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 […]
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 […]
We are pleased to have provided troubleshooting and upgrade assistance to a local mfg. of roll formed sheet metal products. We received a call that their main roll forming machine was down, and needed attention immediately. We arrived at the plant and soon noticed that the PLC in the control cabinet was not communicating with […]
In the automation world, we have been getting more involved in the industrial networking side of things, specifically connecting PLC controlled machines to the office network. Traditionally industrial networking has been very expensive and cumbersome in order to get data from the office environment to the production machines on the plant floor. This data is […]
Today’s’ project…..troubleshooting an Allen Bradley PLC on an industrial wood chip grinder at a wooden pallet mfg. facility. The PLC had a faulty output, which we were able to re-assign to an unused output on the PLC using RS Logix 500, and get the customer back in production.
Implementing, accessing, and managing your remote applications has never been easier, faster, and safter than through WebMI – the first release in our new webOCS product line. Published directly from the OCS controller, WebMI empowers you to control everything onscreen from your computer, tablet, or other mobile device. Registration is quick and easy, while the […]
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