Portable milling head control

This is to document a small control panel we built for a portable metal milling head X-Y axis control. The machine is owned by a local machine shop and is used to resurface steel platens in the paper, printing, and milling industries, where the project is so large, it warrants bringing the milling machine to […]

Municipal village water chemical pump control

This is documenting a small project for a local municipal village water system, for a chemical pump speed control. They had a very old control for the chemical pump that died, and they needed a replacement quickly. We sourced all the needed parts the same day and installed the panel. The project included a variable […]

RJ45 Connector Board for Modbus RS-485

In this post, we want to show how we used a RJ45 connector block for multi-point serial Modbus connections. Modbus RS-485 is often used in industry for data connections with industrial controls and instrumentation, such as VFD’s, flow meters, energy meters, etc. There are several ways of distributing the RS-485 wiring, and some OEM’s provide […]