ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
VDE 0100 to introduce AFCIs
by sparky. 01/20/18 05:09 PM
MRI LED lights dimmer control replacement - wow!
by Potseal. 01/19/18 08:52 PM
Video: Inventor of the GFCI self-testing shocks
by Bill Addiss. 01/17/18 11:11 PM
FPE in Germany
by HotLine1. 01/17/18 07:07 PM
Fujifilm Recalls Power Adapter Wall Plugs
by Admin. 01/16/18 07:04 PM
New in the Gallery:
Housebilding DIY wiring
SE cable question
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (sparky), 10 guests, and 10 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Discussion for: Member Contributed Motor Schematics-part 2 #128665
09/13/03 12:48 AM
09/13/03 12:48 AM
Scott35  Offline
OP
Broom Pusher and
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 2,708
Anaheim, CA. USA
This thread may be used to discuss the items posted in the Technical Reference section, under the topic:
Member Contributed Motor Control Schematics - 2 of 2

Feel free to discuss, ask questions and comment these items with ECN Member "Pinemarten", who contributed them.

Scott35
new 09.12.2003 22:48:00 for Pinemarten


Scott " 35 " Thompson
Just Say NO To Green Eggs And Ham!
Tools for Electricians:
Re: Discussion for: Member Contributed Motor Schematics-part 2 #128666
10/08/03 10:38 PM
10/08/03 10:38 PM
D
donles  Offline
Member
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 83
Pennsylvania
Pinemarten

Thank you for posting motor control schematics. I'm familiar with the style of 2.1. I've worked in a stainless steel hot strip mill for 25 years (about 5 years too long). It looks like a General Electric style control scheme. What type of equipment does it control? I would think all of the new stuff coming out now is plc based and looks a little different. Having done both, I prefer plc.
The second schematic, 2.2, looks European. We have some Davey gauge control stuff that resembles that. Takes awhile to get used to but good stuff.
Did these drawings come from your job? What do you do?
Don

Re: Discussion for: Member Contributed Motor Schematics-part 2 #128667
10/16/03 08:08 PM
10/16/03 08:08 PM
P
Pinemarten  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 123
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Both are schematics for ski lifts. 2.1 is circa 1968 and 2.2 is circa 1983. 2.2 is 1/9 pages. There is another thread on this board with more detail.
Major upgrades are expensive, so equipment is replaced with the original style.
2.2 is European and I have seen the style changes in schematics from '83 until present.
I left that mountain in Aug '02 and now I work in PVC extrusion.
I started working industrial full time in '98. Beef processing, ski 'hill', and now PVC.
I was amazed that most schematics were photocopies and hand drawn. I started 'digitizing' them at the ski hill. All the posted work was done by me alone with a simple 'paint' type program.
It was a daunting task at first because I tried it with CAD programs that weren't suited to electrical. I decided to start from scratch and 'do my own thing'.
I have a simple system for digitizing 'decrepit crayon-on-napkin scratches' to a .bmp/.jpg/ etc file so they can be updated/printed etc by any electrician.
I have some new PLC stuff I have been working on, and hope to submit it when time permits.
When I eventually retire, I hope to run a schematic converting company from a laptop on a beach in Fiji.


Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
waymag
waymag
dallas, texas, USA
Posts: 67
Joined: January 2002
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 20
sparky 16
Potseal 15
Popular Topics(Views)
243,576 Are you busy
180,374 Re: Forum
170,852 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.010s Queries: 14 (0.002s) Memory: 0.9512 MB (Peak: 1.0776 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-01-21 16:30:54 UTC