Posted by Jim Pinto on 16 April, 2013 - 12:26 pmCybersecurity - Product or Service?
"Cybersecurity - Product or Service?"- published by Automation World, April 2013
Posted by Vatsal Trivedi on 16 April, 2013 - 6:44 amModbus protocol function codes
Need Information about function codes from 30 - 40
Posted by Mohamed Salem on 15 April, 2013 - 4:45 pmBack Pressure Control Mode In Toshiba steam turbine D-EHC control system
What is the Back pressure mode in Toshiba steam turbine ?and what is the running condition for this mode?
Posted by André Roussey on 15 April, 2013 - 4:27 pmFlow capacity of a Valve
Flow capacity of a Valve when changing the maximum flow
Posted by Warhawk on 15 April, 2013 - 12:30 pmSIL2 System Design using Control Logix
SIL2 System Design
Posted by Tommy Tollin on 15 April, 2013 - 9:59 amWonderware InTouch Alarms
How an alarm could not be displayed when the bit is reset and the alarm is off
Posted by mhwest on 15 April, 2013 - 8:57 amMK-V Date-Time in Historian
I would like to add the MK-5 Date and Time to a historian.
Posted by AB on 15 April, 2013 - 6:37 amTapping points for different processes
Trying to work out tappig points.
Posted by Shabbir on 15 April, 2013 - 3:44 amMark VIe PDIO Failures
Mark VIe PDIO cards failing very frequently. We are looking for a company to conduct an RCA on the failures and provide corrective actions to minimize/eliminate failures.
Posted by Kiwifrank on 14 April, 2013 - 10:37 pmYSF6 Switchgear VT
We are derating a 22kV YSF6 panel to 11kV. We need 2 x 11kV/110V SQRT3, 3p, class 0.5 50VA busbar mounted VTs.
Anyone know we can get some
Anyone know we can get some
Posted by OZguy on 14 April, 2013 - 4:31 pmHazardous Area Certificate for Mechanical Equipment
We are installing a multi turn pneumatic actuator for a gate valve, which runs on hydrocarbon gas. Do we need a hazardous area certificate for the rotary actuator?
Posted by Mohamad Nazzal on 14 April, 2013 - 7:26 amMotor power maximum
what is the accepted margin between motor power and pump-maximum power?
Posted by Joshua on 14 April, 2013 - 6:09 amModicon 200 I/O
Modicon Quantum PLC with 200 I/O as remote I/O
Posted by Lee McCartney on 13 April, 2013 - 5:43 pmABB ACS800 VSD Profibus DP to Yokogawa Centum VP
Having problems reading all the required words into Centum.
Posted by Hans Muller on 13 April, 2013 - 12:29 pmRockwell 1747-OC Open Controller
Need to know who is supporting a more than 10 years old obsolete system from Alan Bradley / Rockwell
Posted by Sakram on 13 April, 2013 - 12:09 pmRTD
RTD PT110 and PT10 connection to DCS RTD Module in Yokogawa Centum VP.
Posted by mahnmooud on 13 April, 2013 - 11:51 amInstrument couse for Construction
I'm working in the instrument construction field, i would like to ask all of you if somebody knows some cources can increase our skills?
Posted by ZHAK on 13 April, 2013 - 11:32 amRecycle Valve control from remote location
We want to control recycle valve of a compressor installed at remote site from Main control room 50KM away.
Posted by Santanu Das on 13 April, 2013 - 11:04 amWhen 2 out of 3 poles of the circuit breaker of a Generator are closed
What will happen when 2 out of 3 poles of a 220 kv circuit breaker of a 330MVA Generator (of a steam power plant) is closed and one open when the generator (via GT) is connected (or synchronized)with 220kv bus?
Posted by ashu on 13 April, 2013 - 6:38 amSCADA to powerpoint
SCADA to PowerPoint communication
Posted by erin on 12 April, 2013 - 11:08 pmPLC project
Working on Project. Still in idea stage. Got one, but not sure if within the realm of reality considering my abilities...Just looking for someone experienced to yes or no whether this would work.
Posted by Bita on 12 April, 2013 - 12:04 pmGas turbine control
Gas turbine fuel control
Posted by gsh on 12 April, 2013 - 8:08 amVibration Sensor Output
why vibration sensors output is adjusted for -10v for different sensitivity sensors?
Posted by ashutosh on 12 April, 2013 - 6:12 amLube oil filter on GE Frame 9FA
The lube oil filter on GE Frame 9FA machines only works when we are opening the 1/2" Filter drain valve.
Posted by koukos on 11 April, 2013 - 11:50 amload rate (stag ms9001fa)
Behavior of a power plant when its load rate (stag ms9001fa) drops.
Posted by Rockwell on 11 April, 2013 - 10:01 amHow to create password in Rs View SE SCADA
How to create password in Rs View SE SCADA
Posted by psingh on 11 April, 2013 - 5:38 amHMI for Purge Panels
HMI suitable for Purge Panels (Class 1 Div2)
Posted by SB on 11 April, 2013 - 3:04 amHoneywell Enraf Data Disappearnce
Enraf data display suddenly disappears.
Posted by umair on 11 April, 2013 - 3:00 amLEVEL TRANSMITTER 3300 SERIES ROSEMOUNT
When temperature fluctuates the level goes beyond correct level giving some peaks. How to control the level even if the temperature changes?
Posted by ars1981 on 10 April, 2013 - 5:44 pmcustody flow meter
custody flow metering
Posted by Sergey Chekh on 10 April, 2013 - 1:53 pmMavilor MO4500 Servo motor
Info for Mavilor MO4500
Posted by Lead plant engineer on 10 April, 2013 - 6:51 amOil floating in the bearing drain enlargement
Reasons for oil floating in the bearing drain enlargement
Posted by satyan on 10 April, 2013 - 2:32 amencoder count wrapping
Can any one help for coding encoder counts wrapping?
Posted by Jack on 9 April, 2013 - 6:39 pmConverting XBT-L1000 to Vigeo Designer file
Can a XBT-L1000 file be converted to a Vigeo Designer file?
Posted by Karl on 9 April, 2013 - 6:14 amCrouzet Millenium II programming cable
Crouzet Millenium II XT20 controller programming cable missing-
Posted by Shahab Ahmad on 9 April, 2013 - 3:27 amOPC Server for Honeywell Total Plant Alcont - TDC3000
I want to communicate with Honeywell Total Plant Alcont - TDC3000
Posted by geemul on 9 April, 2013 - 1:20 amHoneywell Experion R410
Legacy .dsp graphic files in R410
Posted by tq_ice on 8 April, 2013 - 5:08 pmRelease dates of DCS
Age of DCS systems
Posted by dotfix on 8 April, 2013 - 7:25 amModbus concurrent access
parallel reading registers using different ports
Posted by shine on 8 April, 2013 - 12:00 amiec 60870-5-101 communication
Connecting Emerson DCS with ABB IED with iec 60870-5-101 protocol.
Posted by praveen on 7 April, 2013 - 3:35 pmTemperature compensation for level sensing technique
Temperature compensation for density variation of air in hydrostatic measurement
Posted by edris on 7 April, 2013 - 10:35 amdeltav device control
difference between the command with 'discrete output function block' and the 'device control function block'
Posted by Santanu Das on 7 April, 2013 - 1:34 amElectronic Energy meter
Does an electronic blinks (though the pulse rate is too low, about one pulse in 8-10 min, in a rated 3200pulse/kwh meter) even when i am not consuming any power at all?
Posted by Sakram on 6 April, 2013 - 3:39 pm24VDC power supply fuse protection
24VDC Floating power supply fuse protection.
Posted by Rashid Iqbal on 6 April, 2013 - 2:10 pmCable Voltage Rating
Internal Panel Wiring Cable Voltage Rating
Posted by Rafluska on 6 April, 2013 - 7:27 amAdvice on how to reach Oil & Gas industry
I'm trying to find a way to go to work on an Oil plant.
Posted by bimal on 6 April, 2013 - 5:17 amDrum level measurement
drum level transmitter connection
Posted by syefano sormanni on 6 April, 2013 - 1:48 amModbus Exception 0x04
Modbus RTU Error 04H
Posted by papaya72 on 5 April, 2013 - 2:24 pmFinding Min and Max in AB SLC 500
Looking to find Minimum and Maximum values from a series of Register values.
Posted by khan on 5 April, 2013 - 7:54 amtemperature and velocity control of sandy air in duct
I need some help with selection of air velocity and temperature sensors & actuators that will work on hard environmental conditions inside the air-duct.
Posted by suprita on 5 April, 2013 - 6:07 amModbus request/response timing
Rate for sending Modbus requests to slave and the timing for request/response
Posted by Chandra on 5 April, 2013 - 5:02 amFrame 9E gas Turbine Axial probe
How to adjust 96VC axial probe after a major outage?
Posted by Khawaja Aniq on 5 April, 2013 - 1:09 amLoss of communication with PCU
how to resolve Outage of data of the PCU for 1 to 2 minutes and automatic resumption to normal operation.
Posted by NVS on 4 April, 2013 - 12:36 pmAlarms in frame V machine in <R> core (L39VF12, L39VF8 and etc)
Diagnostic Alarms in frame V machine in <R> core (L39VF12, L39VF8 and etc)
Posted by syurish on 4 April, 2013 - 9:41 amAll about Sensors
New issues of IFSA Newsletter and Sensors & Transducers journal have been published
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 4 April, 2013 - 8:54 amDifference between DCS and SCADA
What's the difference between DCS and SCADA systems?
Posted by c_1 on 3 April, 2013 - 3:01 pmDC Soft Start
DC Soft Start Ideas
Posted by 12add3 on 3 April, 2013 - 10:35 amTwido with Modbus/TCP
Extend Twido PLC for Modbus/TCP communication
Posted by KIRAN on 3 April, 2013 - 10:12 amLOW RPM BLDC MOTOR
Up to how much low rpm can a BLDC motor be designed?
Posted by raghavendra on 3 April, 2013 - 8:29 ammodbus TCP protocol
Is Modbus a synchronous or asynchronous protocol?
Posted by Chris Keith on 2 April, 2013 - 4:31 pmCONTROL TECHNIQUES SERVO DRIVE INTEGRATION
Control Techniques Multi Axis Application
Posted by Jo-NathanBSCHE on 2 April, 2013 - 4:09 pmDeltaV Newbie Needs HELP
Desire to speed up Drawing
Posted by nagarajan on 2 April, 2013 - 3:01 pmNeed Technical Detail of Energized Cable Sensing Device
we are having 15 number of Ring main units with Schneider 11kv,RE2c type.we need a detector which will detect from outside of cable, we are using trefoil 630 sqmm xmpl cable.Any sensor's available,just we need to know which RMU's powe
Posted by Shimon Flaishman on 2 April, 2013 - 11:21 amhow to download software to number of plc at once
I have a system with multiple AB micrologic 1400 plc's that are runing the same program.
how can I download an updated program to number of plc's at once? 10, 20 or more.
how can I download an updated program to number of plc's at once? 10, 20 or more.
Posted by Subbu on 2 April, 2013 - 5:42 amProblem with fc16 using Nmodbus
Need help with using FC-16 using nmodbus library
Posted by Yegor on 2 April, 2013 - 12:19 amChoosing an encoder and a PLC for a high-precision rotary table
I need to choose an encoder and a PLC to make a rotary table that could be positioned with precision of about 60 arcseconds.
Posted by DMx on 1 April, 2013 - 8:24 pmplc m340 card error
Problem with a modicon m340 plc card error flashing red
Posted by Szklany1 on 1 April, 2013 - 1:27 pmModbus addressing with TWIDO and Iconics
Problems with tag id's between Twido %MW and Modbus using iconics
Posted by LearningExciters on 1 April, 2013 - 11:18 amExcitation system testing
During the testing of the exciter controller, what test equipment is used, and what signals are monitored?
Posted by Jehangir Alam on 31 March, 2013 - 10:39 pmNYOGEL 760 Grease
Greasing of Mark-V Ribbon Cables.
Posted by Stefan on 31 March, 2013 - 3:14 pmCustom Faceplates in WinCC V6.0
custom Faceplates in WinCC V6.0
Posted by ahdash on 31 March, 2013 - 3:06 amturboline 3000 information
Looking for information or experience with turboline 3000
Posted by JFBjr on 30 March, 2013 - 11:46 pmAbex Servo Failure Mode
Abex 425 servo valve failure experaince
Posted by Asok Kumar Hait on 30 March, 2013 - 11:22 amSiemens Gas Turbine cable gland issue
Siemens gas turbine cable gland issue
Posted by Javier on 30 March, 2013 - 4:24 amMkVI <P> Core
MkVI forcing issues
Posted by RAMA on 30 March, 2013 - 2:42 amMODBUS Address
MODBUS Address - how to identify?
Posted by Dries Van den Broeke on 29 March, 2013 - 9:37 amModbus RTU NO_RESPONSE
Slave Device does not respond to the master.
Posted by Rohit on 29 March, 2013 - 7:33 amSiemens PCS 7 and Honeywell EPKS with C300 system integration
What are the ways available to integrated Siemens S7417 controller with PCS 7 system to Honeywell EPKS system with C300 controllers.
Posted by Santanu Das on 29 March, 2013 - 2:20 amTransformer Charging
Charging a transformer when its LV side and HV side breakers are open
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 28 March, 2013 - 11:52 pmExploring industrial communication protocols
Looking to explore industrial communication protocols: rf, microwave and optical
Posted by krzysztof__g on 28 March, 2013 - 7:10 pmlooking for info on contelec PL302-25KO
contelec PL302- how does it work?
Posted by HV on 28 March, 2013 - 8:47 amCast Coil versus VPI Dry Transformer
Should I picked Cast Coil or VPI type Transformer for my project?
Posted by goof on 28 March, 2013 - 7:15 amDrill Mosfet
Posted by mirza vaseem raza on 28 March, 2013 - 6:56 amI want to know different ways of Serial Bit Communication is possibe..
I want to know different ways of Serial Bit Communication is possible.
Posted by sginandjar on 28 March, 2013 - 3:53 amFloboss Stop Updating the value after sometimes Floboss 503
Modbus stop updating after sometimes from Floboss 503
Posted by Cheryl Hamilton on 27 March, 2013 - 12:35 pmCalibration Training
Looking for calibration training beyond the basics.
Posted by Morteza Alipour on 27 March, 2013 - 9:38 ammodbus functions
Modbus Functions explanation
Posted by peter on 27 March, 2013 - 9:15 amalstom p320 software manual
who can help us? we need the LEA instruction manual for alstom p320.
Posted by Ibrahim Abdelmohsen on 27 March, 2013 - 7:16 amJunction Boxes for zone 0
what is the minimum requirements for junction box in zone 0?
Posted by NVK on 27 March, 2013 - 12:30 amSRV/GCV stroke checks
Why do we need to force L4_XTP during stroke checks of SRV/GCV?
Posted by Braindead on 26 March, 2013 - 11:46 pmMagnetorestrictive Level Transmitter issues
Extreme vibration and loss of signal on level transmitters
Posted by Reso on 26 March, 2013 - 7:47 amElectrical deviation for drives
Can phase-phase 230VAC be given to a drive of 230VAC rating (instead of Phase-Neutral 230VAC)
Posted by Nizar on 26 March, 2013 - 3:51 amPLC for Burner management system
How a PLC can be more than a Burner management system..
Posted by meriam on 26 March, 2013 - 2:44 amCPU in PLC
Using micro-processors in commercial PLCs
Posted by Dhinesh on 26 March, 2013 - 1:12 amstatic frequency converter in GT
static frequency converter (SFC)
Posted by RM on 25 March, 2013 - 8:53 pmPilot Operated Deluge Valve
Pilot Operated Valve
Posted by Declan Flynn on 25 March, 2013 - 11:58 amTransfer Function of a Solenoid Valve
Looking for a transfer function for a solenoid valve which regulates the quantity of steam that is provided to a heat exchange coil
Posted by BillNye on 25 March, 2013 - 9:14 amTroubleshooting Modbus communications for a PLC
Troubleshooting Steps for Comm Status 2
Posted by WB isme on 25 March, 2013 - 2:34 amProblem with energy meter using Modscan
Problem with energy meter using modscan
Posted by Henry on 24 March, 2013 - 1:59 amEDG testing
EDG run test frequency and timing
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