from the Instrumentation Department department...Siemens Gas Turbine cable gland issue
Siemens gas turbine cable gland issue
from the Forum department...Bristol with ifix / DPC to Controlwave conversion
Looking for someone with experience migrating from a DPC 3330 as a "data concentrator" to a Controlwave Micro with ifix and the BR3 Driver.
By Robert Dusza on 28 March, 2013 - 3:56 pm -
What are the Message timeouts for the RTUs and the DC in Netview? Robert J. Dusza, Jr., COP ...
By Robert Dusza on 28 March, 2013 - 3:55 pm -
What are you poll periods for the RTUs in the field and the DC in Netview? Robert J. Dusza, Jr.,...
By Mitch Stripp on 19 March, 2013 - 12:00 pm -
As an Ethernet Connection...
By Mitch Stripp on 14 March, 2013 - 5:16 pm -
> Are you using OpenBSI as a serial or Ethernet connection to the iFix PC? ethernet...
By Robert Dusza on 13 March, 2013 - 1:40 pm -
Are you using OpenBSI as a serial or Ethernet connection to the iFix PC? Robert J. Dusza, Jr.,...
By Mitch Stripp on 11 March, 2013 - 4:43 pm -
We are using ifix 5.0 / BR3 6.31 / OPENBSI 5.7 SP2_Pacth C...
By Robert Dusza on 8 March, 2013 - 7:58 am -
Mitch, This sounds like what we had happening on the DPC3330 before we switched to the CW CPU....
By Mitch Stripp on 7 March, 2013 - 5:03 pm -
Hey Bob, So we have 2 radio frequency's operating at 9600 baud, F#1 with 22 and F2 26 nodes...
By Robert Dusza on 7 March, 2013 - 8:33 am -
Mitch, We completed the transition to ControlWave/Netview/OpenBSI and BR3 driver a few years...
from the Forum department...Junction Boxes for zone 0
what is the minimum requirements for junction box in zone 0?
The only requirements in IEC60079.11 relating to enclosure design refer to Ingress Protection. As...
By M on 27 March, 2013 - 12:45 pm -
Ibrahim, The easiest way to answer this is to replace like for like. Equipment ratings should be...
from the Forum department...SRV/GCV stroke checks
Why do we need to force L4_XTP during stroke checks of SRV/GCV?
By Greg Ponto on 27 March, 2013 - 10:55 am -
Take a real good look at GEH-6195, signal flow diagram D-59. The fuel gas trip solenoid actually...
from the looking for a worthy successor department...Has Wonderware Intouch had its day ?
Intouch user of many years has had enough and needs to find a suitable replacement
By Christopher LaFavers on 26 March, 2013 - 10:17 pm -
I've found ClearSCADA to be a great product. Licensing has a great price structure for my smaller...
from the How is independent control possible department...Torque and speed control in BLDC motors
I want to know the details of a speed control for a BLDC motors. I want to know the relation between the torque variation during speed control.
By Chinni on 23 March, 2013 - 9:20 am -
Hi Sam, I do have a similar issue and need your help. I am converting IC engine two wheeler to a...
from the automation department...Drum level control by two element
What is cascade control & explain two element in simple language?
By RISHI THANKS NEED MORE HELP on 22 March, 2013 - 4:37 am -
Dear Thanks for imdt reply. we belongs to filed of plc programing & basic faculty is...
In case of drum level control a. Single element control - Drum Level as input' b. Two element...
> We are having steam pressure, steam flow, for drum level differential > transmitter. with...
By atish on 18 March, 2013 - 9:37 am -
We are having steam pressure, steam flow, for drum level differential transmitter. with the help of...
By A.K.Das. on 15 March, 2013 - 7:20 am -
By saying, Three element level control, we mean that, we take inputs from drum level transmitter,...
from the Automation List department...Wincc - Read out of an Excel file
Use Excel files in Wincc.
By Khyzer on 19 March, 2013 - 10:34 pm -
> I get info from an Excel file. The code I use is:
from the Forum department...IS loop and Shield connection
IS loop shield connection for skid package
from the Automation List department...Wire marking methods
A local panel shop is constructing a small water tower control panel for me...
I noticed this thread coming up in Google searches for "wire marking" but the information...
from the Forum department...Read Weight from Weighing Indicator Sang D500svia RS232
Read Data from SANG D500s Weighing Indicator VB.NET
from the PROCESS CONTROL department...Yokogawa tuning parameters vs. Honeywell tuning parameters
Yokogawa tuning parameters vs. Honeywell tuning parameters
> I came from honeywell background which they use different parameters for tuning. > In...
from the Electronics & telecommunication department...Interfacing GSM module with matlab
My aim is to send SMS using GSM module by interfacing with matlab
from the Instrument department...Line Monitoring
Line Monitoring Needs and How it works
The Digital Input card for this type of fault-detecting contact input is really a low accuracy A/D...
By Mihir Ramkrishna on 5 March, 2013 - 6:02 am -
>1 Open contact >2 Open circuit ( wire Break ) >3 Close contact >4 Short circuit (...
from the Forum department...Safety risk assessment
Safety risk assessment report
By ted sberna on 3 March, 2013 - 1:41 pm -
The essential problem though was not the addition or modification of the "Estop Circuit"...
from the EEE department...induction generator
Operation of induction generator
By Rob on 1 March, 2013 - 11:03 pm -
For an induction generator to generate watts it is required that the power system (or some external...
from the Getting hot department...SCR current draw
Calculating current draw on an SCR controlling IR heaters
By Steve Myres on 28 February, 2013 - 6:12 pm -
It's the same. Let's say you treat it as a single 480V load. Then I = 69000 / 480 / sqrt(3) =...
from the ENTERTAINMENT ARTS and SCIENCES department...Robot CAMERA dolly - INERTIAL MISMATCH RATIO ??
Looking for recommendations for reasonable Inertial-Mismatch Ratio for new high speed camera dolly system
By Brian Busse on 28 February, 2013 - 4:53 pm -
Hugo, I've never heard of that alternative "measure" for stability planning. I...
from the Testing phase to phase department...Generator 277/480
What reading should I get with ohm meter phase to phase on output breaker with fluke 87 ohmmeter
Ok , I was thinking there was bigger problems with the unit..Initially it had a resistor or...
By W.L. Mostia on 27 February, 2013 - 10:15 am -
The phases on a generator are connected through the generator windings, which will have a low DC...
from the Serious department...A SCR heater controller
I need to find a cheap circuit (schematic with components values) that warms a little furnace using a power wirewound resistor in 60Hz line.
By vishal on 27 February, 2013 - 10:47 am -
sir, how we have get plus on get terminal on scr?...
from the Theory to practice department...High-speed miniature actuators
Looking for a low-cost, high speed, high-duty cycle miniature linear actuator.
By Ken E on 27 February, 2013 - 8:51 am -
Hi James, We have found that pneumatics have just about the best performance per mechanical...
By James Ingraham on 26 February, 2013 - 7:42 pm -
Thanks, Ken. I guess I was thinking that air would be too slow, not to mention overkill for...
By Ken E on 25 February, 2013 - 7:36 am -
Hi James, We use small pneumatic cylinders with high flow SMC valves and often get 30ms-50ms...
from the 0-500mA to 0-10V department...Signal Conditioning
By Jason on 26 February, 2013 - 7:24 pm -
Sorry to revive a dead thread, but I just came across this as I was looking to do something...
from the WHY Safety Relay?? department...Why Safety Relay??
what is the purpose of Safety Relay?
By Jared Bryan on 24 February, 2013 - 12:22 am -
There are various types of answers to this question. Perhaps the clearest is that the use of a...
Hi, The use of a safety relevant relay is much cost-effective. A safety PLC is a much expensive...
from the first implementation department...Binary Output Modulating Actuator
To control a Process Variable through a Binary Output Modulating Actuator
from the Placing the blame. department...Risk assessment responsibility
Who is responsible for risk?
By Rob on 20 February, 2013 - 3:21 am -
Which country are you in? Which country is the machine designer in? Which country is the machine...
Ray's Rule of Precision:
Measure with a micrometer. Mark with chalk. Cut with an axe.