How to make a Start Stop Jog circuit in a PLC

Looking at a stop-start jog circuit in the PLC will help us in understanding the differences in hard-wiring the circuit and programming. Basic Start Stop Circuit Let’s start with the basic start stop circuit. Here is what it looks like hard-wired. (Physical switches wired to outputs devices, such as motor contactors and relays.) When the … Read more

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 12

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 12 HTML and Scripting Languages  We have the following accomplished: PLC program Visual Basic Program Data collected in a Database IIS web service established ASP Script Written Let’s take a closer look at the ASP Script ( AccRL.asp) that was written in part 11: … Read more

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 11

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 11 HTML and Scripting Languages  We have the following accomplished: PLC program Visual Basic Program Data collected in a Database IIS web service established The machine that has the IIS web service must have the Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 installed. This can be … Read more

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 10

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 10 Computer Web Server (IIS)  We have come a long way. The PLC program has been written. The visual basic program has been written. Information is now being collected from the Do-more PLC via Modbus TCP and stored in a database using visual basic. … Read more

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 9

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 9 Computer Program Visual Basic (VB6) Continue   The final code will be completed for the program. If you want a link to download the complete code then go to the contact page and put a Robust Logger Program in the description. The actual … Read more

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 8

Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 1 Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 2 Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 3 Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging for Free – Part 4 Now You Can Have Robust Data Logging … Read more