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  1. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hello I have a powerflex 400 of 25HP for a 60amp 25HP motor, the motor have a belt that move the clarifier of milk. It is a process that requires strength to move. So I try with the motor without the clarifier the vdf works well with a constant amp of 12 to the max of 50hz that is set up with a...
  2. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hey guys. I work at Campbell Soup as a maintenance technician. Today, one of the flume pumps was intermittent. It would cut off at random times but start back up on it’s own. We never did pinpoint the cause of it. But, we looked at the drive parameters and the HP was set to 5. The motor HP...
  3. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    To start, these are the PLC's in question: Micro 820 2080-LC20-20QBB MicroLogix 1100 1763-L16BBB x2 MicroLogix 1400 1766-L32AWA CompactLogix L27ERM-QBFC1B I am a little out of practice when it comes to networking these controllers so my questions are: Is it possible to connect these...
  4. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    I work in a cannabis processing facility and want to be able to monitor amp draw on A/C motors on our primary packaging line. The motors are controlled by PowerFlex VFD's and Allen-Bradley PLC's. Is there an easy way to output the amp draw that the VFD reads from the motors to the PLC's so I...
  5. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Good morning everybody, I have a customer using a JS6000 (Joystick) to control a PVEA (Proportional Valve). They are wanting to automate this with an auto cycle and keep the joysticks to control in manual. They are wanting to use an Allen Bradley Compact Logix PLC to do this. Has anybody worked...
  6. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    I took a test for a plant electrician at an automated fruit packing plant. For the practical section I was supposed to connect a VFD to a motor. I can't recall if it was single or 3-phase. There were about 6 wires between the VFD and the motor where I was expecting 3 at most. I think the VFD was...
  7. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hi all, hoping someone can help. I'm trying to upload the program from an AB PV300 and can't seem to connect. I have the following: PV300, 2711-K3A17L1, SER B, REV E, FRN 4.46, DF1 I have tried to connect using a USB to serial cable (communicates fine with a SLC 5/04), a 1747-UIC, and a...
  8. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi, I am missing something. I have a powerflex 70 with remote HIM which is currently being used to start and stop a pump. I want to control the drive using 2-wire control with a jog reverse. The wiring has been completed as in the manual with the necessary parameters being changed. But here's...
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