from the Maintenance department...Frame 6B Lube Oil Heaters
Where are the lube oil heaters located?
By davidmcc on 22 May, 2013 - 5:19 am -
Thanks CSA, you're right, the lube oil heater 23QT-1 is accessible at low level on the side of...
By turbinectech on 21 May, 2013 - 1:50 pm -
Our three are on the right side of the oil tank. There is a TIL on these, talks about reconfiguring...
from the instrumentation department...servo regulator
What is meant integrator convergence gain for servo regulator?
from the For a book department...PLC's with free programming software?
Looking for PLC's that can be programmed in Ladder, FBD and Structured text, preferably with free, or low cost programming software.
By brucewayne on 21 May, 2013 - 9:48 pm -
micrologix 1100 has free lite version software...
from the Instrumentation department...Ratchet problem
we had a problem in the ratchet mechanism
By STEVEN on 21 May, 2013 - 12:37 pm -
Experience ratchet pump both AC and DC pump cut-in during ratcheting operation. Found motor pump...
By Venkatachalam, Valliappan X on 20 May, 2013 - 12:11 am -
In my experience, we faced similar problem in one of the turbines where the ratcheting was...
from the Maintenance department...LIquid Fuel Bypass Valve Mark V Flame 5 (MS5001)
Load running at limitation when running on fuel oil.
from the Forum department...Polling a Modbus Slave
Setting up communication for Modbus Polling
By Andrzej on 21 May, 2013 - 9:26 am -
Hello, Try use the Modbus Tester from www.modbus.pl to check what errors you have. Regards, ...
By William \(Bill\) L Mostia Jr PE on 19 May, 2013 - 9:30 pm -
What error did you get? William (Bill) L. Mostia, Jr. PE Fellow SIS-TECH Solutions, LP Any...
By Steve Myres on 19 May, 2013 - 7:00 pm -
Sounds like either your master or your slave doesn't want to return more than 50 registers at a...
from the Forum department...Effect of Water Injection on GT exhaust Temp
If the water injection pump trips, what will happen to GT exhaust temperature?
from the Instrumentation department...AS160OS (Fix32) Configuration Problem
ABB "OS Loader" Configuration Problem
By Rob on 21 May, 2013 - 1:16 am -
Sounds like you have faulty installation disks. You could be completely out of luck here unless...
from the Forum department...Frame 6B Exhausrt Temperature Spreads
FR6B tripping on Exhaust Temp spreads at FSNL
By MWO on 20 May, 2013 - 10:15 pm -
We had sort of the same problem once. We had lost the diffuser off our compressor bleed valve...
from the Forum department...what is the inlet air filter high dp trip set point for GE frame 9?
just inherited a new plant without adequate handover documentation. just need some info guys.
from the Software department...Modbus data swapping issue
Data is swapped when same ID, function code and no of registers are polled.
By Lynn August Linse on 20 May, 2013 - 1:38 pm -
This is a common issue in "packet switched" radio systems, because the radios do retries...
By Darrin on 20 May, 2013 - 9:34 am -
It sounds like you have a synchronization issue, which can occur if you have a "dead"...
By Mark on 20 May, 2013 - 8:53 am -
Hello, Yes, this is a known issue with MODBUS. I had a slave device once that on occasion...
from the Automation department...GE 90-30 series COMM_REQ slowing down data usage
Slow down communication between GE 90-30PLC which are using COMM_REQ SRTP channel commands. and these are communicating over ethernet through cellular modems. the data plan on the cellular modem has a limit of 5GB only.
By Russ B on 20 May, 2013 - 9:59 am -
There is more information on this here: http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=79691 (Be...
By Curt Wuollet on 19 May, 2013 - 11:42 pm -
Maybe a counter in the sending rung so it sends every other scan or less. I could be way off I...
from the dengs department...What kind of electrical CAD software is most used?
what kind of electrical CAD software is most used by you guys?
By KMy on 20 May, 2013 - 6:00 am -
I agree that CADS Planner Electric is smart choice for electrical and automation design. it also...
from the Forum department...servo valve calibration
Distillate fuel servo calibration
By Bob Johnston on 19 May, 2013 - 7:09 pm -
It's difficult I know, really the only way to check is do a "dummy fire" with no spark...
from the Operations department...Loss of MW's after outage
Loss of MW's coming out CI
By Bob Johnston on 19 May, 2013 - 7:03 pm -
1) What do you mean by "loss of air flow", can you explain more? 2) Do you have data...
from the Design department...RS232C to MODBUS Interface
Request for help related to appropriate hardware-software interface
By Steve Myres on 19 May, 2013 - 1:48 pm -
You need to provide a couple more bits of information to clarify. RS232 and Modbus aren't mutually...
from the serious department...Mark VI - VCMI Board Replacement
Mark VI not working with a VCMI board replacement!!
By Lionel on 19 May, 2013 - 12:37 pm -
Salem have acknowledged problems with IS215VCMIH#B and H#C. The issue is with socketed IONET...
from the control department...GT FSR for warm up the turbine
FSR fuel reference - margin of FSR warm up
By MWO on 19 May, 2013 - 8:46 am -
Unfortunately the next opportunity will be in a year so I am trying to compile notes and make a...
By MWO on 17 May, 2013 - 1:55 pm -
CSA, I appreciate the reply. There is a general feeling among the operators and mechanical...
from the Forum department...Communications between Quantum PLCs
Quantum PLC Communications
By Brendonh on 19 May, 2013 - 7:43 am -
With 2 quantums you map index will be 0. its like an offset setting. your slot ID will be 254 if...
from the Engineering department...Low Output After Bearing #2 had smoke on GE MS9001E.
Low output after smoke coming out from the extraction pipe from bearing #2
By SB on 19 May, 2013 - 3:43 am -
Fyzal, Lube oil header temperature is quite higher, I think that it should be in 50~55C, try to...
from the operation department...hydraulic filter
How to change over Hydraulic oil filter in frame6B GE gas turbine, while the Gas turbine is in service.
By Bob Johnston on 18 May, 2013 - 9:53 pm -
Check your P & ID for details. 1)open the fill valve and allow stand-by filter to be full...
from the Electrical department...Unbalanced external resistance on wound rotor induction motor
Several steps of external resistance used for speed control on motor appear to have uneven amounts of resistance. Is this possible? What will the effect on the motor be?
By Ben on 18 May, 2013 - 5:30 pm -
Phil, Again appreciate your valued comments. It's people like yourself that keep the world...
By Ben on 17 May, 2013 - 6:16 pm -
Phil, Really appreciate your response. Unfortunately all i've got is a really poor wiring /...
from the mechanical design department...control of servovalve
synchronization of 2 servo valves that control 2 cylinders
from the Instrumentation department...gefanuc 9030 modules
IC693MDL module not giving output after programming.
By Russ B on 17 May, 2013 - 4:17 pm -
Output modules are typically powered with an 'outside' source independent of the PLC. If the output...
from the Operations Department department...Mark VI IONet N-Tron Network switch failures
Mark VI IONet N-Tron Network switches keep on failing, RCA needed
By Sagir on 17 May, 2013 - 12:59 pm -
We too are facing a lot of failures in N-tron switches (516/508 Fx and tx). After an RCA by N-tron,...
from the Private department...What is the critical speed of Centaur 40 family?
What is the critical speed of Centaur 40?
from the DCS Interface department...Ovation Serial Interface to Control Logix
Serial interface between Allen Bradley's Control Logix and Emerson Ovation DCS
By Pons Tanawan on 17 May, 2013 - 1:46 am -
Ann, how about the Nexus1250 its provided with RS485 communication port that could support A...
from the Gas Turbine Control department...FSRMIN / Acceleration confusion
Very confused about the operation of minimum FSR/Acceleration Control and their constants. (probably too many questions on one posting)
from the Maint/Ops department...Modbus Comms between 2 devices
New to Modbus, trying setup communication between two devices.
from the Forum department...Woodward 505 steam controller
Woodward 505 steam controller Alarm issue
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