Pat's Technical Corner:
Closing the Loop
We like car analogies so I'll start out this discussion with one. What happens when you're going 45mph with the Cruise Control set and begin ascending up a hill? Well, as you drive up that hill your car will require extra power(torque) or it will naturally begin to slow down. As you start slowing down your car's cruise control feature recognizes
Frequent Encounters with ConveyLinx
I recently sat down with our support/engineering team to discuss frequent encounters with customers using ConveyLinx. Let me start by saying the most important thing when commissioning a ConveyLinx system is the initial configuration. As most of you know, the Auto-Configuration starts the process of creating a linear Zero Pressure system. This
Reversing Zero Pressure Accumulation
Conveylinx's EasyRoll Software has many features and one of those is to transform (insert cool Transformers sound here) standard Zero Pressure Accumulation into "Bi-Directional or Reversing Conveyor". This beneficial feature can be found in the ConveyLinx Advanced Dialog under the tab "Look Ahead and Timing".
With ConveyLogix, you can write your own ladder diagram or structured text logic code that has direct access to the ConveyLinx module's port I/O and motor control. You essentially have an 8 input, 2 logical output, and 2 full functioning BLDC motor connections all on one programmable module.
PulseRoller - Did you Know
Did you know...While in Easy Roll you can press the F2 key instead of “ctrl shift U” to get to the advanced dialog menu? EasyRoll now has “Integrated Help”. Beginning with version 2.85, EasyRoll gives you the ability to hover over any function for a detailed explanation in a pop-up format.