EXOR HMI Upgrade

Exor HMI Upgrade

Customer states that Exor UniOP HMI is not working on a bandsaw blade leveler. Customer states that HMI is constantly cycling power. The HMI is no longer made, and there is not an upgrade path from the manufacturer. The HMI is connected to Allen-Bradley SLC500 PLC. We had the software for the old HMI, and […]

Sound Blaster Audigy Fx V2

Sound Blaster Audigy Fx V2 Subwoofer

This is a post to describe how to setup a Sound Blaster Audigy Fx V2 to use a subwoofer that only has one RCA input for the LFE signal, using a Windows 10 PC. I am posting this in hopes to help others, but I may, or may not, respond to requests or comments asking […]

MicroLogix 1200

Pallet Stretch Wrapper Upgrade

This project included upgrading a very old Allen Bradley SLC controller to a newer MicroLogix PLC. This controller was on an automatic pallet stretch wrapping machine, part of a robotic palletizer line. We replaced the old PLC with a new one, also replaced much of the original panel wiring. Old PLC:   New PLC:

Windows 10 Cortana Search Fix

Hello, I have had an issue with my laptop that dogged me for several years. Using Windows 10 Pro, Search did not work, Cortana did not work After years of trying different fixes, this one worked. Not sure if it will work for you, but if you’ve tried everything else, maybe this will help. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update/since-upgrade-to-w-10-get-error-0x80070543/9be3b681-86b4-4762-b390-0a951f415f43 […]

Pl12 controls

Inkjet Board Printer Infeed Controls

We have completed a control system for an infeed sorting device that feeds a large format inkjet printer. This system will sense incoming boards into the printer, and will raise and lower a guidance system to keep the boards tracking straight into the printer. We used an M221 PLC from Schneider Electric, and safety light […]

Change Of Address

Please note our address has changed. Marathon County has changed many of the road names and street addresses. Our old Address is R5954 Pioneer Road The new address is 237172 Allen Street. We are still at the same location in Athens. Thanks!

Horner PLC, PID control

Industrial Pressure Washer Control

This is a small project we did to control an industrial hot water pressure washer at a meat processing facility. We installed a Horner APG PLC/HMI to use as the front end, and also to provide PID control for constant pressure. The PLC was wired to a pressure transducer to sense the line pressure. The […]

Spray lube timer control

This is to document a small control panel we built for a sheet metal fabricating facility, to operate a spray unit for applying oil to sheet metal parts. The machine operator at the customer facility had been applying the oil by hand with a spray bottle. They wised to automate the process, and purchased a […]