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    The mixing auger will stay running once the...

    The mixing auger will stay running once the production process is started. The Holding Bin VFD will be the only motor starting & stopping. Flow rates via motor watts of the MA are critical for the...
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    I had not but even at the Min empty rate it will...

    I had not but even at the Min empty rate it will take the VFD 218 seconds to catch up at 58 HZ. Depending on if I allow it to drop the full 60 bushel before it starts again.
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    I haven't checked your math but feel we are...

    I haven't checked your math but feel we are headed in the same direction. The flow rate of my corn is not as predictable as I had thought it would be. Different operators get different #s. Without...
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    Has the price of wire gone down to? I hadn't...

    Has the price of wire gone down to? I hadn't looked lately.
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    I hope you have a clean "record". My mother in...

    I hope you have a clean "record".

    My mother in law was fingerprinted for the first time in her 80 some years when she took a small can of it in. Left overs from my father in laws hobbies over the...
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    As long as it was momentary.

    As long as it was momentary.
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    Other than the original design was to have a...

    Other than the original design was to have a continuous flow of product within a 12-15" space at the top, No, and for my part it worked. Well that and it is not a pump. Oh, and there is a lot of...
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    11244 Holding bin is to Rt. 2 HP VFD Drag is...

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    Holding bin is to Rt.
    2 HP VFD Drag is at bottom of Holding Bin and moves grain to Leg.
    Leg is hidden by HB, but dumps corn via a grain cleaner to Rt end of Mixing Auger.
    Water chemical...
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    Mixing Auger is single speed. Product is...

    Mixing Auger is single speed. Product is supplied to it via a drag with a VFD. Max load is the maximum amount of corn supplied to the MA. The Mixing auger is 16" diameter with portions of the...
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    I am thinking a transformer would be the best way...

    I am thinking a transformer would be the best way to go. Then an appropriately sized vfd. How big is the motor?

    Or change the submersible to 480, as in buy the right one.
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    1. Yes 2. Yes 3. BPH 4, 5, &6. The VFD...

    1. Yes
    2. Yes
    3. BPH
    4, 5, &6. The VFD delivers 92 to 890 BPH to the Mixing Auger, then the tanks . As requested the min rate has been increased to 690. Each tank is about 486 bushel. The...
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    I am confused. Does this mean that if I have a...

    I am confused. Does this mean that if I have a "pound of gold" in one pocket and a pound of nothing in another than I still weigh the same?:blink:
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    It doesnt look like the covers belong with the...

    It doesnt look like the covers belong with the panelboard.
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    You likeley have more than one problem. Facility...

    You likeley have more than one problem. Facility wide VD and if the motor just hums at start attempt look for local problems.
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    It is not so much that you can't trust your amp...

    It is not so much that you can't trust your amp meter for overloads, but stretch that information out 1000 times. Now you can start tracking a trend. The trend that sold me was when I spotted at...
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    That works so well on a spreadsheet, I may have...

    That works so well on a spreadsheet, I may have to see how it works in practice. The catch will be if they drop the E rate, especially if it is close to full. I could subtract the last time from...
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    Yes, same project. The monitoring of power was...

    Yes, same project. The monitoring of power was an eye opener for me and is working well.

    Why, you ask? To drive me nuts.
    The other vendors equipment can not deliver, at this moment, chemicals...
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    That was the original objective & I pretty much...

    That was the original objective & I pretty much had that working. The new objective is to manually set the incoming speed and change the run time. The run time would be determined by the amount of...
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    Not liquid, and operator has control of rate...

    Not liquid, and operator has control of rate discharge, but it does vary throughout the day. Minute to minute @ startup then pretty consistent for most of the time.




    The fill rate is...
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    Calculation. Not electrical.

    I need a 7th grader. My closest is in bed already.

    I have a tank that fills at a set rate. It empties at a variable rate. Start is initiated at a set low level and run time needs to vary with...
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    I am sure the instruction for those include...

    I am sure the instruction for those include "pandemic prevention".:happysad:
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    Please note I was being sarcastic. See post #2.

    Please note I was being sarcastic. See post #2.
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    With this line of reasoning the shock I received...

    With this line of reasoning the shock I received from an EG would be even worse than the Neutral. We were chasing a known fault when I managed to series myself in the path. I vote for it. Only one...
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    We use both handheld scanner & a camera. Neither...

    We use both handheld scanner & a camera. Neither are calibrated nor are we certified but they still come in pretty handy and keep our hands out of energized panels doing a FOP.
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    I am monitoring the 7.5 for power. I will need...

    I am monitoring the 7.5 for power.

    I will need to climb the leg and walk the plank, again.
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