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Posted: Jun 9, 2017
Comments: 0
Author: Dan Rodgers

Decrease downtime and increase safety with electronic weigh scale calibration

The advantages of electronic weigh scale calibration include decreasing downtime and increasing safety, while maintaining necessary compliance standards. Here is a comparison of traditional versus Hardy C2 electronic weigh scale calibration:

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Posted: Jun 9, 2017
Comments: 0
Author: Dan Rodgers

Calibrate your weigh scale in three steps

Problem: Calibrating weigh scales can be time consuming and costly, with downtime and personnel safety being the main concerns.

Solution: Electronic Weigh Scale Calibration by Hardy Process Solutions C2 Calibration decreases time and resources spent on calibration

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Posted: May 4, 2017
Categories: Automation Systems
Comments: 1

Your guide to backing-up your Logix Controller Program

Welcome to Part II of our “How to Backup an Allen-Bradley Logix Controller Program”. In Part II, we will go over backing up your Logix Controller Program for your Ethernet/USB Controllers. If you are connecting to your device via a serial connection, go ahead and read Part I for detailed instructions on how to backup your program when connecting to a serial controller.

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Posted: Jan 6, 2014
Categories: Motors and Drives
Comments: 10
Author: Jeff Zinn

Setting up your IP address and subnet.

Have you ever found yourself asking “Why can’t I connect to this darn Allen Bradley Controller (MicroLogix, CompactLogix, ControlLogix) or Variable Frequency Drive (PowerFlex 525, 40, 70, 700, 755) over Ethernet”?

One of the most common mistakes I see is the PC’s network adapter is setup for DHCP and/or the device’s IP address and subnet have not been configured.

Most PC’s network adapters are setup for DHCP by default and need to be this way to connect to a majority of company and home routers. To connect to Allen Bradley Ethernet enabled devices your PC’s network adapter needs to be setup to have a static IP address on the same subnet as the device.

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