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  1. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hey Guys, I have two small water supply upgrade jobs coming up, both involving control panels with Schneider SCADAPack 357 PLCs. Both systems are pretty basic and over engineered IMO, and could be done easily without a PLC. However, I've long wanted to get into control systems and I think this...
  2. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    I am having trouble with the final program I have to develop for school. My questions for those willing to nudge me in the right direction is: How do I get 4 inputs each requiring 4 bits to work on a single word? How do I enter this into the data table? The program is a 4 digit thumbwheel whos...
  3. 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...
  4. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hi, I am working on a current system using a Bailey Differential Pressure Transmitter. Unfortunately the label is torn off, the only thing left is 0-150" H20 , 12-42VDC Max input, 1/2 NPT. Any chance that anybody knows the model number? It will be greatly appreciated. Kind Regards, 24V
  5. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hi, I am trying to connect the ASCO REDHAT 8215G3 with the 1769-IF4X0F2 Analog PLC Module. Unfortunately, I was only able to find the technical specs and installation manual online. Can anyone please provide me with the wiring diagram? Kind regards, 24V
  6. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hi, I am an electrical engineer working on a current project with an older Cutler-Hammer AC Drive (Model Number: AFM1220B Serial Number: 22164K7). However, I have been struggling to find the wiring diagram online. Any chance that anybody can provide me with the wiring diagram or PDF for this...
  7. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hey everyone, my first time posting. I have a question, how do you get into industrial controls field/ instrumentation? I currently work for a small contractor doing residental/ commercial work mostly service, I just started my 3rd year in the trade. I currently take classes for PLCs at my local...
  8. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hy all & Thanks in advance. I am a newbie in the field of PLC, want to start with the basics of PLC hardware and programming. I have already started it from a book by Tony R. Kuphaldt and learning it. But I want some more pdf material to start with it. Please suggest a software (free version...
  9. Looking To Hire
    We are looking for Journeyman Electricians (JE) to join our team who are committed to providing industry-leading customer service and quality work. This position will require troubleshooting production equipment (generators, motors, switches, starters, control panel wiring) using electrical and...
  10. General Electrical Discussion
    Hey guys, in the next couple weeks I wanted try something different for myPLCtraining and see what people are wanting to learn related to PLC programming. Do you have a few minutes to fill out a quick survey and tell me about yourself and where you're trying to go with PLCs, etc? I'd really...
  11. Looking To Hire
    Master Electrician ABM Industries – Marysville Ohio $60,000 a year Full Time ABM Industries is the leading powerhouse regarding Onsite Services, and we are looking for a Master Electrician to help us achieve our mission. Our Columbus location has an opening we need to fill immediately. We want...
  12. General Electrical Discussion
    I got my electricians licence a few years ago working in commercial construction throughout my apprenticeship, and since then I've been really thinking that automation, control, and programming is what I'm really interested in pursuing based on the little bit of experience I've had with PLC's in...
  13. Commercial Electrical Forum
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  14. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hello, I'm a student at a technical school and I am majoring in PLC's. We're wiring small motor relays. I was wondering if you guys had a way to remember the wiring set up for the contacts on the motor. I know you bring your stop to power and your start out the other side of start. Wire contact...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hello guys and gals. I'm a new member here and would like to introduce myself. I currently am a student at a technical school. I am in the Industrial Electricity Program with an emphasis on PLC's. I'm interested from learning from you all. I will mostly observe and try and learn from the...
  16. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    I am currently taking construction electrician foundation course at Vancouver Career College. I am more interesting in the industrial sector of this field and PLC specialist seems like a good option. I've done quite well (95%) for direct current, circuit concept and magnetism. The PLC course...
  17. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    I'm bored and wanted to write some PLC programs. I'll start with a simple program and progress through advanced topics and techniques. Email me with real life examples to program. If you have a better mousetrap, let me know. Simple 3 wire control Why the CR? I like to keep the outputs...
  18. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    I'm currently a 3rd year apprentice and I'm in Associated Builders and Contractors 4 year program. But before I started their training program I was taking classes on my own to get an associates degree in Industrial Electrical (emphasis on motor controls and things of that sort) and at the same...
  19. General Electrical Discussion
    Greetings, Question about the CEC regarding VFD's. Im doing a sand blasting project. I have the following loads .77A 120Vac single phase gear motor, controlled across the line. .7A dc motor controlled by a 120Vac KB penta DC drive 100W powersupply for PLC,PLC in/out modules, and 3 input...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hey folks, been looking around and it seems I can really get along here on the site. 2nd year controls electrician from Calgary, AB with Concept Elec. Finished the Telus Spark science center and paid my dues bending pipe and pulling wire. Spend my time bouncing from offices to multi-unit...
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