did are pointing to the core R UCVE failure.
Vibration Analysis
Posted by mnewiraq2000 on 20 December, 2018 - 9:00 am
Vibration Analysis Journey
Smart Terminal Blocks
Posted by harshmansinghinstrumentation on 20 December, 2018 - 5:41 am
Smart Terminal Blocks - usage and application
2
replies
Running 24VDC and 220VAC Signals in the Same Cable
Posted by Hassankh on 20 December, 2018 - 2:35 am
I wonder if the same multicore control cable can carry both 24vdc and 220vac signals?
1
reply
Create or Edit BIG BLOCK in Control Sequence Editor
Posted by jhon123 on 20 December, 2018 - 2:14 am
How to create or edit BIG BLOCK in control sequence editor
1
reply
Mark V Flame Scanner
Posted by control_suresh on 19 December, 2018 - 10:41 am
What is the amplitude of the flame detector pulse in Mark V?
VSV and IGV
Posted by karimhasson84 on 19 December, 2018 - 4:18 am
VSV and IGV in Frame 5 gas turbine
1
reply
System Powered and Field Powered Devices in Mark V
Posted by control_suresh on 18 December, 2018 - 10:32 pm
How are the contact inputs in Mark V powered?
1
reply
MODBUS Communication Between Controller and MicroPLC
Posted by JEETENDRA on 17 December, 2018 - 12:15 am
MODBUS communication between field controller and MicroPLC 1400
UPC Barcode Feedback Hydraulic Cylinder
Posted by OldGuy on 15 December, 2018 - 2:01 pm
Hydraulic cylinder shafts with UPC barcode lazer etched on shaft for position feedback
14
replies
Gas Turbine IVG
Posted by karimhasson84 on 15 December, 2018 - 8:12 am
Gas turbine inlet guide fan
1
reply
Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS Motor
Posted by goodman2018 on 15 December, 2018 - 4:56 am
Command for changing motors running hour in Honeywell TDC3000
Omron Force Bit Cancel via Fins
Posted by xcanowarx on 14 December, 2018 - 5:20 pm
Using @CMND command to cancel forced bits via fins
Communication between HSMS/SECS II
Posted by Youfan Gu on 14 December, 2018 - 11:53 am
HSMS/Ethernet bridge/gateway
7
replies
Purge On - Purge Off on Mark VI
Posted by miqballud on 13 December, 2018 - 11:53 pm
Understanding of Purge On and Purge Off on MARK VI
3
replies
Want to Heat PT100 at Controlled Temperature
Posted by lanjekar on 13 December, 2018 - 9:00 am
Want to heat PT100 RTD element at a controlled temperature.
2
replies
How to Synchronize Motor Speed
Posted by nashrahpirzan on 13 December, 2018 - 3:20 am
Need help adding and inverter and synchronizing motor speed
Modbus Server and Client Stack in ANSI C
Posted by Muhammed Sajid on 12 December, 2018 - 2:47 am
Looking for Modbus Server and Client stack in C Programming language.
2
replies
Response Time/Signal Delay
Posted by Nicholas Bunn on 12 December, 2018 - 1:08 am
Looking to get some information on the response time/data transfer times of Modbus TCP/IP, especially when compared to the OPC UA protocol.
Inverters and Vector Control
Posted by JeffersonAirplane on 11 December, 2018 - 5:44 pm
Working together current control and switching system in a inverter equipment
Unconventional Motion Profiles
Posted by Sotiris_Sy on 11 December, 2018 - 11:45 am
Trying to produce a motion profile that does not exist in the motion controller.
5
replies
Air Flow Requirement for Pneumatic Instruments
Posted by alwaysahobbyist on 11 December, 2018 - 4:37 am
How much air flow would be required for an installation having multiple numbers of Pneumatic Controllers and Transmitters, Control Valves, and Loader Valves?
12
replies
Frame 6B IGV Not at 34 DEG When Turbine Shudown
Posted by SamySam on 10 December, 2018 - 11:51 pm
Gas Turbine GE Simple Cycle Frame6B IGV not back to 34 DEG when Turbine Trip
2
replies
Enhancing a ModBus RTU Network
Posted by Luis on 10 December, 2018 - 4:45 pm
What should I do to connect more than 32 devices with ModBus RTU in one comm network?
3
replies
11KV VCB Blast
Posted by Electricramesh on 10 December, 2018 - 10:35 am
I would like to consult about the breakdown of 11KV 800A VCB
Octagon 5066 with DOS 6.22, 485 Modbus RTU Driver
Posted by Onixx on 10 December, 2018 - 8:52 am
Old mini computer Octagon 5066 with DOS 6.22 OS system and the board has 485 interface. Need to develop a program to poll another device which is transmitting parameters using 485 Modbus RTU.
1
reply
Regulations for Electrical Installations in Factories
Posted by Steven on 10 December, 2018 - 6:52 am
Electrical installations in factories, is this covered by 17th Edition or EWR?
1
reply
Batch Failure - Field Instrumentation/ICS
Posted by daseeker2018 on 10 December, 2018 - 12:08 am
What percentage of failure of installed field devices of one type constitutes a batch failure?
1
reply
Frozen Vibration Readings at Mark VI
Posted by Rizwan Malik on 9 December, 2018 - 11:32 pm
Few Vibration readings observed frozen on Mark6 HMI while few are changing normally and behaviour changes in 24hrs
2
replies
Fail Safe Contacts
Posted by Posty58 on 9 December, 2018 - 12:19 pm
The logic behind fail safe contacts
3
replies
Master Degree Topic
Posted by Mahmoud84 on 9 December, 2018 - 4:27 am
Searching for a master's degree research topic
Advantages and Disadvantages of Supcon DCS
Posted by h_zendehdel on 9 December, 2018 - 2:26 am
Advantages and disadvantages of SUPCON distributed control system
Generator
Posted by CalebW on 7 December, 2018 - 10:07 pm
Multi voltage generator, works at all selections except one
3
replies
Limitation of Connected Devices on Ethernet Network
Posted by alisnelectric on 7 December, 2018 - 8:49 am
Is there any limitation for connecting devices on a Ethernet network?
10
replies
Smart Home Modbus Connection Design
Posted by Nir Porat on 5 December, 2018 - 11:28 pm
What is the proper way to chain modbus devices in 3 floors?
3
replies
Difficulties Getting KL2404 To Work
Posted by jimonmars on 5 December, 2018 - 7:25 pm
Beckhoff KL2404 is not responding to Write Multiple Coils
1
reply
CANopen SDOs
Posted by Madhumati on 5 December, 2018 - 2:26 am
CANopen SDOs access through PDOs
1
reply
Biomass boiler
Posted by jahoc on 4 December, 2018 - 10:02 pm
Boiler Load control on AVR
2
replies
Modicon Compact 984 Unresponsive
Posted by David Siler on 4 December, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Modicon Compact 984 unresponsive and can no longer interface with it
1
reply
Elin DRS Compact 2 Generator Protection
Posted by Matias on 4 December, 2018 - 12:09 pm
DRS Compact 2 Generator Protection Relay
10
replies
Unstable HART Signal via AI Splitter
Posted by leonteh on 3 December, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Unstable HART signal via AI splitter from Endress+Hauser mass flow meters
Offer to Answer 7200 & 9000 Questions
Posted by 7200tech on 3 December, 2018 - 4:16 pm
Answers for your Bently 7200 and 9000 systems
4
replies
Energy Meters and Data Register Reading Issues
Posted by ansmehmood on 3 December, 2018 - 6:52 am
Difference in readings between energy meter and its data register
2
replies
ABB Turbine Control System
Posted by cyclomaster on 3 December, 2018 - 1:56 am
Looking for a company that can handle ABB turbine control systems.
2
replies
Earth Fault Relay Settings for 11kv Distribution Feeders
Posted by Deji on 2 December, 2018 - 2:50 pm
Why is earth fault relay settings for distribution feeders in solidly grounded systems usually between 10% and 20%?
1
reply
Multiplexer to Connect to Gateway using RS485 Modbus
Posted by aymench on 2 December, 2018 - 4:33 am
Need a multiplexer RS485 Modbus for gateway linked to fire alarm panel.
2
replies
MARK VIe Instrument List and Instrument Part Number
Posted by alizareian67 on 2 December, 2018 - 3:28 am
Looking for instrument list and manufacturer of instruments for Mark VIe
3
replies
Nemo D6-S
Posted by Nemo D6-S on 30 November, 2018 - 11:21 pm
Nemo D6-S Modbus parameters.
2
replies
Integrating Fuel Totalizer into Mark VIe
Posted by bgrave_1 on 30 November, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Ultrasonic Flow Meter formerly connected to Rockwell PLC High Speed Counter (HSC) card needs to be integrated into Mark VIe
1
reply
Operating Under AGC Control
Posted by loghman on 30 November, 2018 - 9:55 am
Challenges of operating gas turbine or steam turbine units under AGC control in Remote mode
5
replies
Sinamics v20 f2 Fault (Overvoltage) While Running
Posted by robb_IE on 29 November, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Overvoltage fault during running on 1/2 HP fan with Siemens v20.
6
replies
9FA Tunning
Posted by bnvegda on 28 November, 2018 - 9:18 pm
Does 9FA need summer and winter different tunning?
1
reply
Motorola STS Software Error Code #1234
Posted by Fred Chwalek on 28 November, 2018 - 4:11 pm
Solution for Motorola STS Software, error code #1234
3
replies
Mark Vie _ HART message server is not running
Posted by vscontrol on 28 November, 2018 - 8:06 am
Mark Vie _ HART message server is not running. Indication appeared in Notification area.
1
reply
How to get Modbus slave legal adresses (Modbus TCP)?
Posted by arcangel31 on 28 November, 2018 - 4:30 am
How to get which Modbus server (slave) registers can be read/written on a device providing it?
2
replies
Card Serial Number from Mark VI
Posted by mhcontroller on 27 November, 2018 - 10:05 am
How to get the serial number of a VSVO and UCVE card from Mark VI (without taking the card out from the rack)
3
replies
IOLink
Posted by onyxindustries on 27 November, 2018 - 8:50 am
Pros and Cons of IOLink?
5
replies
GE-F9 Remote Control
Posted by loghman on 27 November, 2018 - 2:39 am
Can a GE-F9 turbine gas unit be in Remote control mode through AGC and controls primary frequency control with governor?
Multiple VSD CIA402
Posted by EmbeddedGuy on 26 November, 2018 - 2:08 am
Controlling multiple VSD's that are connected together
Pressure Transmitter and Level Transmitter Report
Posted by holykell on 25 November, 2018 - 8:17 pm
The development of the industry by upstream and downstream, overall market and development, key companies, and type segment and market application.
Mitshubishi Gas Turbine Fuel Oil System
Posted by niazbibiyana on 25 November, 2018 - 4:39 am
Function of pressure control valve before flow control valve
2
replies
2X Vibration in Bearing
Posted by Periyasamy on 25 November, 2018 - 3:22 am
Machine-Siemens SGT 700, reason for measuring 2x vibration in bearing
Problem with FFD in Hitachi h25 Gas Turbine
Posted by almat on 24 November, 2018 - 5:14 pm
When outside temperature decreases, FFD in gas turbine increases.
Totalflow PCCU Serial Cable for Laptop
Posted by etoilesh on 24 November, 2018 - 8:50 am
Wiring scheme of Totalflow PCCU Cable (Serial for Laptop): Military connector( 6POS) to DB9 (RS232) serial
Migrate 1746-QS to 1756-HYD02
Posted by Leonardo_CG on 23 November, 2018 - 12:45 pm
Has anyone already migrated a 1746-QS to a 1756-HYD02 card?
1
reply
Moog or GE Part Number
Posted by Cchime on 23 November, 2018 - 3:04 am
GE part number and Moog Part number
2
replies
Inlet Guide Vane (IGV) Angle
Posted by sirdee90 on 22 November, 2018 - 6:21 am
Why IVG angle starts from 33 degree to 86 degree instead?
1
reply
Citect Scada 2016
Posted by PicoIan on 21 November, 2018 - 1:12 pm
Seeking help for two issues in Citect Scada 2016, textboxes not holding values and cannot find symbols in library.