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    My apologies for the poor spelling and I did...

    My apologies for the poor spelling and I did figured it out. Not sure what it is about asking a question on a forum that compels you (me in any case) to dig harder.

    I was going about it from...
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    Delta Controls Fahn Fail Alarm

    I have run into a dead end on setting up a Fan Failure Alarm for fans that are on a schedule (most of ours are 24 x 7 and those I have been able to program).

    How do you reference the RUN command...
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    Asking myself as well as manager who is very good...

    Asking myself as well as manager who is very good and asks the same questions I do. Have not come up with a plausible failure path though we are not much for coincidences either.

    Mix of a 23...
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    R22 to R422D Mechanical Lock Up

    I have seen the issues with the various leaks associated with the use of R422D (and the caveats for using it)

    Have others seen specifically a mechanical lockup as a result of a conversion with...
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    Vitodens Cold Temp Boost

    While I am a pretty decent technician, I am spread out over 4 or 6 areas from DDC to Power Generation and cannot focus on one area. Condensing boilers are not something we deal with so little...
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    I should add this was a last minute change in the...

    I should add this was a last minute change in the project, so it was done on the fly and not part of the original setup and layout.
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    Correct for float levels in a tank. Only two of...

    Correct for float levels in a tank. Only two of them I am currently (pun) concerned with, but there are a total of 4. The two I am dealing with that are causing the immediate problem are the Full...
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    I assume you have not seen a 24 VAC xformer wired...

    I assume you have not seen a 24 VAC xformer wired per the description ? Seems like it makes things register in the GSC even if no reference (no idea what the GCS voltage to its dry contact using...
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    Got it on the dry contact. There is no wire...

    Got it on the dry contact.

    There is no wire from the common thatís between the points (7-5 and 7-6) to the switches.

    They ran 24 volts to the common terminal on the switches (float system) ...
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    Network 8000 GCS Question

    I could find no info running a search so.......

    I am working on a DI signal issue into a GCS module.

    Two separate DI inputs are not showing as closed, confirmed the switch is closed, xformer...
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    I have run across similar problems, once in a...

    I have run across similar problems, once in a great while it turns out to be the flame safety (Honeywell in my experience).

    I once traced it down to a relay inside that was sticky. they can be...
  12. That should prove to be interesting. Whole...

    That should prove to be interesting.

    Whole different dynamic in having a magnetic field between the two parts. A strong filed might not let current do that, but they have to be pretty close...
  13. The reality is Inverter Duty does NOTHING to...

    The reality is Inverter Duty does NOTHING to address this issue. So called Inverter Duty is an insulation specification, not the shaft current problem. Yes there is some winding stuff as well,...
  14. And I have had all units that VFDs are on have...

    And I have had all units that VFDs are on have bearing failures.

    I will accept one mans failure is a problem another man has not found yet, or realized the underlying cause.

    I have not let one...
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    I checked and its KHZ for sure, not Hz. Hz would...

    I checked and its KHZ for sure, not Hz. Hz would be nice, no problem then.

    Irritating issue is that they do make perfect sine wave machines, UPS and Electronic Grounp Power Units. The wave...
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    Frankly I do not remember. I have 3 different...

    Frankly I do not remember. I have 3 different drive MFGs, and they all differ.

    I recall 2KHZ (I may have the hz wrong), the last actually look at that was two years ago, and my memory for...
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    I don't know how easy this is to work with, but...

    I don't know how easy this is to work with, but its also an option if you choose to go with just the shaft grounding.

    http://www.inpro-seal.com/CDR/mgs.html

    While I don't like the idea as a...
  18. I would not touch a VFD driven device unless the...

    I would not touch a VFD driven device unless the mfg discuses what they have done to stop the bearing arching in their literature. While some will argue, my experience is that all new VFDs...
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    If you can identify those its certainly a good...

    If you can identify those its certainly a good solution for harmonics. The bearing arching (and associated grease degradation/burn up) falls into a different realm.

    One suggestion was to put...
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    The problem I ran into was that the Aegis system...

    The problem I ran into was that the Aegis system did not mount neatly to the motor I got it for.

    It was going to require a drill and tap, and there was going to be a very close clearance between...
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    You seem to be ignoring the information that...

    You seem to be ignoring the information that often shaft grounding does not work, and seldom by itself.

    So, what is your time worth?, or if you call in an outside contractor to do the bearing...
  22. Not to worry, there are items to discuss. For...

    Not to worry, there are items to discuss.

    For us, we are closed loop, so that pretty well removes that as a concern, though the Clima Cool (which I am not endorsing, though it is on the list due...
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    Frankly I have worked through the issue. While...

    Frankly I have worked through the issue.

    While costly, buying the Sealed Ceramic Hybrid Bearings from SKF/MRC has resolved the problem.

    Supposedly grounding is needed as well, however, at...
  24. Thread: PMI UPGRADE PATH

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    Thank you, a nice professional presentation with...

    Thank you, a nice professional presentation with good support of the view point.

    Each situation and facility has different aspects, and a one view answer does not meet those.

    1. Is it new...
  25. Thread: FX-40 or NAE

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    I am starting at the end, so yours is the last...

    I am starting at the end, so yours is the last one read, will go back and read the others.

    Thank you, its an excellent description/breakdown from my standpoint. It gives me a clear idea of the...
  26. Thread: PMI UPGRADE PATH

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    If I am going to call someone slime, I will do...

    If I am going to call someone slime, I will do so. Do not put words in my mouth.

    I work in 4 or 5 areas of technical expertise. I have fully admitted that the higher levels of PMI/NAE/FCX are...
  27. Thread: PMI UPGRADE PATH

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    So, let me pose another question. Has anyone...

    So, let me pose another question.

    Has anyone run an NCM/PMI through a VISTA machine with the virtual XP setup? Same feature as the Windows 7.
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    Delta has a very good product line. Install...

    Delta has a very good product line. Install depends on Vendor of course and the factory works through them, not directly. Bad vendor and poor results. There are advantages to having one of the...
  29. Thread: NCM Life

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    Being a bit sarcastic, no. Of course it needs...

    Being a bit sarcastic, no.

    Of course it needs a power supply (24 volts I believe).

    It should be in a cabinet, not just mounted on a wall, but as long as no one cares about looks, you can put...
  30. Thread: FX-40 or NAE

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    What bothers me about this conversation is that...

    What bothers me about this conversation is that not once do I see anyone actually saying WHAT the technical differences are between the NAE and the FX line feature by feature, functions etc that make...
  31. Thread: PMI UPGRADE PATH

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    I have looked through the Archives, and basically...

    I have looked through the Archives, and basically the information while technically thorough is wide spread over the map, and does not answer the questions in a manner I can wrap my mind around. ...
  32. Thread: PMI UPGRADE PATH

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    PMI UPGRADE PATH

    First by way of introduction, I am far more a field technician and not a programmer. I am not one of the top whiz bang super installer/fixers. I maintain systems, and I fix them when they...
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    Here is my dilemma. I need to contact admin to...

    Here is my dilemma. I need to contact admin to get my screwed up on email fixed (long story).

    I can't change my account to get my email address to reflect what it should be, and there is no...
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    Delta is an independent

    Delta is an independent
  35. You are being too hard on the guy The light...

    You are being too hard on the guy

    The light bulb worked!
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    Dielectrics, What Metal is Lost Where

    I am fully aware and conversant of the use of dielectrics, but I have come across an unusual set of conditions, and what we do about it depends on what is going on.

    First: For the first time in...
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    Well, I guess I fall into the "Old Clunkers"...

    Well, I guess I fall into the "Old Clunkers" category (Earth stove, Colony Hearth model)

    Iíll disagree strongly about type of wood. Seasoned for sure, but up here (Anchorage Ak specifically)...
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    Just came across this looking for other...

    Just came across this looking for other information

    Why would any one in their right mind buy a piece of equipment like that from China?

    East Coast thing maybe?
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    We are pretty close to committing to the...

    We are pretty close to committing to the Weishaupt.

    Partly due to full local suppport (rep oversees the install and they have an in town tech for setup and follow up during warranty or latter). ...
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    Gordon Piatt name is owned by John Zink (for some...

    Gordon Piatt name is owned by John Zink (for some time now), they will keep making parts, but no burners (no idea why but will be asking).

    I am not too fond of Powerflame, mostly because of the...
  41. Thread: SCROLL CHILLERS

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    Frankly there is a lot of mis-statements going on...

    Frankly there is a lot of mis-statements going on here.

    Load: You can try to get load off equipment and calculate it out till the cows come home (well thatís what engineers to in the first...
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    Big Boiler Burners

    We are in the process of trying to get a Kewaunee boiler equipped with Kewaunee burner upgraded to a new style efficient burner. Unfortunately I do not have any experience in the big burner class...
  43. Does anyone have a number of how many hours a...

    Does anyone have a number of how many hours a scroll can run?

    Assuming reasonable setup conditions and treatment, not abused.
  44. I do wonder if they have taken the arching that...

    I do wonder if they have taken the arching that VFDs cause into consideration

    Not ball bearings like a stand alone motor (sleeves?), but even if they use copper sleeves, hmmm

    Seriously...
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    To update this. I have now completed the...

    To update this.

    I have now completed the change to ceramic hybrid bearings.

    We have had one failure of a Koyo shielded bearing that began to howl. We also have two on a 30 hp motor that...
  46. Thread: SCROLL CHILLERS

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    I am not going to try to defend Clima Cool,...

    I am not going to try to defend Clima Cool, simply they are on the list as they look to offer a very high quality unit. Multi Stack may be ok, I just do not get the same impression from them. ...
  47. I just got a quote back from Mokon (we are...

    I just got a quote back from Mokon (we are looking at 20-30 tons size units to suit our application).

    Interesting that while you cannot get digital scrolls in the 15 tons size (for the 30 ton...
  48. Thread: SCROLL CHILLERS

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    This gets deep, but as best I can answer. The...

    This gets deep, but as best I can answer. The unit can only move the slide and or the first load step at 50%. No less than that. Once it does, its totally unloaded. Zero cooling below that,...
  49. Thread: SCROLL CHILLERS

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    I will have to disagree about reliable. ...

    I will have to disagree about reliable.

    Granted, the unit was oversized, and while not a fault of Trane, it was a Trane rep that ordered the unit, and did not do his homework, and specify...
  50. Keep in mind that Multi Stack is not the only...

    Keep in mind that Multi Stack is not the only unit out there, and possibly not the best.

    Clima Cool actually looks to be very well done, though it does use the Brazed Plate heat exchanger, they...
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